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AEROSPATIALE SA-315 Lama

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LAMA
Aircraft
Name SA-315 Lama
Manufacturer AEROSPATIALE
Wing Rotary
Position Three-blade main rotor
Tail Three-blade tail rotor
WTC Light
Type code H1T
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Single
Position Behind cabin
Landing gear Skids
Mass group 1


Manufacturered as:

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


AEROSPATIALE SA-315 Lama

AEROSPATIALE SA-315 Lama AEROSPATIALE SA-315 Lama 3D

Description

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 m36.155 ft
Length 10.26 m33.661 ft
Height 3.09 m10.138 ft
Powerplant 1 x Turboméca Artouste IIIB turboshaft, 649 kW (970 hp) derated to 410 kW (550 hp) each
Engine model

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 103 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC 1000 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 19001,900 kg
1.9 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL180 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range 160160 nm
296,320 m
296.32 km
972,178.478 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving LAMA

None on SKYbrary