License built version of the SA 315B Lama, the Cheetah has a gross weight of 2,300 kg; MTOW with a slung load is 1,850 kg.  The aircraft can be equipped with an agricultural spray kit, making the MTOW 1,950 kg.  Also, the helicopter has a passenger capacity of 3 plus the crew.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sud-Aviation

Primary manufacturer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

Parent type: HAL Alouette III

Aircraft status: Status unknown

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 1-2 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Skids

Key Characteristics

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Aircraft Details

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