Aérospatiale AS.532

Aérospatiale AS.532 is a medium multi-purpose helicopter.

Designed by the Eurocopter Consortium. The military version of the AS332 Super Puma in early 1990 received the designation AS 532 Cougar. Delivered to 30 countries.

Single-screw circuit, two turboshaft engines, tail rotor, tricycle landing gear.

It is made in different modifications.

Specifications

  • Crew: 2-3
  • The greatest number of passengers: 21-25
  • Payload: 4500kg
  • Length: 18.7m
  • Fuselage length with tail rotor: 15.53m
  • Rotor Diameter: 15.6m
  • Tail rotor diameter: 3.05m
  • The largest fuselage width: 2.0m
  • Height: 4.92m
  • The area swept by the rotor: 191.13 sq.m
  • Chassis base: 4.49m
  • Track: 3.0m
  • Empty Weight: 4330kg
  • The highest take-off weight: 9000kg
  • with suspended load: 9350kg
  • The volume of fuel tanks: 1479l
  • Powerplant: 2 × Turboshaft TurbomecaMakila1A1
  • Engine power: 2 × 1820hp (2 × 1357kW)
  • Cargo compartment length: 6.05m
  • Cargo compartment width: 1.8m
  • The height of the cargo compartment: 1.55m
  • Cargo area: 7.8 sq.m
  • Net volume of the cargo compartment: 11.4 cubic meters
  • Maximum allowable speed: 278 km / h
  • Echelon Speed: 257 km / h
  • Rate of climb: 7m / s
  • Disk load with suspended load: 48.9 kg / sq.m
  • Thrust-weight ratio: 248 / 239W / kg (4.03 / 4.18 kg / kW) (at the highest take-off weight without suspension / with suspension) Practical range: 618 km (without additional tanks)
  • Practical ceiling: 4100m

Static ceiling:

  • using the earth effect: 2800m
  • without the effect of the earth: 1650m

 Small Arms:

  • 2 × 20mm guns or
  • 2 × 7.62mm machine guns
  • Combat load:
  • 2 × 68mm NAR or
  • 2 × PCRAM39 Exocet (IUD option) or
  • 2 × torpedoes (Navy option).
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