Aérospatiale Alouette II
|Type||Helicopter, Civil utility aircraft, Light aircraft, VTOL aircraft|
|Configuration||Tricycle landing gear aircraft, Retractable gear aircraft|
|Propulsion||Single-engine aircraft, Turboprop aircraft|
|Manufacturer||Sud Aviation, Aérospatiale|
The Alouette II is a light helicopter originally manufactured by Sud Aviation and later Aérospatiale, both of France. The Alouette II was the first production helicopter to use a gas turbine instead of a conventional heavier piston engine.
One of the variants led up to the Alouette-III.
Currently one variant is modeled in FlightGear:
- SE 3180 Alouette II: After 1967 called SA 318C Alouette II derived from the SE 3150.