Helicopter Panha 2091 Toufan. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter Panha 2091 Toufan. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter Panha 2091 Toufan. Specifications. A photo.


Panha 2091 Toufan - Iranian attack helicopter, designed in 1979, the aircraft companies «Bell Helicopter Textron» and «Panha».


Panha 2091 Toufan photo


Design helicopter Panha 2091 Toufan was conducted Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Company «Panha» and the American company «Bell Helicopter Textron» in the middle of 70-ies of the last century. As pervoosnovnoy base served as a model of an American helicopter Bell AH-1J International, which has undergone a number of different changes, including how to have concerned the appearance of the aircraft, as well as the technical component of military aircraft.

Due to technical optimization of the aircraft, the Iranian attack helicopter Panha 2091 Toufan proved to be very popular in the armed forces of this state, and in spite of the fact that the helicopter has already more than 35-year history, the model is still very relevant and effective in its operational capabilities.

Compared with the original model of the helicopter, serialized aircraft manufacturer «Bell Helicopter Textron», model Panha 2091 Toufan received new avionics tools, improved cabin mounted in the nose of the helicopter camera, and others.


A photoPanha 2091 Toufan


Helicopter Panha 2091 Toufan is an effective fighting unit employed in the fight against lightly armored and armored vehicles of the enemy, and with large clusters of enemy forces. it should be noted that the use of a helicopter against single targets is ineffective, since in fact, the helicopter does not have machine guns in turn. Armed with a helicopter model Panha 2091 Toufan are:

  • Automatic air gun 20 mm .;
  • Set of 14 rockets;
  • Set of 8 guided anti-tank missiles;
  • Set of two guided missiles "air-to-air."


Crew Panha 2091 Toufan combat aircraft consists of two people - a pilot and arrow, and because of a helicopter belonging to the class of impact air tools, transportation on its military board and any cargo is not possible.


HelicopterPanha 2091 Toufan


A military attack helicopter Panha 2091 Toufan equipped power plant consists of two gas turbine engines of the brand Pratt & Whitney Canada, each of which has its own traction in 1530 hp, which is slightly smaller than the original version, but despite this fact, the speed of the aircraft the device is 240 km \ h., at a maximum range of flight in 600 kilometers.

The number of employed in the Armed Forces of Iran helicopter model Panha 2091 Toufan remains unknown, however, experts point out, at least, 12 aircraft.


Specifications Panha 2091 Toufan.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: 1 people;
  • helicopter length: 16,02 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 3,96 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 13,04 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 2800 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 4530 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 220 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 240 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 600 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4800 m .;
  • Powerplant: 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada;
  • Power: 2 x 1530 hp



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