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Gunship Heli

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General and Technical Data

Model number: N/A
Code name: 
Gunship Heli
Unit type:
 helicopter gunship
Manufacturer: Principality of Zeon
Operator: Principality of Zeon
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: 2 pilots and passenger in standard canopy-style cockpit
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: unknown
Propulsion: coaxial rotor, total output unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: vulcan gun, mounted below cockpit; 2 x 4-tube wire-guided missile launcher, mounted under wings

Technical and Historical Notes

The Gunship Heli was an attack helicopter used by the Principality of Zeon on Earth during the One Year War. The Gunship Heli used a coaxial rotor and lacked a tail rotor. The Gunship Heli was armed with a vulcan gun and launchers carrying eight wire-guided missiles. In UC 0079, a Gunship Heli operating out of Southeast Asia was destroyed in battle by the 08th M.S. Team of the Earth Federation Forces’ Kojima Battalion.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Norris Packard, Masado
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th M.S. Team
Original mechanical designer: Kimitoshi Yamane

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gunshipheli-cockpit
Cockpit
Gundam: The 08th M.S. Team Info


Director(s):
Takeyuki Kanda
Umanosuke Iida

Writer(s):
Akira Okeya
Hiroaki Kitajima

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Hajime Katoki
Kimitoshi Yamane

Character Designer(s):
Toshihiro Kawamoto
Tomoaki Kado

Musical Composer:
Kouhei Tanaka

Video Release:
Japan 01.25.1996 – 07.25.1999
U.S. 07.03.2001 – 01.22.2002

Theatrical Release:
Japan 08.01.1998

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