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AS 550 Fennec Light Military Helicopter

Crew

One pilot

Passenger Capacity

Five equipped troops

Entry into Service

1990

Manufacturer

Aerospatiale Eurocopter

Operators

French Army, French Air Force, Argentina Navy, and Royal Malaysian Navy

Maximum Take-off Weight

2,250kg

Maximum Speed

287km/h

Overall Length With Rotors Turning

12.94m

Fuselage Length

12.94m

Width With Blades Folded

2.53m

Height to Top of Rotor Head

3.34m

Crew

1 pilot

Passenger Capacity

5 equipped troops

Entry into Service

1990

Manufacturer

Aerospatiale Eurocopter

Operators

French Army, French Air Force, Argentina Navy, and Royal Malaysian Navy

Length

2.42m

Width

1.65m

Height

1.35m

Volume

6.6m³

Rotor Diameter

10.69m

Tail Rotor Diameter

1.86m

Overall Length With Rotors Turning

12.94m

Fuselage Length

12.94m

Width With Blades Folded

2.53m

Height to Top of Rotor Head

3.34m

Empty Weight

1,202kg

Maximum Operational Weight With External Load

2,800kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

2,250kg

Maximum Cargo Swing Load

1,400kg

Fuel Capacity

426kg

Length

2.42m

Width

1.65m

Height

1.35m

Volume

6.6m³

Empty Weight

1,202kg

Type

1×Turbomeca Arriel 2B or 2B1 turboshaft engine

Maximum Operational Weight With External Load

2,800kg

Power

632kW (847shp)

Maximum Take-Off Weight

2,250kg

Maximum Cargo Swing Load

1,400kg

Fuel Capacity

426kg

Never Exceed Speed

287km/h

Maximum Range With Standard Tanks

666km

Service Ceiling

7,000m

Cruise Speed

258km/h

Rate of Climb

9.8m/s

Endurance

4 hours 07 minutes

Type

1×Turbomeca Arriel 2B or 2B1 turboshaft engine

Power

632kW (847shp)

Never Exceed Speed

287km/h

Maximum Range With Standard Tanks

666km

Service Ceiling

7,000m

Cruise Speed

258km/h

Rate of Climb

9.8m/s

Endurance

4 hours 07 minutes
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