The Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv Mark I configuration included mechanical gauges in the (conventional) cockpit, the TM 333-2B2 engine, an Anti-Resonance Vibration Isolation System (ARIS) and Frahm dampers (developed by LORD Corporation).  The fuel capacity, useful load and under slung load are 1055 kg, 2490 kg, and 1500 kg, respectively.  Passenger capacity is 12-14 plus the crew.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

Primary manufacturer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

Parent type: HAL Dhruv

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1-2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Skids

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 4.91 m (16.1 ft)

Overall Length: 15.87 m (52.1 ft)

Overall Width: 13.20 m (43.3 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: Turbomeca TM 333 2B2 turbine

Engine manufacturer: Turbomeca

Max continuous power: 736 kW (987 hp)

Take-off / rated power: 825 kW (1106 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 5500 kg (12125 lb)

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