AEROSPATIALE SA-341 Gazelle

Aircraft
Name: 
SA-341 Gazelle
Manufacturer: 
Wing: 
Rotary
WTC
L
Type Code: 
H1T
Engine: 
Turboshaft
Engine Count: 
Single
Manufacturered as
AEROSPATIALE Gazelle
AEROSPATIALE SA-341 Gazelle
AEROSPATIALE SA-342 Gazelle
EUROCOPTER Gazelle
EUROCOPTER SA-342 Gazelle
SUD Gazelle
SUD SA-341 Gazelle
SUD SA-342 Gazelle
WESTLAND Gazelle
ABHCO Gazelle
ABHCO SA-342 Gazelle
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SOKO HN-45 Partizan
SOKO HO-42 Partizan
SOKO Partizan
SOKO SA-341 Partizan
SOKO SA-342 Partizan

GAZL

The Aérospatiale Gazelle is a French-designed helicopter, created by the company Sud Aviation, which later became Aérospatiale. Though the general layout resembles that of the Alouette series, the Gazelle featured several important innovations. This was the first helicopter to carry a fenestron or fantail, which allows considerable noise reduction. Also, the rotor blades were made of composite materials, a feature now widely used in modern helicopters.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
10.50 m
Length: 
11.97 m
Height: 
3.15 m
Powerplant: 

1 x Turboméca Astazou IIIA turboshaft, 440 kW (590 hp)

Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a
MTOW: 
n/a
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: 
129 kts
MACH: 
n/a
Ceiling: 
165
Range: 
360 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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