AH-64D Apache

Boeing, US Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopters Achieve 5 Million Flight Hours, Equivalent to Flying nonstop for more than 208,333 Days or 570 Years and Nine Months

Boeing, US Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopters Achieve 5 Million Flight Hours, Equivalent to Flying nonstop for more than 208,333 Days or 570 Years and Nine Months

Additionally, 1.3 million of those five million flight hours were accomplished during combat. Boeing and the AH-64 team are observing… Read More

1 year ago

US Army Apache Repairman explains why the AH-64D/E is a heavy attack helicopter while the AH-1Z Viper is a medium attack helicopter

‘The AH-1Z Viper is faster and more maneuverable than the heavier AH-64D/E Apache. The drawback to this, however, is firepower,’… Read More

2 years ago

Meet Boeing Modernized Apache concept, the next evolution of the current AH-64E v6 attack helicopter featuring a longer wing with three hard points per wing

Touting it as the next evolution of the current AH-64E v6 attack helicopter, the Modernized Apache can be differentiated externally… Read More

2 years ago

The Lockheed AH-56A Cheyenne was more advanced than today’s AH-64 Apache, but it never went in production. Here’s why.

The Lockheed AH-56A Cheyenne attack helicopter In the 1960s, the Army tested the Lockheed AH-56A Cheyenne, an attack helicopter that… Read More

2 years ago

If NASA had known ahead of time Space Shuttle Columbia was going to disintegrate on re-entry, they could have tried to rescue its crew. Here’s how.

Columbia was the first space shuttle to fly in space; its first flight took place in April 1981, and it… Read More

3 years ago

Here’s why a terrain-masked attack helicopter is safe against missiles but not against tube artillery

There are many scenarios in which tube artillery can engage attack helicopters. Sometimes called helicopter gunships because of their heavy… Read More

3 years ago

17th Cavalry Regiment, 3CAB transitions to AH-64E: unit’s personnel explain why the new Apache is better than the older AH-64D

One function the AH-64E Apache model is capable of performing is full instrument flight. This means pilots can fly through… Read More

3 years ago

Twin pilots get Apache flight together in Afghanistan

Stewart Smith had the opportunity to fly his brother Isaac Smith in the Apache, a two seater aircraft. Chief Warrant… Read More

4 years ago

Two US Service Members Killed in AH-64D Apache attack Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan

First reports mentioned that the rotors of the AH-64D Apache clipped a mountain ridge in Logar Province (east Afghanistan). The… Read More

4 years ago

US Army UH-60 Black Hawk Crash Kills One, Wounds Three

At the time of the mishap the Black Hawk was flying out to recover a soldier with a heat-related injury… Read More

5 years ago

US Army to grant Boeing Contract for Production or Remanufacture of Up To 600 AH-64E Apaches

The US Army plans to grant Boeing a multiyear contract for the production or remanufacture of up to 600 AH-64E… Read More

5 years ago

THIS INCREDIBLE PHOTO OF A U.S. ARMY AH-64D ATTACK HELICOPTER GIVES THE ICONIC APACHE ADDITIONAL BADASSERY

Today, the U.S. Army's attack helicopter fleet consists of a mixture of AH-64D and AH-64E model aircraft Taken on May… Read More

7 years ago

ISRAELI AIR FORCE AH-64D APACHE SQUADRON CO CANDIDATE UNSUITABLE FOR THE POSITION AFTER HE FAILED LIE DETECTOR TESTS

Lt. Col. 'A' was given several opportunities to explain his failures in the polygraph tests and retake them, only for… Read More

7 years ago