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AS 555 Fennec Naval Helicopter

Manufacturer

Aerospatiale Eurocopter, Inc

Operators

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

Introduced

1990

Overall Length with Rotors Turning

12.94m

Width of Fuselage

1.87m

Fuselage Length

12.94m

Width with Blades Folded

2.53m

Height to Top of Rotor Head

3.34m

Rotor Diameter

10.69m

Tail Rotor Diameter

1.86m

Overall Length with Rotors Turning

12.94m

Length

2.42m

Width

1.65m

Width of Fuselage

1.87m

Fuselage Length

12.94m

Height

1.35m

Volume

6.6m³

Width with Blades Folded

2.53m

Height to Top of Rotor Head

3.34m

Rotor Diameter

10.69m

Tail Rotor Diameter

1.86m

Empty weight

1,436kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

2,600kg

Empty Weight

1,436kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

2,600kg

Type

2 x Turbomeca Arrius 1A

Continuous Power

302kW

Take-Off Power

357kW

Economical Cruise Speed

217km/h

Never Exceed Speed (VNE)

278km/h

Operating Radius, SAR with Two Survivors

129km

Range with Maximum Fuel

720km

Service Ceiling

3,800m

Endurance with One Torpedo

2 hours 20 minutes

Economical Cruise Speed

217km/h

Armament

7×2.75in Forges de Zeebrugge or 12×68 mm Thales Brandt rockets, 20mm Giat M621 cannon 20mm cannon, and Fabrique Nationale de Herstal twin 7.62mm or 12.7mm machine gun pods

Never Exceed Speed (VNE)

278km/h

Operating Radius, SAR with Two Survivors

129km

Range with Maximum Fuel

720km

Service Ceiling

3,800m

Endurance with One Torpedo

2 hours 20 minutes

Armament

7×2.75in Forges de Zeebrugge or 12×68 mm Thales Brandt rockets, 20mm Giat M621 cannon 20mm cannon, and Fabrique Nationale de Herstal twin 7.62mm or 12.7mm machine gun pods

Type

2 x Turbomeca Arrius 1A

Continuous Power

302kW

Take-Off Power

357kW

Length

2.42m

Width

1.65m

Height

1.35m

Volume

6.6m³
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