OH-1 Light Observation Helicopter

OH-1 Light Observation Helicopter

The OH-1 was developed for the Japan Ministry of Defense in 1992 as the first helicopter manufactured completely in Japan. A prototype made its successful first flight in 1996.

The OH-1 is a tandem two-seat observation helicopter with excellent flying response and is equipped with a tail rotor designed to achieve greater safety and an automatic pilot system with flight holding function. One of its new technologies is an integrated cockpit display system.

Specification

Length 13.4m
M/R Dia. 11.6m
Height 3.8m

Kawasaki-Hughes OH-6 Helicopter
Many OH-6 helicopters, the predecessor of the OH-1, are still in active service.

OH-6 helicopters, the predecessor of the OH-1, are still active in service.