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Aérospatiale SA-316 and SA-319 Alouette III utility helicopters

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
SA-316B utility 1962 37 --- Turbomeca Artouste IIIB engine (880 hp)
SA-319B utility 1968 2000s Turbomeca Astazou XIV engine (880 hp)

 

Modification SA-316B

SA-319B

Rotor diameter, m

11.02 11.02

Length, m

10.03 10.03

Height, m

3.00 3.00

Rotating area, m2

95.39 95.39

Empty mass, kg

1143 1140

Full flying-off mass, kg

2200 2250
Engine 1 Turbomeca Artouste IIIB 1 Turbomeca Astazou XIV
Power, h. p. 880 880
Maximal speed, km/h 210 220
Cruise speed, km/h 185 197
Flying range, km 540 605
Vertical speed, m/s 4.3 4.5
Maximal altitude, m 3200 3100
Complement 1 1
Armament 6 passengers or 750 kg cargo 6 passengers or 750 kg cargo

SA-316B Alouette II

SA-319B Alouette III

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009