MBB's small yet capable BO 105 has won a well-deserved reputation for performance and reliability since it first flew over 30 years ago. Today this adaptable craft is in worldwide military and civilian service.
To the pilot, the BO 105 is a delight to fly, offering good flying characteristics with great agility thanks to its rigid rotors. The current BO 105 with seating for six in an extended fuselage is regarded as one of the most sensible and effective light helicopters in the world, offering a superb view from its rounded contour nose.
Rescue versions of the BO 105 have saved thousands of people in life-threatening situations. It has made a great impact in construction, ambulance and police work, as well as forming the basis for one of the most capable tank-destroyers currently in military service.
Now being marketed by the multinational Eurocopter concern, the BO 105 is a classic design which copes admirably with every task to which it has been assigned.
R.Jackson "Helicopters. Military, Civilian, and Rescue Rotorcraft", 2005
Design of the Bo.105 lightweight, general purpose helicopter was begun in July 1962 utilising basic experience gained by the company in the preceding few years in building the Bo.102 and Bo.103. The former was a non-flying, ultra-light helicopter trainer, and the Bo.103, flown for the first time on 9 September 1961, was essentially the same aircraft minus its fixed base. An enlarged version of the Bo.103 was proposed as the Bo.104, but this project was supplanted by the more promising Bo.105.
The first Bo.105 prototype, powered by a pair of Allison T63 shaft turbine engines and using a conventional hinged-rotor installation, encountered ground resonance problems which eventually caused its destruction. The second machine, which flew for the first time on 16 February 1967, was similarly powered but introduced the 4-blade rigid rotor intended for use in production aircraft. These will be powered by two 375shp MAN-Turbomotoren shaft turbine engines as fitted in the third prototype machine, which first flew on 20 December 1967. In addition to the pilot the Bo.105 will accommodate 3 or 4 passengers with their baggage, and its development was still continuing at the end of 1967. The non-articulated rotor, whose fold-able blades are reinforced with glassfibre, has been developed over several years by Bolkow in association with Sud-Aviation and has been adopted by the French company for its own SA.341 light helicopter.
K.Munson "Helicopters And Other Rotorcraft Since 1907", 1968
The Bo.105 general purpose helicopter project begun in 1962 can be regarded as the crowning of the experience acquired by Ludwig Boelkow's company with the Bo.46 and the subsequent Bo.102 and Bo.103. The Bo.105 started out as a lightweight five-six seater with twin turbines to improve flight safety and all-weather capabilities. The first aircraft, designated V-1, was ready for ground testing in September 1966. The helicopter had been fitted with a conventional Westland Scout articulated rotor, but in spite of this, it was destroyed by ground resonance during initial trials.
By the time the second prototype, the V-2, was ready, the rigid rotor had been thoroughly tested and was fitted to the new helicopter. The Bo.105 V-2 made its first flight at Ottobrunn (Munich) on 16 February 1967; it had a pair of Allison 250-C18 turbines and the four-blade rigid rotor, and from the outset demonstrated excellent controllability while hovering and at low flight speeds.
Further changes and modifications led to the third prototype — the V-3 fitted with two German-built MAN-Turbo 6022 turbines, and to two pre-production models, the Bo.105 V-4 and V-5, the first of which made its maiden flight on 1 May 1969. Two Allison 250-C20 turbines were later installed on the V-4, which thus became the prototype of the definitive Bo.105C. Meanwhile, from spring 1970, new "droop snoot" design blades, which had a marked downward curvature on the leading edge, were introduced. These were made by MBB, the Messerschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm und Voss group — of which Bolkow and its affiliates had become part.
In 1972, the Bo.105 went into full-scale production, and was offered with either Allison 250-C18 turbine engines or the more powerful C20. The helicopter was approved by the German Federal Authority LBA with the first power-plant in October 1970, after successfully completing autorotation trials in the autumn of 1969. Approval by the US Federal Aviation Administration followed in March 1971 and was extended to the C20 engines in August 1972, while the Canadian authorities certified the Bo.105 in April 1973. The German helicopter also received a British Certificate of Airworthiness in July 1973 and was recognized by the Italian Aeronautical Register in March 1974.
There was no doubt that, with its twin-turbine engines and spacious cabin, the Bo.105 would be widely adopted for civil operations, and the German government in fact ordered 20 for its "Katastrophenschutz" programme, to ensure rapid assistance in the event of a disaster. The military version differs little from the civil one. The antitank version can carry six HOT missiles, three on either side of the cabin, with a stabilized sight on the port side.
The results of tests with the Bo.105 HGH were particularly interesting. These were completed in 1975 after two years' research aimed at improving the helicopter's performance. With special fairings, a modified tail unit and smaller skids, this helicopter reached a maximum speed of 372km/h, 100km/h more than the conventional Bo.105. The same aircraft was also given a 6.20m span wing, which enabled it to reach a speed of 404km/h.
