Aircraft Data Sheet: Gazelle AH MK 1, HT MK 2 & HT MK 3 (1970)

Gazelle AH MK 1, HT MK 2 & HT MK 3
First flight: 28th April 1970 (Westland built)
Rotor diameter: 10.5m/34ft 6ins
Length: 11.97m/39ft 3ins
Max weight: 1,800kg/3,968
Max speed: 264kph/126knots
Power: One 590shp/440kW
Turbomeca Astazou 3A turboshaft
Accommodation: Five
No Built: 262

The Aerospatiale Gazelle was included in the Package deal to provide a Unit Light Observation Helicopter for the British Army and a basic trainer for all services, all built by Westland. A small number of civil Gazelles were also built.