Taog’s Hangar – SA316B – Alouette III v1.1.1


The legendary Alouette III helicopter is coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, 

The Sud Aviation Alouette III is a single-engine, light utility helicopter designed and manufactured in France in the 1950s. It was initially developed for both civil and military purposes, and has since been widely used for a variety of missions including transportation of personnel and cargo, aerial reconnaissance, search and rescue, and even as a gunship.  

The Alouette III has a distinctive sleek and slender profile, with a three blade main rotor and a tail rotor mounted on the starboard side of the tail boom. It has a spacious cabin that can accommodate up to seven passengers or up to 1,200 kg of cargo, and can operate in a wide range of environmental conditions and altitudes.  

The helicopter is powered by a single Turbomeca Artouste IIIB turboshaft engine, which provides a maximum power output of 870 horsepower. It has a maximum speed of around 220 km/h (120 knots) and a range of up to 500 km (270 nautical miles).