• Short Summary

    THE SUD AVIATION COMPANY OF FRANCE, MAKERS OF THE CARAVELLE JET AIRLINER AND THE ALOUETTE HELICOPTER, HAVE NOW DEVELOPED A NEW HELICOPTER - THE SUPER FRELON.

  • Description

    THE SUD AVIATION COMPANY OF FRANCE, MAKERS OF THE CARAVELLE JET AIRLINER AND THE ALOUETTE HELICOPTER, HAVE NOW DEVELOPED A NEW HELICOPTER - THE SUPER FRELON.IT WAS DEMONSTRATED BY THE COMPANY'S CHIEF TEST PILOT, JEAN BOULET, AT ISTRES AIRPORT, NEAR MARSEILLES, TODAY (THURSDAY).

    THE MAKERS CLAIM THE SUPER FRELON HAS EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE QUALITIES.ITS ABILITY TO MANOEUVRE, AND THE LOAD IT CAN CARRY, MAKES IT CAPABLE OF A WIDE RANGE OF USES.

    IN NORMAL ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS IT CAN CARRY A WEIGHT OF 11,000 KILOGRAMS (24,251 LBS) TO AN ALTITUDE OF 3,750 MILES), AND A WEIGHT OF 12,000 KILOGRAMS (26.455 LBS) TO 2,750 METRES (1.61 MILES).IT IS POWERED BY THREE TURBINE ENGINES OF 1,500 HORSE-POWER, SUPPLIED BY A FUEL TANK OF A 3,550-LITRE 9780 GALLONS) CAPACITY.ITS SEA LEVEL SPEED IS 260 KILOMETRES (147 MILES) AN HOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAAYFOSZ406VEIKVPFVJ5AH6V1
    Media URN:
    VLVAAAYFOSZ406VEIKVPFVJ5AH6V1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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