Gunship Academy

by Richard Sheffield

Chapter 2

The AH-64A Apache

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Chapter 2

The Apache, as delivered to the Army in its final form, is without question the best attack helicopter currently operating anywhere in the world. It has been received with overwhelming praise by the military community. To examine this aircraft and gain some understanding of what makes it so special, it's necessary to look at it as a group of subsystems—each designed with special requirements in mind.

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