FREL

AEROSPATIALE Super Frelon

Aircraft
Name
Super Frelon
Manufacturer
Wing
Rotary
Position
Four-blade main rotor
Tail
Five-blade tail rotor
WTC
M
Type Code
H3T
Engine
Turboshaft
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Above cabin
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
SUD SA-321 Super Frelon
SUD Super Frelon
CHANGHE Z-8
AEROSPATIALE SA-321 Super Frelon
AEROSPATIALE Super Frelon

FREL

The Aérospatiale SA 321 Super Frelon is a three-engined heavy transport helicopter produced by Aérospatiale of France. The helicopter is still in use in China where the locally produced version is known as the Z-8. Frelon is French for hornet.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
18.90 m
Length (metric)
23.03 m
Height (metric)
6.66 m
Powerplant

3 x Turboméca Turmo IIIC turboshafts, 1,171 kW each

Engine Model(s)
Turboméca Turmo
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
13000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
124 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
120
Range
800 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
n/a

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