LAMA

AEROSPATIALE SA-315 Lama

Aircraft
Name
SA-315 Lama
Manufacturer
Wing
Rotary
Position
Three-blade main rotor
Tail
Three-blade tail rotor
WTC
L
Type Code
H1T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Single
Position
Behind cabin
Landing gear
Skids
Manufacturered as
SUD SA-315 Lama
SUD Lama
HINDUSTAN SA-315 Lancer
HINDUSTAN SA-315 Cheetah
HINDUSTAN Lancer
HINDUSTAN SA-315 Cheetal
HINDUSTAN Cheetal
HINDUSTAN Cheetah
HELIBRAS Gaviao
HELIBRAS HB-315 Gaviao
EUROCOPTER Lama
EUROCOPTER SA-315 Lama
AEROSPATIALE SA-315 Lama
AEROSPATIALE Lama

LAMA

The Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama is a French single-engined helicopter developed to meet a requirement for hot and high operations, it combines the Alouette II airframe with Alouette III components. The helicopter was licence built in India as the Cheetah.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
11.02 m
Length (metric)
10.26 m
Height (metric)
3.09 m
Powerplant

1 x Turboméca Artouste IIIB turboshaft, 649 kW (970 hp) derated to 410 kW (550 hp) each

Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
1900 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
1000 ft/min
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
103 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
180
Range
160 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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