Alouette II walkaround
Pictures : Serge Van Heertum - S.B.A.P.
On 09-09-09 the Alouette II retired from Belgian Defence, after 50 years of dedicated services.
We propose a walkaround of this prestigious helicopter especialy edited for the modelists, as to find some fine details of this helicopter and maybe make a wonderful realisation.
You will find details from the various versions like Medevac, Parachutist-drop or specialy equiped with inflatable balloons when flying over the sea.
|Forward view of the cabin||The door and position of the lights|
|The "Astazou" engine||The fastening of the engine and oil tank|
|The fuel tank under the rotor shaft||The main rotor shaft|
|The aft rotor and its protection||Details of the aft rotor and position light|
|General view of the body||The cabin with the position of the antenna|
|Forward view with the aeration open||The position of the wheels|
|Detail of the rotor and the fitting of the blades||Detail of the position light|
Structure elements on the tailboom
(only "Astazou" equiped)
|Rear view of the engine and the structure|
right side with different elements
as on the left side
|The pilot's office|
|Into the tailboom structure||The cabin of a Medevac version and the markings|
|One Medevac version with the stretcher inside the cabin||
Another version with stretcher on the outside
(both sides of the helicopter)
|General view of the Medevac version||The cabin prepared for parachutists dropping|
|View with the doors open||The normal cabin version and the overseas balloons not inflated|
|The overseas balloons in stowed position||The balloons inflated|
|Another detail of the main rotor||Closer details on the right side of the engine|
|The transmission shaft between the engine and the rotor||Underside view of the helicopter and the landing light position|