The James Bond Vehicle Library

Aerospatiale HH-64A Dauphin
Aerospatiale HH-64A Dauphin

Published 17/03-2002
Updated 10/10-2011 09:10

Content

Notes

In the pretitle sequence James Bond is lowered from a US Coastguard helicopter and catches Sanchez in his Cessna 172 plane.

In 'The World Is Not Enough' a Dauphin is the King Company's and it brings Electra and Bond up into the Kaukasian Mountains to inspect the oilpipelines. Electran and Bond jumps off the helicopter on skis.

This helicopter was designed to replace the Alouette III. It has civilian, military and SAR roles. The US Coastguard received an large number of modified Dauphins (SA366 or HH-65A Dolphin) in 1984.

by PS

007 relation

License to Kill (1989)

  • Allieds/friends vehicle
  • Vehicle Bond is passenger in

The World Is Not Enough (1999)

  • Villain/henchmens vehicle

Technical data

  • Manufacturers: Aerospatiale/Eurocopter (France)
  • Helicopter: AS 565 Panther
  • Type: Leight helicopter
  • Year: 1972
  • Powerplant
  • Engine: 2 Turboméca Arriel IMI turboshafts, 1566 shp (1168 kW)
    Dimensions
  • Rotor diameter: 39 ft 8 in (12,11m)
  • Length: 38 ft (11,6m)
  • Height: 13 ft 1 in (3,99m)
    Weights
  • Empty: 4835 lb (2193 kg)
  • Max T/O: 9369 lb (4250 kg)
  • Payload: 3527 lb (1600 kg)
    Performance
  • Max speed: 184 mph (296 kmh)
  • Range: 472 nm (875 km)
  • capacity: 2 pilots, 10 troops

Sources


Other sources:

Jane's Modern Military Helicopters, Tim Ripley, HarperCollinsPublishers, 1998, page 14/15.
The Helicopter, Patrick Allen, Airlife Publishing, 1996, page 12/13.