The German Army has ordered the following numbers of the military version of the MBB helicopter: Bo.105M liaison and observation, 227; Bo.105 / PAH-1 antitank, 212. Other military Bo.105s have been supplied to Iraq, the Gulf States, Spain, the Philippines and Indonesia, and the Bo.105 has been built under license in these latter three countries by the CASA, NAM and Nurtanio companies, respectively.
The civil version has also been a major export success and was initially marketed through Boeing in the United States before MBB set up its own US facilities. By the end of 1981, total production of the Bo.105 exceeded 1100. More than 100 Bo.105s are now in operation in the United States and these were joined in 1982 by the more recent Bo.105CBS Twin Jet II variant, with 420shp Allison 250-C20B turbines, which, apart from having better flying capabilities, has 20 per cent more cabin room.
Further development of the Bo.105CBS led to the introduction in 1981 of the Bo.105LS (Lift Stretch) which combines the enlarged cabin with the uprated transmission of the military version and more powerful 550shp Allison 250-C28C engines to provide a much improved hot/high performance and external lift capability.
G.Apostolo "The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Helicopters", 1984
Design of the MBB BO 105 light utility helicopter began in 1962 and, under German government contract, ground rig testing of its radical rigid rotor and construction of the first prototypes began in 1964. The first prototype airframe, powered by two Allison 250-C18 turboshaft engines and using the rotor from a Westland Scout, was destroyed on the ground at an early date by resonance problems; the second prototype, first flown on 16 February 1967, was the first to take to the air with the new rigid rotor. Initial production version was the BO 105 C, superseded in 1975 by the BO 105 CB which remains the current standard production version.
Suitable for all-weather operations, the military BO 105s are particularly valuable because of the remarkable nap-of-the-earth flight capability provided by the rigid rotor, and the Federal German government has authorised production of a total of 439 BO 105s for service with the German army. These comprise 227 of the BO 105 M(VBH), a liaison and light observation version of which deliveries began in 1980; and 212 of the BO 105 P(PAH-1) anti-tank version, each able to carry six Euromissile HOT missiles. Initial deliveries of this latter version, to Heeresfliegerregiment 16, began in December 1980. MBB has also developed an anti-tank version able to deploy eight Hughes TOW missiles. Other military operators include the Mexican navy with six radar-equipped versions used for maritime patrol, and the Spanish army with 60 BO 105Ps, 57 of them assembled by CASA. The Spanish company is also assembling 80 105s for other customers, and there are active licence-assembly programmes underway in Indonesia as the Nurtanio NBO 105, and Chile. Others are in use in Brunei, Canada, Ciskei, Colombia, Holland, Iraq, Nigeria, Peru, Sierra Leone and Sweden. By 1991 more than 1,300 BO 105s had been delivered to 37 countries and the type is scheduled to remain in production until replaced by the new BO 108 in 1995.
BO 105 CBS: current version with slightly lengthened fuselage to provide increased seating or cargo capacity
BO 105D: version with modified equipment, supplied to customers in the UK and Nigeria
BO 105 LS: version for 'hot-and-high' operation, combining the larger cabin of the BO 105 CBS with two Allison 250-C28C turboshafts each with a maximum take-off rating of 373kW
D.Donald "The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft", 1997
Development of this lightweight helicopter began in July 1962 and the first prototype (V-1), fitted with conventional Westland Scout articulated rotor was ready for ground testing September 1969; destroyed by ground resonance during trials. Second prototype (V-2) with hingeless titanium rotor hub and composite rotor blades, powered by twin Allison 250-C18 turboshaft engines flew on 16 February 1967; V-3 fitted with two German-built MAN-Turbo 6022 engines, followed by preproduction models V-4 and V-5. V-4, which first flew 1 May 1969, became the prototype for the definitive production BO 105C, powered by Allison 250-C20 turbines. Full-scale production commenced in 1972; German LBA certification October 1970; FAA certification March 1971.
All BO 105 helicopters for the world market are manufactured and assembled at the company's Donauwörth facility in Germany, with the following exceptions: those for the Spanish market, which are assembled in Spain by CASA; those for the Indonesian market, which are manufactured and assembled in Indonesia by IPTN; and BO 105 LS helicopters produced at Eurocopter's Fort Erie facility in Ontario, Canada.
BO 105C: Initial production version offered with either 236kW Allison 250-C18 or 298kW 250-C20 turboshaft engines.
BO 105 CB: Standard production version from 1975, with two Allison 250-C20B engines, operable in air temperatures ranging from -45 to +54°C. LBA certification received in November 1976.
BO 105 LS B-1: One-off testbed C-FMCL, powered by two 307kW Pratt & Whitney Canada PW 205B turboshafts, made first flight 13 October 1988.
BO 105 LS: Canadian-built version of BO 105 CBS with increased power. First flight 23 October 1981, German LBA certification July 1984, followed by FAA and Canadian DOT type approval. In Spain, CASA assembled 57 of an initial 60 for the Spanish Army and has continued assembly.
BO 105 M (VBH): Liaison and light observation helicopter for the Federal German Army, with strengthened transmission gearing, reinforced rotor components, a tail rotor with improved thrust and performance, a rupture-proof fuel system and a landing gear able to absorb higher energy levels. Production of 100 approved by the Federal government, to replace Alouette II. Deliveries completed in 1984.
