Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) - India
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India; Sri Lanka (ordered)
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(Showcased structural values pertain to the HAL LCH (Light Combat Helicopter) production variant)
2 x HAL (Turbomeca) Shakti turboshaft engines developing 1,430 horsepower each and driving a four-blade main rotor and a four-blade tail rotor.
(280 kph | 151 kts)
(182 kph | 98 kts)
Max. Speed Diff
(+98 kph | 53 kts)
(6,500 m | 4 mi)
(700 km | 1,296 nm)
♦ MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the HAL LCH (Light Combat Helicopter) production variant. Performance specifications showcased above are subject to environmental factors as well as aircraft configuration. Estimates are made when Real Data not available. Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database or View aircraft by powerplant type)
1 x 20mm M621 cannon in Nexter THL-20 chin-turret installation.
Air-to-Air missiles, Anti-tank Guided Missiles (ATGMs), Anti-radiation missiles, Rocket Pods, Conventional Drop Ordnance (Cluster, Iron Bombs), gun pods, and cannon pods.
(Not all ordnance types may be represented in the showcase above)
Values are derrived from a variety of categories related to the design, overall function, and historical influence of this aircraft in aviation history.
The overall rating takes into account over 60 individual factors related to this aircraft entry.
Rating is out of a possible 100 points.
This entry's maximum listed speed (174mph).
Graph average of 150 miles-per-hour.
HAL LCH (Light Combat Helicopter) operational range when compared to distances between major cities (in KM).
Max Altitude Visualization
The three qualities reflected above are altitude, speed, and range.
Showcasing era cross-over of this aircraft design.
Compared against Ilyushin IL-2 (military) and Cessna 172 (civilian).
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