Gazelle SA 341 Helicopter For Sale

Every helicopter pilots dream is to own a Gazelle. Whether young or old the Gazelle is the Ferrari or the Lamborghini of every rotorcraft enthusiast. A machine to be admired. A trophy. The ultimate flying machine.

Beautiful, fast and agile. The choice of armies, navies and air forces all over the world as well as corporate executives, vips and royalty!
The gazelle born, in the early seventies, still looks, feels and performs like a modern day helicopter. The fastest single engine helicopter ever built and the only single engined, single pilot IFR helicopter ever certified.

The gazelle is still operated by armed forces all over the world. It is that good!! 50 years of technology advances has not yet made this ship obsolete.

To own a gazelle is to own a piece of fun-ctional aviation history and to have fun!

As time goes on there are fewer and fewer of these helicopters, and especially few of the civilian version. This IFR version is one of probably three or four that remain.




N341ZL is a civilian 1975 model SA341G IFR with Astazou IIIA engine. It has spent time in the USA, France, UK and Canada.
The aircraft has very low hours on the airframe and over 1400 hrs remaining on the engine with good times remaining on key components. Straps and cross-tube ADs recently done also. The aircraft also has an auto pilot and additional fuel tank.
New paint, newer leather upholstery and new carpets. The helicopter is available for sale with standard airworthiness certificate for part 91 use. For more information call (818) 919 5493 or email  mark@t2k.com
Asking price $545,000
Sales Brochure Sheet - Download
Gazelle Sales Sheet


   

          



Click photo for Gazelle take-off video

The Aerospatiale SA.341/342 Gazelle is a five-seat light helicopter that first flew in 1967, powered by an Astazou 3 engine. The first production aircraft flew in 1971, differing from the prototype in having a longer cabin, larger tail unit and updated Astazou 3A. Ten versions of the Gazelle have been built: the SA.341B, 341C, 341D and 341E for the British armed forces; the SA.341F for the French Army; the SA.341G and SA.342J for civil operators; SA.341H military export version; and the SA.342K, 342L and 342M military versions. Under an Anglo-French agreement signed in 1967, Gazelles were produced jointly with Westland sales have exceeded 1, 200.

The aircraft has a new Garmin GPS/transponder with ADSB. It will be one of a very few  of the IFR Gazelles manufactured (See article below). The Gazelle is the only single engined helicopter certified for IFR and is grand fathered in from its original certification. Current regulations require twin engine and dual hydraulics to certify for IFR.
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N341ZL Components




 





New ADSB in/out transponder/GPS/Bluetooth  
New GNX375 audio panel/marker/intercom/bluetooth
GMA345

   
IFR Instrumentation, new GNX 375 GPS/transponder, audio panel and leather interior with new carpets

View and download sales sheet on this Gazelle
gazelle_for_sale.pdf

• Fuse length 9.53m;
• Height 3.18m;
• Rotor Diameter 10.5m;
• Maximum Speed 265 kph;
• Cruising Speed 233 kph;
• Range 670km;
• Engine Turbomeca/Rolls-Royce Astazou 111N;
• Power 592 shp;
• Fuel Capacity 445 litres;
• Weight 1,800 kg (max take off);


Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km without payload    1971    296.00 km/h    Denis PROST (France)    Aérospatiale SA 341 Gazelle
Speed over a straight 3 km course at restricted altitude    1971    310.00 km/h    Denis PROST (France)    Aérospatiale SA 341 Gazelle
Speed over a straight 15/25 km course    1971    312.00 km/h    Denis PROST (France)    Aérospatiale SA 341 Gazelle
London (UK) - Paris (France)    1984    252.18 km/h    Richard FENWICK (France)    Aérospatiale/Westland SA341 Gazelle
Paris (France) - London (UK)    1984    235.15 km/h    Richard FENWICK (France)    Aérospatiale/Westland SA341 Gazelle




Original Sales Adverts from Aerospatiale

 

 
Gazelle review - Blades Magazine March 2011 - Click Here!

See Article
(The article mentions that only 7 or 8 of the Gazelle IFR were sold)


Sperry_IFR_System_Manual_1977.pdf Click here for the original Sperry Auto Pilot Manual

50 years of the Gazelle - See this article!!

Undiscovered Gem - The Gazelle - click to download

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For more information contact  (818) 557 0903 - www.americopter.com - mark@t2k.com