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AS 565 Panther
SA 360 Dauphin 2
Z-9 / WZ-9

Specifications
Country of Origin France
Builder AEROSPATIALE
RoleAssault-transport (8 to 10 troops), utility, attack
Similar AircraftLynx, Gazelle, Hirundo A109
Rotor diameter 39 ft, 2 in (11.94 m)
Length 37 ft, 6 in (11.43 m)
Height
Weight 4,300 kg/9,480 lb
Engine 2 TURBOMECA ARRIEL 2 C
Maximum speed
Cruising speed 275 km/h-148kts
Range 814km-440 n.m.
Service Ceiling
ArmamentRockets, antitank missiles on SA 365M model
4 Aerospatiale AS 15 TT missiles on AS 565 SB
Crew Normally two. Three with crew chief
Cost
User Countries France, People's Republic of China (Z-9), USA
more than 600 of the Dauphin/Panther family of machines have been sold to more than 170 customers in 50 different countries





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