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.


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