BO 105 P (PAH-1): Anti-tank version of the BO 105 M, with same airframe improvements as BO 105 M, outriggers to carry six Euromissile HOT missiles, a stabilised sight above the co-pilot and a Singer AN/ASN-128 Doppler navigation system. The Federal German government gave its approval for the procurement of 212 PAH-1s for the Federal German Army. Deliveries began on 4 December 1980 and were completed in mid-1984.
KWS-1 upgrade programme implemented in late 1980s, including installation of a digital weapon system, reduction in launcher weight, improved cooling unit, newly developed main rotor blades, and an increase in MTOW to 2,500kg.
BO 105 CBS-4: Version with increased rear seat leg room in a cabin extended by a 0.25m plug. Available in five-seat executive or six-seat high-density configurations. Identified by small additional window aft of rear door on each side. Marketed in the USA by MBB Helicopter Corporation under the name Twin Jet II. First CBS version certified in early 1983 by FAA for IFR operation in accordance with SFAR Pt 29-4, requiring two pilots, radar, Loran C and a separate battery, but not a stability augmentation system, although SAS is available as an option.
BO 105 CBS-5: Military army/naval version for armed and non-armed missions; can be equipped with anti-tank missiles, rocket launchers. Gun pod or turret. First 12 ordered by the Republic of Korea Army; most being assembled from kits by Daewoo. Include Boeing IR/optical sights and defensive aids suite.
BO 105 D: UK CAA-certified offshore version.
BO 105 LSA-3: Hot-and-high version, certified 7 July 1986 and first delivered February 1987. Uprated transmission and Allison 250-C28 turboshaft engines, rated at 410kW for 30 seconds. Built solely by Eurocopter Canada at its Fort Erie, Ontario plant.
BO 105 LSA-3 Super Lifter: Optimised for external load and heavylift missions; max T-O weight 2,850kg; upgraded tail rotor derived from BK 117C-1. Type certification granted October 1995. Built solely by Eurocopter Canada.
EC Super Five: High-performance version of BO 105 CBS-4, derived from German Army PAH-1 upgrade programme; certified late 1993. New main rotor blades, improved performance and reduced vibration; dual flying controls as standard.
The following description refers to the BO 105 CBS-4 except where indicated:
DESIGN FEATURES: Four-blade main rotor, comprising rigid titanium head and GFRP blades, with titanium anti-erosion strip and pendulous vibration damper on each blade. NACA 23012 lifting aerofoil with drooped leading-edge and reflexed trailing-edge. Two-blade semi-rigid tail rotor. Tail rotor gearbox on fin. Main rotor 424 rpm. Tail rotor 2,220 rpm. Main transmission utilises two bevel gear input stages with freewheeling clutches and a spur collector gear stage. Planetary reduction gear; three auxiliary drives for accessories. Main transmission rated for twin-engine input of 257kW per engine, or a single-engine input of 283kW. Uprated transmission and Allison 250-C28 engines in BO 105 LS for exceptional hot-and-high performance. EC Super Five has new main rotor blades and performance improvements, including 150kg more rotor lift; better stability; and airframe vibration reduced to less than 0.1g.
FLYING CONTROLS: Main rotor has roller bearings for pitch change. Main rotor brake standard. Dual controls standard on EC Super Five.
STRUCTURE: Folding of two main rotor blades optional. Tail rotor blades of GFRP, with stainless steel anti-erosion strip. The fuselage is a conventional light-alloy semi-monocoque structure of pod and boom type. Glass fibre reinforced cowling over power plant. Titanium sheet engine deck. Horizontal stabiliser of conventional light-alloy construction with small endplate fins.
LANDING GEAR: Skid type, with cross-tubes designed for energy absorption by plastic deformation in the event of a heavy landing. Inflatable emergency floats can be attached to skids.
POWER PLANT: BO 105 CBS: Two 313kW Allison 250-C20B turboshafts, each with a maximum continuous rating of 298kW. Bladder fuel tanks under cabin floor, capacity 580 litres, of which 570 litres are usable. Fuelling point on port side of cabin. Auxiliary tanks in freight compartment available optionally. Oil capacity: engine 12 litres, gearbox 11.6 litres. EC Super Five additionally has scavenge oil filter and one-handed engine starting arrangement.
BO 105 LS A-3: Two Allison 250-C2BC turboshafts, each rated at 410kW for 2.5 minutes, and with 5 minute T-O and maximum continuous power ratings of 373kW and 368kW respectively. Main transmission, type ZF-FS 112, rated for independent restricted input of 310kW per engine at T-O power or 294kW per engine for maximum continuous operation; or single-engine restricted input of 368kW at maximum continuous power, or 410kW for 2.5 minutes at T-O power. Fuel capacity as for CB/CBS. Oil capacity 4.5 litres per engine.
