SA 341 Gazelle Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Helicopters


Country of Origin: France

The Gazelle is a French-designed multi-role light helicopter in wide military use. The Gazelle is used in the training, communications, anti-tank, observation and ground attack roles. Civil configurations are also available. The Gazelle has a semi-articulated, three-blade main rotor made of composite materials. The spar is fiberglass-reinforced plastic, the blade filler is Nomex and the skin is fiberglass laminate. The Gazelle was the first production helicopter to use the fenestron...

 

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