TOP 10 best fastest helicopters in the world
Helicopters or choppers with one or more powerful driven horizontal propellers or rotors that enable them to take off and land vertically to move in any direction or to remain stationary in the air these attributes enable them to operate in congested or isolated areas where fixed-wing aircraft and several types of vertical takeoff and landing aircraft are unable to. but they’re not as fast as those aircraft and amongst all the helicopters in the world.
Today we’re gonna list the
TOP 10 best fastest helicopters in the world – SPEED LIST
10) AH-64D APACHE ( 284 km/h )
Which is an American twin-turbo shaped attack helicopter with a tailwheel type of landing gear arrangement with four blades and a tandem cockpit for a crew of two its length is about 18 meters and weighed about 5165 kilograms it can reach up to a maximum speed of 284 km/h the high-performance engines ensure the helicopter to reach a maximum altitude of 15,000 895 feet
9) MIL MI-26 ( HALO ) ( 295 km/h )
Which is a Soviet or Russian heavy transport helicopter this helicopter has a length of about 40 meters and weighed about 28,200 kilograms its maximum speed is 295 kilometer/H and this equipped with a 2 D 136 turboshaft engine that can fly at a maximum altitude of 15,000 and 91 feet.
8) MI-28N NIGHT HUNTER ( 299 km/h )
Which is a Russian all-weather day/night military tandem two-seat anti-armor attack helicopter its length is 70 meters and weighed about 7,000 kilograms and can attain a maximum speed of 299 km/h the turboshaft engine enables the mi-28n to operate at an altitude of 18,000 372 feet up next
7) KA-52 ALLIGATOR ( 300 km/h )
we have the KA-52 ALLIGATOR this is a Russian helicopter designed to destroy tanks armored and nonarmored ground targets enemy troops and helicopters both on the frontline and in the tactical reserves this helicopter has a length of 16 meters and weighs 7700 kilograms its maximum speed is 300 km/h and it is powered by two VK 2500 turboshaft engines that allow it to fly at an altitude of over 16,000 404 feet
6) NH-90 ( 300 km/h )
a medium-lift multi-role military helicopter the nh90 the NH industries nh90 was developed in response to NATO requirements for a battlefield helicopter which would also be capable of being operated in naval and varmints its length is 20 meters and weighed about 6,400 kilograms with the top speed of 300 km/h this helicopter has a high-performance engine that enables the helicopter to reach a maximum altitude of 10,500 feet.
5) AUGUSTA WESTLAND AW139 ( 330 kilometers per hour )
The world’s fifth-fastest helicopters the world the AgustaWestland aw139 which is a 15 seed medium-sized twin-engine helicopter developed by AgustaWestland and now produced by Italian company Leonardo its length is 70 meters and weighed about 3622 kilograms and has a maximum speed of 330 kilometers per hour due to a very high-performance engine it can enable the helicopter to reach a maximum altitude of 20,000 feet.
4) CH-47 CHINOOK ( 309 km/h )
The AgustaWestland aw101 a medium-lived helicopter used in both military and civil applications developed by a joint venture between the United Kingdom and Italy its length is 23 meters weight about 10,500 kilograms and its top speed is 309 km/h the engine ensures operations at a maximum altitude of 15,000 feet.
3) MI-35M ( 310 km/h )
We have mi-25 M which is an attack helicopter used primarily for military transport missions this attack helicopter is an export version of the mi-24 helicopter and has an overall length of twenty-one point six meters and weighs about 11,500 kilograms this helicopter can fly at a maximum speed of 310 km/h and its operational altitude is seventeen thousand seven hundred and sixteen feet
2) CH-47 CHINOOK ( 315 km/h )
With a maximum speed of 315 kilometers per hour, the ch-47 Chinook is.the world’s second-fastest helicopter is an American twin-engine tandem rotor heavy-lift helicopter considered to be among the heaviest lifting Western helicopters its length is 30 meters weighs about fourteen thousand nine hundred and sixty-nine kilograms and can fly at a maximum altitude of about twenty thousand feet.
1) EUROCOPTER X3 ( 472 Km/h )
At number one is none other than a Eurocopter x3 which is an experimental high-speed compound helicopter by airbus helicopters it is known to be the fastest military attack helicopter in the world and made its first flight in 2010 and since then has done enough flight testing to be certified for a top speed of 472 kilometers per arm the overall length is not shown but it weighs about 5200 kilograms and can fly at an altitude of more than 12,500 feet.