ACCOMMODATION: Pilot and co-pilot or passenger on individual longitudinally adjustable front seats with safety belts and automatic locking shoulder harnesses. Optional dual controls. Bench seat at rear for three or four persons, removable for cargo and stretcher carrying. A full EMS version is available. Both cabin and cargo compartment have panelling, sound insulation and floor covering. Entire rear fuselage aft of seats and under power plant available as freight and baggage space, with access through two clamshell doors at rear. Two standard stretchers can be accommodated side by side in ambulance role. One forward-opening hinged and jettisonable door and one sliding door on each side of cabin. Ram air and electrical ventilation system. Heating system optional.
SYSTEMS: Tandem fully redundant hydraulic system, pressure 103.5 bars, for powered main rotor controls. System flow rate 6.2 litres/min. Bootstrap/oil reservoir, pressurised at 1.7 bars. Electrical system powered by two 150A 28V DC starter/generators and a 24V 25Ah Ni/Cd battery; external power socket; stability augmentation system standard on BO 105 LS A-3, with hoist, firefighting kit, weapons fittings, mast-mounted sight and floats optional; EC Super Five has improved hydraulic system.
AVIONICS: Wide variety of avionics available including weather radar, Doppler navigation, SAS and autopilot.
EQUIPMENT: Standard equipment includes basic flight instruments, engine instruments, heated Pitot, tiedown rings in cargo compartment, cabin and cargo compartment dome lights, position lights and collision warning lights. Options include dual controls, heating system, windscreen wiper, rescue winch, landing light, searchlight, externally mounted loudspeaker, fuel dump valve, external load hook, settling protectors, snow skids and manual main rotor blade folding.
Jane's Helicopter Markets and Systems
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Technical data for MBB Bo-105CB
Engine: 2 x Allison 250-C20B turboshaft, rated at 313kW,
main rotor diameter: 9.84m,
length with rotors turning: 11.86m,
take-off weight: 2400kg,
empty weight: 1256kg,
cruising speed: 270km/h,
range with max payload: 658km
|Stefan, info=x-simulations.org, 08.03.2014|
BO-105 complete front windows set for sale.Very good condition. Pictures on demand.Please e-mail me.
|Olya, o.oleksina=saturn.ua, 04.09.2013|
How many will stand one blade and blade bolts!
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|sabahat khan, sabahatkhan_58=hotmail.com, 03.02.2013|
We urgently require cargo swing of BO 105 with all acessories like mirrors etc.
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|sabahat khan, sabahat.khan=high-mach.com, 10.12.2012|
Assemblies of BO 105 helicopter like MGB, TGB and Unsvc RR Engines available for sale. I can also provide maintenance manual of BO105. Cell +923459226943
|sabahat khan, sabahat.khan=high-mach.com, 10.12.2012|
Assemblies of BO 105 helicopter like MGB, TGB and Unsvc RR Engines available for sale.
|rafael, rafael.cepeda=outlook.com, 07.11.2012|
I'm loocking for SNOW SKID ASSY P/N 10581911 for BO 105, Please send me details if you have any sales offer.
|Dieter Lohmann, airelectric=t-online.de, 04.10.2012|
Spare Parts for the BO 105 available!Please ask per E-mail!
|Peter Woodward, pw=allcraft-spares.aero, 18.09.2012|
We are looking for a set of High Skids for BO105. Please contact us directly should you have a pair available. (firstname.lastname@example.org) thank you
|Stefan, helisim=x-simulations.org, 15.07.2012|
BO-105 Simulator (original shell) as a trainig device for sale.
All instruments digital simulated, all original controls are installed.
please send e-mail
|Stefan, helisim=x-simulations.org, 14.07.2012|
We have BO-105 PAH parts to sell:
-RPM-Warning System - Type: K-DW-03/108 Manufacturer: MK-Elektronik
- Radar Receiver R 1838/APR-39(V)
-optical visor gyrostabilized APX F5308 Zeiss / SFIM
please send an e-mail
|EMRE DURSUN, emred=redstar-aviation.com, 03.07.2012|
Hi all. Looking for BO105 Main Gear Box on exchange basis. PART NO: 4638 001 010, qty: 1. Pls email to email@example.com
|Perry Rehatta, rehatta=pelita-air.com, 14.06.2012|
Please assist with information on BO105 Simulator Training provider.
|agom, williamsuboh=rocketmail.com, 09.06.2012|
|Andrew, andrew=ohl.co.nz, 30.05.2012|
URGENTLY after the following Main transmission 4638-001-001 Parts.
2 x 0634313058
1 x 4619301060
2 x 4619301058
|Aaron, TimberlineChoppers=hotmail.com, 07.05.2012|
I am looking to buy a Bo-105M with low TT & good times remaining if anyone know of one for sale good price. I would love to here from you thanks.
|Jesus Rivera, Chusin69=msn.com, 03.05.2012|
Yes I would like to buy maintenance manual of helicopter bo105
My cell 626 235 8585
|Stefan, helisim=x-simulations.org, 18.04.2012|
i have many electrical components of a retired BO 105 P (PAH-1)to offer.If someone is interested in please send me an email..
|DIDI Supriadi, Dwimanunggaljaya=yahoo.co.id, 21.02.2012|
Thanks & Best Regards
Please send to me, the list price of spare parts of all types Bolkow helicopter, and we also want to work with you later.
