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ALOUETTE III - SA-316B

The Alouette III is a light liaison and transport helicopter, with a three-blade main and tail rotor, free turbine engine and wheeled landing gear. It is licensed for a total of seven persons.

 

Equipping it with a cable winch and external load hook makes it a particularly versatile aircraft. Given its performance characteristics and configuration, this helicopter is particularly well suited to missions in the high mountains. 

  • © Bundesheer / Harald Minich

  • © Bundesheer / Andreas Macher

  • © Bundesheer / Harald Minich

  • © Bundesheer / Harald Minich

  • © Bundesheer / Harald Minich

© Bundesheer / Harald Minich

Facts & Figures

Manufacturer Sud-Aviation
In use in the AAF since 1967
Rotor diameter 11.02 m
Length 10.17 m
Height 3.09 m
Max. weight 2,220 kg
Max. speed 210 km/h
Cruising speed 160 km/h
Crew/passengers 1+6
Thrust Turbomeca Artouste III B1
Power 570 HP
Display Flying + Static