A Rospatiale Sa 360 Dauphin

A Rospatiale Sa 360 Dauphin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The A rospatiale SA 360 Dauphin was a single-engine French utility helicopter developed as a replacement for A rospatiale's Alouette III and was to be called the "Business Alouette," in the early 1970s and to fill a gap in the company's product line in the six to ten-seat helicopter category. In fact, the new helicopter offered little advantage over its predecessor and production was cancelled after only a few dozen of them had been built. However, a twin-engine derivative, the Dauphin 2 went on to become a great success and is still in production in 2007, after some 30 years. Perhaps confusingly, after the merger of A rospatiale's helicopter division into Eurocopter in 1992, the Dauphin 2 designation was dropped, and Eurocopter-built Dauphin 2s are simply referred to as "Dauphin." The retronym "Dauphin 1" is sometimes applied to the original Dauphin.
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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136627647
  • 9786136627649