PT Dwi Manunggal Jaya
Halim PK, East Jakarta, Indonesia.
|Paata, pshaish=yahoo.com, 20.01.2012|
Hi,we want to buy or to lease a helicopter with a good balance flight hours, we can also offer co-operation.
|Markus Diehl, markus=diehl-online.com, 13.01.2012|
for a client of mine I am looking for some BO-105. Please send any offers to firstname.lastname@example.org. Including technical details(conditions, etc.), your last price, pictures and a copy of the last page from the logbook. I will forward it to my client and will come back to you as soon as possible.
|Rafidah, rafidah_layangaero=yaoo.com, 13.12.2011|
Hi all. Wanted to buy BO105 Main Rotor Blade, p/no: 105-15107, qty: 1. AOG. Pls email to email@example.com
|Mihail, gribkov.m=mail.ru, 23.11.2011|
looking for two BO 105 ÁBS4 / ÁBS5 low time, available for purchase. if someone selling ÁBS4 / ÁBS5 pls let me know by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call +7-495-7242473.
|Sabahat Khan, sabahatkhan_58=hotmail.com, 01.11.2011|
Require ground handling wheels for BO105 helicopter part no. 117-84421B10 in new condition.
|Sabahat Khan, sabahat.khan=high-mach.com, 28.10.2011|
We have a slightly damaged tailboom of BO105 DBS4 for sale. If anybody is interested, please contact.
|Olusola Bankole, olusolabankole=yahoo.com, 13.09.2011|
Hi All,i am in search for a REFRESHER TRAINING COURSE ON BO105 HELICOPTER equiped with Allison 250C20B Engine. PLease include details of appropriate school of course title with point of enquiries preferably in the UK or USA.
|Colin Peters, colincraneteckops=gmail.com, 16.07.2011|
do they still build the B0-105
|Francis Nichols, fn=aircraft.ch, 11.07.2011|
We have a very large stock of parts for the 105 (over 2000 PN) plus 20 105s which are for sale
|Jose, jag24051981=gmail.com, 22.06.2011|
Hi, I need information about BO105M type certificate.
|polo, poloal=aol.com, 17.06.2011|
hi does anny one know howmuch the sliding window from the leftside aft door cost
|Denny, dennysaputradilaga=yahoo.com, 19.05.2011|
we need information about main gear box and engine allison C250B for BO105.
|Denny, dennysaputradilaga=yahoo.com, 19.05.2011|
we need information about main gear box and engine allison C250B for BO105.
|we have 3 bo 105 for sale, daniel_carcaliteanu=yahoo.com, 29.04.2011|
we have for sale 3 helicopters bo105:
2 helicopters 370 000euro each,from 1990 1991,twin engines,5 places,from europe.also:one helicopter 1million euro,1997,from europe.tel:004 021 4247703 or:email@example.com,in romania,bucharest
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|Andy Pranoto, andy_penerbad=yahoo.com, 14.03.2011|
Hi, can you send me a soft copy of the flight manual for CB/CB-4/and CBS...thanks a lot.
|aditya, aditya_qb=yahoo.com, 10.03.2011|
Need some parts for BO-105
|Freddie Rick, Freddie.Rick=BetterTrades.com, 26.01.2011|
I am looking for a Wire Strike Protection System for a BO-105 CBS. Can anyone point me in a direction of someone that might have something that is being parted out. I called Eurocopter and they were no help. Said they did not have them any more.
|bill riley, billkriley=hotmail.com, 06.12.2010|
Is there a manufacturer for snow baffles for the 105? If yes how do I get in touch?
|Michalos, 1175301=gmail.com, 02.12.2010|
Hi I am looking for a copy of the BO105 acrobatic flight. And need the curent operation and pilot manual. Can someone mail me a copy.
|CircuitBurner, circuitbrnr=hotmail.com, 01.12.2010|
First helicopter I ever flew, believe it or not! , and it was a night flight. Compared to everything else since then, the best control and response of any non combat light helicopter. Impressive. In my opinion, one of the best helicopters ever.
A few notes about the Bolkow 105 to new comers, and of safety concern...these can and will kill you.
Vibrates oddly when transitioning into hover from altitude...for a few seconds... due to rigid rotor obviously. Expect this.
*Make certain that the "pendulum absorbers" at the root of each main blade operates freely, and dont lock up during freezing weather...or big trouble awaits.
*When removing dual controls, make sure the cyclic-interconnect-tube is secured in place. AND make sure the pedal cover is installed in the correct direction!
*make sure ALL 4 fuel pumps engaged before flight!
*Never allow obstruction or mis-use of hydraulic test switch during flight operation...thats disaster.
*Dont Ignore your chip-detectors!!!
*During power out auto rotation, shut down engines with throttle back, or severe (catastophic) roll to right can occur. long story...read up on this!
*During snow or blizzard condition, leave ignition system engaged for constant ignitor, avoids flame outs.
