Hobby Master 1/72 Helicopter Air Power Series
Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian
31601, ROK Army
Die-cast metal.

Fully assembled.

Superb detailing in 1/72 scale.

Pre-painted with pad applied markings.

Rotors spin.

Minimum use of plastic.

Very collectable
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its advanced capabilities compared to previous variants it was renamed. Everything about the AH-
64E is bigger and better or improved when compared to earlier variants. A large number of
improvements are meant to protect the crew from guns up to 27 mm rounds as well as crash
resistant seats. Equipped with new sensors, avionics and night operation capabilities the AH-64E
also has the ability to control UAVs.

The South Korean Army bought thirty six Boeing AH-64E helicopters that included six that were
equipped with the Longbow fire control radar. The Longbow provides the ability to detect up to
one hundred and twenty eight targets at the same time at distances up to twelve kilometers. The
ROK Army equipped two battalions with the new AH-64Es. The AH-64E is meant to replace the
ninety ageing ROKA Bell AH-1S Cobra attack helicopter that began service in 1977. The ROK
Marines have opted for the KAI (Korea Aerospace Industries) Surion.

General Specifications For AH-64E Apache Guardian
Crew – 2 X Pilot On Raised Rear Seat, Co-Pilot/Gunner In Front Seat

Length – 58 ft   (17.7 m)
Main Rotor Diameter – 48 ft   (14.6 m)
Height – 16.2 ft   (4.95 m)
Empty – 10,340 lb   (5.17 t)
Maximum Takeoff Weight - 20,860 lb   (10.43 t)

Powerplant – 2 X General Electric T700-GE-701D Turboshafts
Horse Power – 1,994 shp Each

Maximum – 186 mph   (300 km/h)
Cruise – 171 mph   (275 km/h)
Service Ceiling – 21,000 ft   (6,400 m)
Range – 295 mi   (476 km)

1 X 30 mm Cannon W/1,200 Rounds
4 X Hardpoints Mounted On Stub-Wing Pylons
16 X AGM-114L Hellfire-2 Anti-Tank
4 X AIM-92 Stinger
4 X Mistral
2 X AIM-9 Sidewinder Air-To-Air
2 X AGM-122 Sidearm Anti-Radiation
19-Shot Pods With Hydra 70 Unguided Rockets