|Country of Origin||France.|
|Similar Aircraft||Puma, SH-3 Sea King, CH-53 Sea Stallion, HH-3E Jolly Green Giant, Mi-8 Hip.|
|Crew||Two on flight deck; three in main cabin.|
|Role||Assault-transport (38 equipped troops), naval operations.|
|Dimensions||Length: 75 ft, 7 in (23.02 m). Rotor diameter: 62 ft (18.92 m).|
Super Frelon WEFT Description
|Wings||Six-blade main rotor mounted above center of fuselage.|
|Engine(s)||Three turboshafts. Two are mounted side-by-side atop the fuselage forward of main rotor; the third is behind the main rotor. Round air intakes above and behind cockpit.|
|Fuselage||Boat-hull type with stabilizing floats on either side of body. Nose is round with glassed-in cockpit. Upswept rear section. Fixed landing gear.|
|Tail||Boom tapers from main body to swept-back, tapered fin. Rotor on left. Single, tapered, and and flat-mounted on the right side of fin.|
Countries which Fly the Super Frelon
France, Iraq, Israel, Libya, People’s Republic of China, Zaire.
Super Frelon Manufacturer Web Site
Aerospatiale is now part of EADS.