Sud Aviation: SE 3160

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Market original model designation
SE 3160
Market model designation (english translation or spelling)
SE 3160
Country of manufacture
France
Config info
Rotorcraft typeHelicopter
Config
Single rotor
Way of counteracting main rotor torque
Tail rotor
Weights
Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW)
2100
kg
Manufacturers empty weight (MEW)
1105
kg
Main rotor
Main rotor type
Fully articulated
Main rotor diameter
11
m
Main rotor direction of rotation
Clockwise
Main rotor angular speed
355
rpm
Number of blades
3
Tail rotor
Tail rotor type
Classic tail rotor
Tail rotor diameter
1.91
m
Tail rotor direction of rotation
Clockwise
Tail rotor angular speed
2001
rpm
Number of blades
3
Powerplant
Engine model
Turbomeca Artouste III B
Engine type
Turboshaft
Number of engines
1
Total maximum power
550
HP
Fuel system
Fuel tank capacity
560
l
Performance
Never exceed speed (Vne)
210
km/h
Cruise speed (Vc)
190
km/h
Maximum service ceiling
4250
m
Hover ceiling IGE
2000
m
Hover ceiling OGE
550
m
Maximum range
500
km
Maximum flight endurance
3
h
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