297 – Flying the AH-64 Apache

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Guest: Caleb Marheine    Host: Markus Voelter    Shownoter: Alexander Grote

In mid-September I drove to Illesheim Army Airfield to meet with Caleb Marheine who flies the AH-64 Apache helicopter there. We talked about the helicopter’s systems, the cockpit, aspects of flying it as well as some of the missions.

My own Pictures

Jon’s Pictures

Introduction of the helicopter

00:04:50

AH-64D Apache | Engines | Rotor | MD500 | Forward looking infrared | Bell 206 | Weapons | HEDP | Hellfire Rack | Longbow Radar | Airframe | Pitot Tube | Flare | Chaff | Buckets | Tail Rotor | Stabelizer | Roll, Pitch and Yaw | WSO | Ballistic Glass | Kevlar | Self sealing fuel tank | Cable Cutters | Cockpit | Glass cockpit | Ejection Seat | Kamov Ka-50 | AWACS | Flying a helicopter with marcus (german)

Flying the Apache

01:05:30

IFR | Low level flight | Clear air turbulence | Autorotation | Density altitude | Organizational structure | Combat aviation brigade | JAAT | A10 | Laser designator

Echo Model

02:10:50

Future Vertical Lift | RAH-66 Comanche