Aerospatiale SA-315B Lama

The Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama is a French single-engined helicopter developed to meet hot and high operational requirements of the Indian Armed Forces. It combines the lighter Aérospatiale Alouette II airframe with Alouette III components and powerplant. The Lama possesses exceptional high altitude performance; on 21 June 1972, the type established a helicopter absolute altitude record of 12,442 m (40,814 ft), a record which remained unbroken as of September 2017.


SUITABLE FOR FG 2017+ Versions only !!!!


New electrical system.

New radio  versions.

Livery specific levels of reflection in ALS.

Limited  HDR compatibility.

HDR instrument lighting available.  See in sim  help for use ( experimental ).


More FDM refinements.

Sound pack updated with new  Vortex interaction and wind FX.

Working ADF to replace the previous non working version.

GTX 327 Transponder.

Model changes – Cabin and Skids re scaled to  be more accurately sized.

New Bump mapping on the paintwork.

Numerous minor bug fixes.

Compositor based lighting


Slight FDM   changes.

Overspeed vibrations  reduced.

Added a Long Line payload option for use with the Cargo Towing addon available  HERE

SAR recovery option - Just for fun you can recover your friends crashed chopper over multiplayer.

New Autopilot.


Although the Lama had been previously released  in FlightGear, this is a total ground up rebuild.

All new FDM

Manual Procedural start possible ( see Aircraft Help )

5 Configuration options.

Functional Winch man.

FGUK Lighting kit.

Rembrandt ready.

ALS Fuselage + Glass effects including rain effect.

All new sound pack.

Multiplayer Passenger option so you can take your friends with you.

16 Included liveries.