|Countries of Origin||France, United Kingdom.|
|Similar Aircraft||Alouette II, Alouette III, Scout/Wasp, OH-13 Sioux, Dauphin 2.|
|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).|
Gazelle WEFT Description
|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 the 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.|
Countries which Fly the Gazelle
Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Gabon, Iraq, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, People’s Republic of China, Qatar, Rwanda, Senegal, Syria, United Kingdom, Yugoslavia.
Gazelle Manufacturers Web Sites
The Gazelle is manufactured by Aerospatiale and Westland.
Aerospatiale is now part of EADS.
Westland is now the AugustaWestland division of Finmeccanica.