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Gazelle N.G.A.1   1956

Free-power turbine axial-flow compressor

Diameter: 33 1/2"; Length: 70"; Weight: 780 lbs (354 kg)

Power: Emergency: 1,260shp at 20,400 rpm / static / sea level

 

Gazelle N.G.A.2   1956  Similar to N.G.A.1

Free-power turbine axial-flow compressor

Diameter: 33 1/2"; Length: 70"; Weight: 830 lbs (376 kg)

Power: Emergency: 1,650shp at 20,400 rpm / static / sea level

 

Gazelle N.G.A.3   1957  Similar to N.G.A.1

Free-power turbine axial-flow compressor

Diameter: 33 1/2"; Length: 70"; Weight: 865 lbs (392 kg)

Power: Emergency: 1,800shp at 20,400 rpm / static / sea level

Rocket Nomad Nymph Oryx Naiad Eland Turbine

Free Turbine

Design E156  1954  Gazelle II

2&1 Stage Free Turbine   1,260 shp

 

Design E201  1956   Gazelle

2&1 Stage Free Turbine   1,450 shp

 

Design E217  1959   Gazelle VII

2&1 Stage Free Turbine   1,650 shp

Where to see:

    Helicopter Museum, Weston-Super-Mare

    Solent Sky Museum, Southampton

    RAF Museum Hendon

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Aircraft Types:

Westland Wessex  W60, HAS1, HAS3/31

Westland Wiltshire

Sikorsky HS1

Bristol Belvedere 192C (Twin ROtor)