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  • Aerospatiale SA365 Dauphin 2

    Derived from SA360 Dauphin

    Aerospatiale SA365 Dauphin 2

    Developed as a twin-engine version of the previous SA.360/1 Dauphin, the SA.365 first flew on January 24, 1975 entering production in 1978. Was soon replaced by the much improved N variants.

    Licence built in China as the Harbin Z-9 Haitung and in Brazil as the Helibras MH-1 Pantera
    Construction Numbers

    001 & 2 SA360 prototypes 01jun72
    1... 35 aircraft SA360
    003 & 4 Aerospatiale SA365C prototypes
    50.. 79 aircraft SA365C / SA365C2
    5100 SA365N prototype 31mar79    
    6000/64..     Aerospatiale SA365F/G/N series
    from 64.. Eurocopter as365/as565/ec155 series     1992

    SA365 Dauphin 2 News

    California Guards Trained with Coast Guard, 10-Jul-21 : #WaterRescue Black Hawk crews from 1st Assault Helicopter Battalion, 140th Aviation Regiment (1-140th) California Army National Guard trained in water rescue operations with a US Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter

    USCG Dolphin in Honduras after Hurricane Eta, 16-Nov-20 : #HurricaneEta US Coast Guard Helicopter Tactical Squadron (HITRON) MH-65 Dolphin helicopter assigned to Coast Guard Cutter Seneca (WMEC-906) provided humanitarian relief in Honduran after Hurricane Eta

    Maintenance Stands for USCG Humboldt Bay, 19-Sep-20 : #platforms U.S. Coast Guard Air Station at Humboldt Bay, California to receive maintenance platforms from SAFE Structure Designs for the MH-65 Dolphin helicopters

    Maintenance Platforms for Elizabeth City MH-65, 01-Jul-20 : US Coast Guard contracted S.A.F.E. Structure Designs to provide maintenance platforms for the MH-65 Dolphin helicopter fleet

    Spirit of Oregon Adorns USCG North Bend Dolphins, 24-Dec-19 : #SpiritOfOregon In honor of Native American Heritage Awareness, Coast Guard Sector North Bend adorned their MH-65 Dolphin helicopters with artwork modeled after cultural references from the confederation of local tribal nations

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    Derivatives & Versions

    SA365C Dauphin 2 1977 First twin-engined version of the SA360 Dauphin first announced in 1973. First flight January 24, 1975 with deliveries started in December 1978 a ...
    SA365C1 Dauphin 2 1979 Powered by Arriel 1A1 engines
    SA365N Dauphin 2 1979 Powered by 2 Arriel 1C engines, introduced a retractable tricycle landing gear. Also compared to previous SA365C has enlarged tail surfaces, a ...
    HH-65 Dolphin 1980
    SA365C2 Dauphin 2 1980 powered by Arriel 1A2 engines
    SA365F Dauphin 2 1982
    AS565AA Panther 1984 Aerospatiale AS565AA Phanter assembled in Brazil by Helibras
    SA365N1 Dauphin 2 1984 2 Turbomeca Arriel 1C1 turbo-shaft engine
    SA365F1 Dauphin 2 1988
    AS565SA Panther 1990 For new airframes see Eurocopter AS565SA Phanter
    SA365N2 Dauphin 2 1990
    Harbin Z-9 1990
    EC AS365 Dauphin 2 1992 For early airframes please see Aerospatiale SA365 In 2011 Eurocopter announced development of the Dauphin replacement, codenamed X4 From ...

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