UH-1H Iroquois Utility Helicopter

The UH-1 Iroquois, or "Huey," is a Vietnam-vintage multipurpose helicopter that is being phased out by the introduction of the UH-60 Black Hawk. The latest version, the UH-1H, was deployed to Southwest Asia. Primary missions include general support, air assault, cargo transport, aeromedical evacuation, search and rescue, and electronic warfare.

Length: 57.1 feet with rotors
Width: 8.6 feet
Height: 14.5 feet
Weight: 4.7 tons
Payload: 1.5 tons (internal) 2 tons (external)
Speed: 127 miles per hour
Range: 318 miles
Crew: 3-4
Passangers: 11-14

Type: 7.62-mm. machine gun

Line Drawing: UH-1H

page created 11 June 2001

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