Aerospatiale Gazelle

SA341B Gazelle AH.1


Westland built version for the British Army and Royal Marines. 212 built. Featured the Astazou IIIN engine, a nightsun searchlight and Decca Doppler Radar. Entered service on July 1974

Model News

UK Gazelle Support Contract Through 2022, 08-Mar-18 : Vector Aerospace, a StandardAero company, to provide maintenance support for the 26 UK Army Air Corps Gazelle at Fleetlands between April 2018 and June 2022

Gazelle 40 years training British military pilots, 15-Jul-14 : Farnborough, UK – The important role of Airbus Helicopters in the ab-initio training of British military rotorcraft pilots is being marked by Airbus Helicopters during this week’s Farnborough Airshow.


Engine: 2 x Safran (Turbomeca) Astazou IIIN 590shp
Capacity: 2 + 3
Length: (m) 9.53
Height: (m) 3.18
Blades: 3
Rotor diam.: (m)
Disc area: (m2)
Weight: (kgs)
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 233     Max: 265
Range: (km) 670
Ceiling: (m)
Rate/Climb: (m/min)

List of Operators of Aerospatiale SA341B Gazelle AH.1

From Organisation with model SA341B Gazelle AH.1
united kingdom Army Air Corps
    212 1973/   
united kingdom Royal Marines
    11 1973/05
united kingdom Falcon Aviation Ltd
    Gazelle 2003/   
Construction Numbers on database of SA341B Gazelle AH.1


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