The James Bond Vehicle Library

Hughes 500/OH-6A Cayuse
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Published 09/09-2001
Updated 31/10-2011 07:10

Content

Notes

Diamond smuglers helicopter in the pretitle sequence and W. Whytes has 2 attacking the villains lair in the ending mayhem.

by PS

007 relation

Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

  • Allieds/friends vehicle
  • Villain/henchmens vehicle

Technical data

  • Manufacturer: Hughes Helicopter Inc (USA)
  • Model: Model 500E
  • Type: Light utility helicopter
    Powerplant
  • 1 Allison 250-C20B turboshaft
  • Power: 450 shp (335,6 kW)
    Dimensions
  • Length: 23 ft (7,01 m)
  • Rotor diameter: 26 ft 5 in (8,05 m)
  • Height: 8 ft 9 in (2,67 m)
    Weights
  • Empty: 1445 lb (655 kg)
  • Max T/O: 3000 lb (1361 kg)
    Performance
  • Max speed: 152 mph (282 kmh)
  • Range: 233 nm (431 km)
  • Capacity: 1-2 pilots, 4 passengers

Sources


Other sources:

Jane's Modern Military Helicopters, Tim Ripley, HarperCollinsPublishers, 1998, page 108/111.