A few items I could think of for the Bo-105 new comers... Im sure I missed many other good points...but many are still unaware of these...based on study of accident reports and subsequent operator safety updates.
|robert, skatingrobert=msn.com, 24.11.2010|
hi does anny one know howmuch the sliding window from the leftside aft door cost ?
|Robert Kemp, kempaero=gmail.com, 23.11.2010|
BO-105 helicopters :
Serial No. : S-355 (Final price 210.000 USD).
Serial No. : S-356 (Final price 225.000 USD).
Serial No. : S-250 (Final price 210.000 USD).
BO-105 TOOLING (INCLUDING BENCH).
(Final price 110.000 USD).
BO-105 CARGO HOOKS (BOTH EASA FORM ONE).
ALL SERIOUS OFFERS ARE WELCOME.
PN : A90B (SERIAL # : 1433)
PN: FT-AO-17521E (SERIAL # : DA09)
BO-105 MAIN ROTOR TRANSMISSIONS (PN 4638-001-001) 05 EA.
ALL SERIOUS OFFERS ARE WELCOME.
TT Hrs. 3941 (SERV) TSO 785 Hrs.
TT Hrs. 4586 (SERV) TSO 430 Hrs.
TT Hrs. 3654 (SERV) TSO 0 Hrs.
TT Hrs. 3896 (UNSERV) TSO NA Hrs.
TT Hrs. 3859 (UNSERV) TSO NA Hrs.
BO-105 TANDEN HYDRAULIC UNIT 7VE (105-45023).
ALL SERIOUS OFFERS ARE WELCOME.
USED ONLY WITH N2-LEVER ASSY 105-45073
CONVERTIBLE TO 105-45021 WITH SB 40-41
INTERCHANGEABLE WITH 105-45028 AFTER ACCOMPLISHMENT OF SB 40-43
Please don't hesitate to contact me if you need more information on the Tooling.
Kemp Aero Enterprises cc
|Voelz, info=mmp-world.com, 19.11.2010|
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|Ronnie Fahy, ronniefahy=heliwest.com.au, 18.11.2010|
I am currently looking to purchase a BO105LS. Does anybody have any currently for sale or to come for sale in the forseeable future?
|John W, aerosuppy=consultant.com, 20.09.2010|
i'm looking for Seater beanch MBB105-82660.
|CEDURSUN, cedursun=yahoo.com, 12.09.2010|
We have 2 BO-105 CBS5 on sale.
Helicopters are currently located in Germany.
C of A is received from LBA.
If interested, please e-mail me.
|Tony, tony_sghr=live.co.uk, 06.08.2010|
Am looking to buy 2x BO 105s with cargo hooks, preferably US registered and from one vendor. Can anyone help?
|Charles, Info=perlagrp.com, 08.06.2010|
We have 6 x BO105's totally refurbished with zero hours and a great deal of spares available. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
|L Cheyne, 04.06.2010|
Hello S Govender, I can probably assist you. I have a BO-105 gearbox available Part number4638-001-004.
Contact me on email@example.com.
|Rade, rade=thgmbh.com, 26.04.2010|
We buy every Bo-105 model,also damaged, incomplete or military. Please offer everything. We have EMS equipment, high skids, rotorblades, complete fuselage (CB), MTU-250 engine, FLIR-system for sale. Tel.: +49 172 3404110
|sales, spiritair19=aol.com, 13.04.2010|
jtbd556, e-mail, 09.03.2010
Currently have a Qnty of 6 ,BO105's for Sale Good Flying Condition., Need Valid EUC.
contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org looking to buy
|Khan, pakflyer=hotmail.com, 07.04.2010|
Hi all, I am a BO-105 pilot and need the curent operation and pilot manual. Can someone mail me a copy.
|pedro chavez, pedrochavez2006=yahoo.es, 20.03.2010|
Quisiera saber si los bo-105 que poseen turbina MTU poseen certificado tipo y si pueden ser utilizados para uso civil, como transporte de personal o que condiciones espciales tienen, me informan que no tienen certificacion de la FAA que consecuencias me puede generar. gracias
|S Govender, segran.legacy=gmail.com, 17.03.2010|
I require the following for the BO 105 CBS-5:
- Main Rotor Gearbox with good hours
- High Skids
- Sand Filters
- EMS Kits
If you able to supply, please email me.
|jtbd556, jtbd556=gmail.com, 09.03.2010|
Currently have a Qnty of 6 ,BO105's for Sale Good Flying Condition., Need Valid EUC.
|parsa, shahrivar9=yahoo.ca, 27.02.2010|
please give me information from TIT , SHP , PERFORMANCE , about 250-c18
|JT, jtbd556=gmail.com, 05.02.2010|
I currently have the following for Sale please Serious Inquires Only !
All helos were well maintained.
Qnty 16 AH-1 Cobras
Qnty 27 Mirage F1 aircraft with spare parts, Engines, Simulators and ground support.
Qnty 12 BO105 Helicopters.
