|Country of Origin||France.|
|Similar Aircraft||Lynx, Gazelle, Hirundo A109.|
|Crew||Normally two. Three with crew chief.|
|Role||Assault-transport (8 to 10 troops), utility, attack.|
|Armament||Rockets, antitank missiles on SA 365M model.|
|Dimensions||Length: 37 ft, 6 in (11.43 m). Rotor diameter: 39 ft, 2 in (11.94 m).|
Dauphin 2 WEFT Description
|Wings||Four-blade main rotor. Weapons carrying platform on some models.|
|Engine(s)||Two turboshafts mounted side by side on top of cabin. Air intake on side of motor hump. Exhausts at the rear of the hump.|
|Fuselage||Teardrop-shaped body. Tapered boom to the tail fin. Rounded nose and stepped-up cockpit. Retractable gear and flat bottom.|
|Tail||Flats with swept-back tips forward of the swept-back and tapered fin with blunt tip. Rotor is inside housing at the bottom of the fin.|
Countries which Fly the Dauphin 2
France, People’s Republic of China (Z-9), United States of America.
Dauphin 2 Manufacturer Web Site
Aerospatiale is now part of EADS.