Gazelle SA 341 Helicopter For Sale
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Asking price $545,000
Sales Brochure Sheet - Download
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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New ADSB in/out transponder/GPS/Bluetooth
New GNX375 audio panel/marker/intercom/bluetooth
IFR Instrumentation, new GNX 375 GPS/transponder, audio panel and leather interior with new carpets
View and download sales sheet on this Gazelle
Fuse length 9.53m;
Rotor Diameter 10.5m;
Maximum Speed 265 kph;
Cruising Speed 233 kph;
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
(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
Undiscovered Gem - The Gazelle - click to download
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