If your interested I need a Valid EUC (End User Certificate)
Best and Fast Results for Serious client(s) regarding a RFQ (Request for Quote) Regarding Class V Cargo
**End User Must be Disclosed/Valid EUC
*LOi (Letter of Intent) it doesn't bound you/your company in anyway just helps out.
|Aulia, rizki_aulia69=hotmail.com, 04.02.2010|
I need some parts for BO-105 and rescue Equipment
-Protective resistor (105-98741)
-Winch control grip (105-81200)
-Wiring Harness 47VB (105-98727)
-Relay Box Assy 23 VE (105-98729)
Would you please to reply us, if you have those kind of parts??
Should you have further question, do not hesitate to contact me.
|István Gyarmati, igyarmat=externet.hu, 25.01.2010|
I have 1 civil BO-105 Airframe for sales.Ned repair.
|Rheza, rheza=indoaviationlink.com, 01.01.2010|
Anyone have new assy rescue hoist "Waddel " P/N 105-81110/D134-1034D, Please quote!! Urgent !!
|genghis Cohen, gc=acclghana.com, 18.12.2009|
Could anyone assist me in locating a couple of rescue hoists for the bo 105 ?
|ken, kcriste=sbcglobal.net, 05.12.2009|
two for sale
|Cassondra, cassieraef2009=aim.com, 28.11.2009|
I have 4 Tail Blades for sale I think they are for :
Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm BO-105. The blade Part # is
|veeyes, venkat.ayyar=gmail.com, 04.11.2009|
I need to know whether BO105 has ever encountered cyclic saturation issues in manuevring fights? If yes, what has been done to gt over it, both in terms of design changes and also in terms of pilot training?
If anyone is in the know kindly pass the information on.
|Fadly A. Widhantra, fadly3dharma=live.com, 03.11.2009|
Please can anybody inform me, where can i get Illustrated Parts Catalog BO-105. Thx for your info..
|dedi s, suardi_gat=yahoo.co.id, 30.09.2009|
w ould you please inform us wif you have oh manual book rpm warning limit det kdw 03
|Rose(Ms.), mam12ir=yahoo.com, 29.09.2009|
We are URGENTLY seeking to buy 5 units of New BO 105 Helicopters. (Messerschmitt-Boelkow-Blohm Bo-105)
Please send me details if you have any sales offer.
|Aaron, ARNTHN=AOL.COM, 21.09.2009|
Hi Juan, I'm located in the colorado USA and I,m finishing a BO 105 right now for an air ambulance company that crashed down in puerto rico, were about one week from finishing the project and would like to start another one, also have a ton of spare parts left over from this project if needed. if anyone else has any problems with there 105 please e-mail me and i'm sure i can get you takin care of as We specialize in extensive damage repair and rebuilding or STC alterations for many rotary wing aircraft as well recovery from some pretty crazy places and have done are share of the 105’s
|juan nima, jnimaj=hotmail.com, 16.09.2009|
I need a company to make changes to the version of the BO-105 (EMS) ambulance. Please send information to JNIMAJ@HOTMAIL.COM AIR FORCE PERU
|Brian, rtrhead407=yahoo.com, 10.09.2009|
Anyone know where I can get a set of high skid gear for BO-105 asap?
|Serik Zhilkamanov, info=air-taxi.kz, 10.09.2009|
Hope you are doing well.
Could you please be so kind to provide us with the details of the following engine spare parts you are showing to have in your stock on your website for BO-105 helicopter?
1) Compressor P/N: 6890550 X 1EA
2) Turbine P/N: 23038241 X 1EA
We need for following documents and information:
1) Asking Price ( Exchange and Outright sale )
3) Date and place of last shop visit
4) Copy of the Release to cervice certificate ( or any other appropriate certificate )
6) Copy of log book
7) copy of the tag
Looking forward for your soonest response.
Thanks and regards,
JSC "Aircompany Samal Air"
Marat Ospanova str. 58/91, 030000
Aktobe The Republic of Kazakhstan
Ph: +7 7132 755749
Fax: +7 7132 755750
Cell: +7 701 2033904
|Nicolas, nicolaspivcevic=aeroviasdap.cl, 05.08.2009|
I´m looking for two half time MGB for BO-105CB, need 8130 or similar. Can somebody help me?
|Juan Ratto, giangi=juno.com, 03.08.2009|
We have a Main Gear Box svc. with 0 hours from OH (done in 2001). Send your request if interested.
|TITUS, sss.av=telkom.net, 26.06.2009|
BOLKOW 105CB's Parts for Clearance Sale :
Some body need these parts ?
|JC, jcmos69=hotmail.com, 12.06.2009|
Looking for a permanent floating device for the BO 105...can anyone provide me with a company that has this product.
Thanks a million.
|Nasrum, SS, nasrum_nr=Yahoo.co.id, 24.05.2009|
I really admired the performance and shape of MBB production especially the aeroplanes transportation (public and military) as its quality and reliability. The best Indonesian engineer had ever worked and dedicated in this company, Prof. Dr. Ing. BJ. Habibie.
