The fourth Dhruv prototype PT4/PT-N (IN901).  The Indian Navy prototype, this model was equipped with retractable landing gear and the Shakti (Ardiden 1H1 in France) engine. The fuel capacity of the aircraft is 1,108 kg.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Parent type: HAL Dhruv

Aircraft status: Status unknown

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: Wheels (all retractable)

Key Characteristics

Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

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References

References and sources used

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)
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