The Aérospatiale SA 321 Super Frelon (“Super Hornet”) is a three-engined heavy transport helicopter produced by Sud Aviation (later Aérospatiale).
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The medium-lift SA 321 Super Frelon is produced by Sud Aviation, one of the world’s largest helicopter manufacturers. Developed from a long line of big helicopters, the Super Frelon was one of the company’s biggest helicopter development programs. The SA 321 is one of the most popular large helicopters currently in service with military and civilian operators around the globe, including China, where Super Frelons are manufactured locally as the Z-8. The civilian version of the SA 321 Super Frelon, the SA 321F, can carry 37 passengers and is a favorite among helicopter taxi operators.
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The SA 321 Super Frelon once held the record for the world’s fastest helicopter and Europe’s most powerful helicopter.
The Aérospatiale SA 321 Super Frelon is one of the biggest helicopters in the world.