From Nasrum, in Indonesia, south-sulawesi, Pinrang regency
|Jaco, repcomp=lantic.net, 23.05.2009|
Would love to become Bo-105 pilot. All time faverate helicopter. Need sponser. Can any body help?
|Norman Dixie, norman=thabisorisk.com, 09.03.2009|
Two BO 105 LSA - 3 Super lifter Helicopters operate in Lesotho and I need a replacement cost in USD for insurance purposes for the replacement cost painted in camaflauge colours, IFR version delivered and ready to fly - please could you help as soon as possible please?
|Nicole Wooldridge, nicole=avjet.co.za, 19.02.2009|
I am URGENTLY seeking a BO 105 LS. Please send me details if anyone has one available for immediate sale. Many Thanks
|Arya Wijaya, arya=segaragroup.com, 18.02.2009|
I need to know all about Aviation Life Raft of Helicopter Type BO-05.
Please give me more information About that.
Thanks & Best Regards
PT Surya Segara Safety Marine
Surabaya, East Java Indonesia.
|charmagine at MetroStar Helicopter Servi, metrohelicharm=hotmail.com, 28.01.2009|
I am looking for a Heavy Lift Blade Kit, Part Number: 105-800331. Do you know where I can locate one.
|Selvaratnam.M, selvaratnamm=aol.com, 01.01.2009|
We have three BO-105 in our possession for
immediate sale. One helicopter is in flying
condition with very good hours remaining on
the engine and airframe components. Please
e-mail for details and specs.
The other two units can be made serviceable
in a matter of weeks. These two units are
also eligible for tear down parts.
|erie, eriegus=gmail.com, 20.07.2008|
hi... would u please inform us, im looking for primary bolt bushing of main rotor blade .tks
|Carl, carl.gerker=faa.gov, 19.06.2008|
If you get a chance look up "Red Bull" they sponsor two BO-105's for flight demonstrations throughout the US.
|shaswat Sud, shaswat=kuspindia.com, 29.03.2008|
I need to buy Ten BO-105 Helicopters,could anyone help me with this.Thanks.Shaswat Sud
|Mark Mahoney, belldriverid=yahoo.com, 03.12.2007|
hi there i bought a bo-105m and I am looking for a copy of the maintenance manuals could anyone please help me thanks Mark 1-843-458-1867 Work Cell
|Archil, archil_1h=yahoo.com, 13.11.2007|
Hello , I'm Archil Chighunadze From GEORGIA REP. Pls. Could Smbdy Send Me Electronic Copy Of Allison 250C28 Manual...
I'm Working On Project To improve Combustion Chamber Caracteristics Of That Kind Chamber Thenks....
|rose, rose=alpacoltd.com, 12.09.2007|
i hope you are doing well.
would you please inform us if you can suply us with TT STRAP 206 Helicopter.
we would be happy to receive your kind reply.
|dfitzpatrick, dfitzpatrick=lasvegasnevada.gov, 31.08.2007|
Looking for a copy of the BO105 acrobatic flight.
|Bernard, bongdv=gmail.com, 02.07.2007|
Sir, We are actively looking for 2sets of 4 place Back-to-Back seats for the Bo105CBS-5. If in case nothing is available, can you pls point me where i can find the factory drawing of such back to back passenger seats? thanks.... Bernard
|Jovanie O Abubo, bans393=yahoo.com, 29.06.2007|
Sir can i possibly get a pilot's checlist for this type of aircraft?
|Agustin, alimathag=hotmail.com, 18.06.2007|
The Uruguayan navy bought 6 bo105p-1a to the german army but we need the helmets. Do you have??
|Nurdin, nurdin_baik=yahoo.com, 28.05.2007|
Yes, i have many spare for bo 105 include tt strap and others,send your rfq needed,asap i will respon. Thanks. Nurdin
|Imanuel Zega, puretekindo=hotmail.com, 23.02.2007|
All your data is full understanding, how about the spare part. Are you selling as well or another company. Next time we will to buy the Helicopter Bolkow 105 but our urgent thing is the spare part TENSION TORSION STRAP P/N:J17322-1 (4unit). Can you please supply?
Do you have any comments concerning this aircraft ?
FACTS AND FIGURES
© Unlike most helicopters, the BO 105 is fully aerobatic and very manoeuvrable.
© The medical evacuation version of this helicopter carries a pilot, two medical attendants and two patients.
© The 178 BO 105s in service in North America have flown 1,220,000 hours.
© The BO 105 combines three features - rigid rotor, twin engines and compact size - into an ideal light helicopter.
© More than 1,500 BO 105s are on order or are in use in 40 countries.
© The rear doors of the BO 105 offer straight-in loading capability.
© Military BO 105s are valuable because
they can fly nap-of-the-earth missions
below treetop level.
© The prototype for the BO 105 series
first flew on 16 February 1967.
© To date, 1,300 BO 105s have been
delivered and 3,400,000 hours flown.
© Police/Medical Aviation Services Ltd
currently operate five specially-equipped
BO 105s in the emergency services role.
© Eurocopter claims that the BO 105 was the
world's first light twin-engined helicopter.
© Sweden operates an unarmed SAR
version known as the HR 9B.
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