Designed for use in the Indian Armed Forces, the helicopter features main rotor blade folding, armor plating, flare and chaff dispensers (FCD), a glass cockpit with Integrated Architecture and Display System (IADS)  and night flying capability.  The aircraft can be fitted with a hoist, cargo sling, emergency floatation systems, auto pilot and a fixed sight (with FLIR, CCD, LFR and Laser Designator).

The HAL Light Utility Helicopter has a maximum weight of 3,120 kg and payload of 400 kg.  The aircraft seats 6 passengers in addition to the two pilots.  

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Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: Operational

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VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 2 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Skids

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