The Alouette 2 is a French light helicopter originally manufactured by Sud Aviation and later Aérospatiale. It was the first production helicopter powered by a gas turbine engine instead of the heavier conventional piston powerplant.
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The lightweight and rigid lattice fuselage contributes significantly to the model’s high flying performance and ensures good access to the mechanical components.
This giant Alouette 2 SA318 C has a 2.60m rotor diameter and a Take-off weight of 24 Kg, the helicopter is powered by a Jakadofsky turbine engine. The pilot of this helicopter in this video is Francis Paduwat / Teampilot from “Vario”.
The Alouette II from VARIO is a 700, resp. 750 size scale helicopter. The turbine engine of this helicopter fascinates by the smell of kerosene, a gently starting rotor, accompanied by the unmistakable sound of a turbine.
- Model: Alouette 2 SA318 C from “Vario Helicopter”
- Engine: Turbine / Jakadofsky
- Rotor diameter: 2,60 m
- Take-off weight: 24 Kg
- Pilot: Francis Paduwat / Teampilot from “Vario”
- Event: 16. Pöting Turbine Meeting in Kreuztal Littfeld Germany in June 2017