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Gary's Combat Aircraft Reference Guide

FM 44-80:  Gazelle


Countries of Origin: France, UK.
Similar Aircraft: Alouette II, Alouette III, Scout/Wasp, OH-13 Sioux, Dauphin 2.
Crew: One.
Role: General utility, attack.
Armament: Machine guns, rockets, missiles.
Dimensions: Length: 39 ft, 3 in (11.98 m). Rotor diameter: 34 ft, 5 in (10.6 m).


Wings: Three-blade main rotor mounted on top of the fuselage at the rear of the cabin.

Engine(s): One turboshaft engine mounted on top of fuselage and to the rear of the rotor shaft. Prominent, upturned exhaust.

Fuselage: Teardrop-shaped with round, glassed-in cockpit. Tapering tail boom mid-mounted on fuselage. Landing skids.

Tail: Tail fin swept-back and tapered with a square tip. Rectangular flats with small fins. Fan rotor housing is built into the lower tail.


Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Gabon, Iraq, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, People's Republic of China, Qatar, Rwanda, Senegal, Syria, UK, Yugoslavia.

More Gazelle Art

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