The AH-55 Charger is a large Multirole Attack Helicopter developed by the Volksian Aircraft Development Corporation for a request by the Volksian Air Corps.
The request by the Volksian Air Corps to create a new heli arrived at the VADC Office in early 1985 with the Classifications to carry 12,000lbs of weapons and a fully equipped squad.
So VADC came up with 2 proposals which was split among 2 build teams with team 1 finishing first with the AH-55 Charger.
The AH-55 Charger featured contra rotating rotors, an armored fuselage capable of withstanding 25mm autocannon fire, retractable undercarriage, a maximum payload capability of 15,000lbs, space for 20 fully equipped troops or 16 stretchers,
8 hardpoints which can support ordinance racks, a service ceiling of 35,000ft, and a top speed of 225mph.
2x 30mm auto cannons
2x 40mm Rotary Cannons
8x AGA-25 Vezda (Russian for everywhere) Multirole missile
10x AA-13 Razbirat (Russian for dismantle) Air to Air missile
AG1 - 40mm Rotary Cannons
AG2 - Lights
VTOL - Throttle
Trim - Pitch
Throttle - Collective
- Predecessor HVY Attack Aircraft Challenge (Closed!)
- Created On Android
- Wingspan 56.8ft (17.3m)
- Length 74.3ft (22.6m)
- Height 20.4ft (6.2m)
- Empty Weight N/A
- Loaded Weight 30,630lbs (13,893kg)
- Power/Weight Ratio 5.575
- Wing Loading 55.7lbs/ft2 (272.1kg/m2)
- Wing Area 549.6ft2 (51.1m2)
- Drag Points 10037
- Number of Parts 194
- Control Surfaces 1
- Performance Cost 1,154