Bell OH-58C

The Bell OH-58C “Kiowa” is a two bladed single-engine light helicopter operating under an Experimental Airworthiness Certificate.  It can carry two passengers with a flight crew of two.  It is powered by a Rolls Royce Allison 250-C20 turboshaft engine that produces 317 SHP at sea level.  The maximum weight of the OH-58 is 3,200 lbs.  The NTPS OH-58 is instrumented and serves as a flying laboratory with a flight test engineer consoles in the rear.  NTPS uses the OH-58 for Performance and Flying Qualities flight test instruction.


Contact Info

National Test Pilot School
P.O. Box 658
Mojave, CA 93502-0658 USA
Phone: +1 (661) 824-2977
Fax: +1 (661) 824-2943