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Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin 2
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French Navy

Aéronautique Navale AS365 Dauphin 2

The Eurocopter Panther are listed here. For earlier Aerospatiale Dauphins airframes please see listed separately.

On August 2011 the French Navy received their first AS.365N3+ which is equipped with new avionics. Two of them will be deployed in Tahiti, French Polynesia.

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Loading Panther on A400M

Loading Panther on A400M

06-Oct-20 - France developing procedures to airlift Panther helicopter by A400M cargo aircraft #A400M
GVH Sea Tray for French Navy Interim Helicopters

GVH Sea Tray for French Navy Interim Helicopters

21-Aug-20 - Heli-Union will supply 12 AS365 Dauphins to the French Navy as interim helicopters between the withdrawal of Alouette III and delivery of new H160M Guépard. Will be equipped with GVH Aerospace sea tray protection #Dauphin
French Navy Leased Interim Helicopters

French Navy Leased Interim Helicopters

06-Feb-20 - France launch development of the H160M Guépard as the future helicopter of the armed forces. The French Navy will lease 12 Dauphin from Heli-Union and obtain 4 new H160 from Babcock for SAR as an interim measure after the retirement of the Alouette III #Interim
Taihiti Dauphin Most Distant Operation

Taihiti Dauphin Most Distant Operation

30-Aug-18 - An AS365N3+ Dauphin from the French Navy 35F detachment flew 3,426 km / 1.849 nm in 14 hours to complete a medical evacuation from a remote atoll. It was the single most distant operation ever conducted by these Tahiti based helicopters #Tahiti
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