The James Bond Vehicle Library

Kawasaki/Boing KV-107II
A drop in the ocean.
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Published 27/05-2001
Updated 30/10-2011 01:10

Content

Notes

The helicopter is a Boeing Vertol CH-46E/KV-107II build under license by Kawasaki, Japan.

It catches the villain's car persuing Aki and Bond with the electromagnet and drops it in the ocean.

by PS

007 relation

You Only Live Twice (1967)

  • Allieds/friends vehicle

Technical data

  • Manufactor: Kawasaki (Japan)
  • Helicopter: Boeing Vertol CH-46E
  • Year: 1975
    Powerplant
  • Engine: 2 General Electric T58-GE-16 turboshafts
  • Power: 3740 shp (2788 kW)
    Dimensions
  • Rotor diameter: 15,24 m (50 ft)
  • Length: 13,66 m (44 ft 10 in)
  • Overall length: 25,7 m (84 ft 4 in)
  • Height: 5,09 m (16 ft 8 in)
    Weights
  • Empty: 6.051 kg (13.342 lb)
  • Gross: 10.569 kg (23.300 lb)
  • Payload: 4082 kg (9000 lb)
    Performance
  • Max speed: 270 km/h (168 mph)
  • Hovering ceiling IGE: 2.560 m (8.400 ft)
  • Service Ceiling: 3.960 m (13.000 ft)
  • Range: 370 km (230 miles)
  • Capacity: 2 pilots + 26 passengers or 7.430 lb

Gadgets

  • Electro Magnet

Sources


Other sources:

World Millitary Helicopters, Elfan ap Rees, Jane's Publishing, 1986, page 61/64.
Jane's Modern Military Helicopters, Tim Ripley, HarperCollinsPublishers, 1998, page 104/105.