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
AEROSPATIALE Lama
AEROSPATIALE SA-315 Lama
EUROCOPTER Lama
EUROCOPTER SA-315 Lama
HINDUSTAN Cheetah
HINDUSTAN Cheetal
HINDUSTAN Lancer
HINDUSTAN SA-315 Cheetah
HINDUSTAN SA-315 Cheetal
HINDUSTAN SA-315 Lancer
SUD Lama
SUD SA-315 Lama
HELIBRAS Gaviao
HELIBRAS HB-315 Gaviao

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: 
11.02 m
Length: 
10.26 m
Height: 
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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