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HINDUSTAN ALH Dhruv

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ALH
Aircraft
Name ALH Dhruv
Manufacturer HINDUSTAN
Body Narrow
Wing Rotary
Position Four-blade main rotor
Tail Four-blade tail rotor
WTC Light
Type code H2T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi
Position In fuselage
Landing gear Skids or tricycle retractable
Mass group 2


Manufacturered as:

HINDUSTAN Dhruv
HINDUSTAN ALH Dhruv


HINDUSTAN ALH Dhruv

HINDUSTAN ALH Dhruv HINDUSTAN ALH Dhruv 3D

Description

The HAL Dhruv is a utility helicopter developed and manufactured by India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

Technical Data

Wing span 13.20 m43.307 ft
Length 15.87 m52.067 ft
Height 4.98 m16.339 ft
Powerplant 2 × Shakti turboshafts (Turbomeca Ardiden), 1,000 kW

2 x Turbomeca TM 333-2B2 turboshaft, 746 kW each

Engine model HAL/Turboméca Shakti, Turboméca Ardiden, Turboméca TM333

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 132 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC 1770 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 50005,000 kg
5 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL200 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range 430430 nm
796,360 m
796.36 km
2,612,729.661 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving ALH

None on SKYbrary