Bell Iroquois UH-1B and UH-1C

Bell Iroquois UH-1B and UH-1C

Three UH-1B helicopters were introduced into the RAN in 1964 and four UH-1C models in 1965-66. They were used for training, search and rescue and utility roles both ashore and embarked on RAN ships.

Manufacturer: Bell
Type: search and rescue, and training helicopter
Delivered: 7 helicopters, 1964-66
Crew: two
Engine: one T53-L11B turboshaft engine producing 1100 shp
Speed: 127 mph (max)
Range: 344 miles
Withdrawn: 1989