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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #15 on: September 05, 2009, 10:03:39 am »
Tophe, there is a flipped-over caption right in the middle of your scan. Was that intentional?

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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #16 on: September 05, 2009, 10:10:21 am »
corrected:

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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #17 on: September 25, 2009, 04:04:11 pm »
Hi,

I put my drawing of the Boeing 235 made for the article. The top view posted in this thread makes me realize that my drawing was not precised enough.
I believe we should have made a 3 view plan but that's too late now...

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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #18 on: September 25, 2009, 04:11:44 pm »
Thanks Alain - I resized it down a bit, it was a bit too large to see easily even on my high res laptop :)
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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #19 on: September 25, 2009, 04:13:56 pm »
ok, thanks.
originally, we wanted to make a 3 4 view of it to show the unusual cockpit. But I'm not comfortable with 3 /4 views like that...

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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #20 on: September 25, 2009, 04:28:18 pm »
not bad Alain

that the drawing is not precised enough, dosend mater
it show clear this odd Cockpit
by the way how was cockpit arraignments,
pilot in front and Gunner on side ?
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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #21 on: August 14, 2010, 10:49:03 pm »
Boeing Vertol AAH submission mock-up

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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #22 on: August 15, 2010, 01:43:58 pm »
Even had Boeing been short listed for demonstration the unique seating arrangement would have been a hard sell with a conservative organization like Army Aviation.  Like Boeings JSF entry the ugly factor would have played against it. My opinion of course.

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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #23 on: August 15, 2010, 02:12:55 pm »
Even had Boeing been short listed for demonstration the unique seating arrangement would have been a hard sell with a conservative organization like Army Aviation.  Like Boeings JSF entry the ugly factor would have played against it. My opinion of course.

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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #24 on: August 17, 2010, 05:35:45 pm »
Even had Boeing been short listed for demonstration the unique seating arrangement would have been a hard sell with a conservative organization like Army Aviation.  Like Boeings JSF entry the ugly factor would have played against it. My opinion of course.

I agree that none of them are sexy, however the offset cockpit is VERY radical for Army Aviation.  Army Aviation is not into radical.

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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #25 on: August 18, 2010, 09:32:07 am »
What were the advantages to the cockpit configuration on the Boeing-Vertol aircraft? Better view for the guy in the back seat?
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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #26 on: August 18, 2010, 10:24:04 am »
What were the advantages to the cockpit configuration on the Boeing-Vertol aircraft? Better view for the guy in the back seat?

Pretty much.  Except for his right front quadrant

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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #27 on: July 05, 2011, 01:06:25 am »
Boeing AAH

Ok thanks to Tailspin Turtle's posting of the 3-view drawing of the Boeing-Vertol AAH, and a very interesting book titled 'Helicopter Gunships: Deadly Combat Weapon Systems' by Wayne Mutza (a book I can highly recommend, with plenty of pictures, mockups and information we have been looking for in 'Secret Projects' helicopter forums!), the Boeing-Vertol AAH design is in fact the Boeing-Vertol Model 235

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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #28 on: July 06, 2011, 12:12:25 pm »
Pioneer is there in this book are new photos of Boeing-Vertol Model 235 as posted on this site.

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Re: Boeing Vertol BV-235 (AAH contender)
« Reply #29 on: January 15, 2016, 12:24:10 pm »
not a very good design