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Shabaviz 2–75
Role Multipurpose utility helicopter
Manufacturer Panha
Introduction 1998
Status Active service
Primary user Iran
Developed from Bell 204/205

The Panha Shabaviz 2–75 (Persian:شباویز – "Owl") is an Iranian utility helicopter built by the Iranian Helicopter Support and Renewal Company.[1] It is a reverse engineered version of the Bell 205s which were sold to the government of Mohammed Reza Pahlavi. The first example was built in 1998 and the type was publicly unveiled the following year.[1] It has been manufactured locally in Iran since 2002 and is in active service with the Iranian military and government. It has also been claimed that it can be modified to carry light weaponry.

Specifications (Shabaviz 2–75)[]

General characteristics

  • Crew: Two (pilot & co-pilot)
  • Capacity: 14 passengers or 2,500 kg (5,500 lb)
  • Length: ()
  • Rotor diameter: ()
  • Height: ()
  • Powerplant: 1 × turboshaft, 932 kw (1250 shp)

Performance

  • Range: 500 km (270 nm, 310 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 3,800 m (12,600 ft)

See also[]

  • Bell 205
  • List of helicopter models
  • Panha Shabviz 2061

References[]

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