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=== Survivability and armour ===
 
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===Modules===
 
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'''Pros:'''
 
'''Pros:'''
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* Can carry up to 16 TOW ATGMs (TOW-2 with modification)
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* Flares
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* One of the fastest helicopters in the game
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* Can carry air-to-air missiles to take down aircraft
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* Excellent ground attack capabilities.
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'''Cons:'''
 
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* Weak airframe can be taken down even by roof-mounted MGs from enemy tanks.
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* Cannon fodder for dedicated SPAAGs
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* Very slow, easy target for SPAAs and aircraft
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* Priority target for the enemy team as you are extremely dangerous
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* No armor whatsoever. 
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== Read also ==
 
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Revision as of 23:30, 20 February 2019

AH-1Z
ah_1z.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
10.0/10.0/10.0BR
2 peopleCrew
5.6 tEmpty weight
8.6 tTake-off weight
Flight characteristics
6 000 mCeiling
2 х General Electric T700-GE-401C turboshaftEngine
Speed of destruction
460 km/hStructural
420 km/hGear
Offensive armament
20 mm M197 cannonWeapon 1
750 roundsAmmunition
1 500 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
28 x FFAR Mighty Mouse rocketsSetup 1
76 x FFAR Mighty Mouse rocketsSetup 2
2 x 7.62 mm M134 Minigun machine gunSetup 3
2 x 7.62 mm M134 Minigun machine gun
14 x FFAR Mighty Mouse rockets
Setup 4
2 x 7.62 mm M134 Minigun machine gun
40 x FFAR Mighty Mouse rockets
Setup 5
4 x BGM-71 TOW missilesSetup 6
8 x BGM-71 TOW missilesSetup 7
4 x BGM-71 TOW missiles
38 x FFAR Mighty Mouse rockets
Setup 8
8 x BGM-71 TOW missiles
38 x FFAR Mighty Mouse rockets
Setup 9
4 x BGM-71 TOW missiles
2 x 7.62 mm M134 Minigun machine gun
Setup 10
8 x BGM-71 TOW missiles
2 x 7.62 mm M134 Minigun machine gun
Setup 11
4 x BGM-71 TOW-2 missilesSetup 12
8 x BGM-71 TOW-2 missilesSetup 13
4 x BGM-71 TOW-2 missiles
38 x FFAR Mighty Mouse rockets
Setup 14
8 x BGM-71 TOW-2 missiles
38 x FFAR Mighty Mouse rockets
Setup 15
4 x BGM-71 TOW-2 missiles
2 x 7.62 mm M134 Minigun machine gun
Setup 16
8 x BGM-71 TOW-2 missiles
2 x 7.62 mm M134 Minigun machine gun
Setup 17
16 x BGM-71 TOW missilesSetup 18
16 x BGM-71 TOW-2 missilesSetup 19
8 x AGM-114B Hellfire missilesSetup 20
8 x AGM-114B Hellfire missiles
2 x 7.62 mm M134 Minigun machine gun
Setup 21
8 x AGM-114B Hellfire missiles
38 x FFAR Mighty Mouse rockets
Setup 22
16 x AGM-114B Hellfire missilesSetup 23
Economy
390 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
1 010 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png11 000 / 13 463/9 400 / 11 505/6 770 / 8 286Repair
290 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
1 010 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
2 600 Ge icon.pngAces
x 2.26 Rp icon.pngReward for battle
Msg-info.png This page is about the aircraft AH-1Z. For other uses, see AH-1 (Disambiguation)

Description

The AH-1Z in the garage


The AH-1Z is a Rank VI American attack helicopter with a battle rating of 10.0 (AB/RB/SB). This helicopter was introduced in Update 1.81 "The Valkyries".

General info

Flight Performance

Characteristics
Stock
Max Speed
(km/h at ?,000 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
ABN1K2-J RB AB RB AB RB
 ?  ? 6 000  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ???
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at ?,000 m)
Max altitude (meters) Turn time (seconds) Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run (meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
 ?  ? 6 000  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ???

Details

Limits
Wing-break speed
(km/h)
Gear limit
(km/h)
Combat flap
(km/h)
Max Static G
+ -
460 420 ~?? ~?

Survivability and armour

  • No armour plating
  • No armour glazing
  • Critical components located at the front of aircraft (fuel, pilot, engine, controls)
  • More fuel tanks located in wings near the fuselage

Armaments

Offensive armament

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Usage in the battles

Modules

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage Repair Radiator
II Compressor Airframe
III Wings Repair Engine
IV Engine Injection Cover

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Can carry up to 16 TOW ATGMs (TOW-2 with modification)
  • Flares
  • One of the fastest helicopters in the game
  • Can carry air-to-air missiles to take down aircraft
  • Excellent ground attack capabilities.

Cons:

  • Weak airframe can be taken down even by roof-mounted MGs from enemy tanks.
  • Cannon fodder for dedicated SPAAGs
  • Very slow, easy target for SPAAs and aircraft
  • Priority target for the enemy team as you are extremely dangerous
  • No armor whatsoever.

History

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Media

An excellent addition to the article will be video guides, as well as screenshots from the game and photos.

Read also

Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example,

  • reference to the series of the aircraft;
  • links to approximate analogues of other nations and research trees.

Sources

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  • topic on the official game forum;
  • page on aircraft encyclopedia;
  • other literature.


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