The first Dhruv prototype PT1 (Z3182).  The prototype used the TM 333-2M1 engines.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Parent type: HAL Dhruv

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 1-2 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Skids

Key Characteristics

Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

Data on aircraft configuration, weights, flight performance and equipment

References

References and sources used

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
14 June 2017 (page )
Website

Vertiflite, Spring 2011, India Special
AHS International
Hirschberg, Mike. "Frome Chetak to Dhruv: The History of HAL Helicopters". Vertiflite, Vol. 57, No. 1. 2011. Print., 2011 (page 50)
Book

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