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{{Infobox vehicles
 
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| name = Sparrow
 
| name = Sparrow
| front_image = Sparrow-GTAVC-front.jpg
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| front_image = Sparrow-GTASA-front.jpg
| image_size = 350
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| image_size = 300
| caption = A Sparrow in GTA Vice City
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| caption = A Sparrow in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]].
| vehicle_type = Civillian helicopter
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| vehicle_type = Civilian helicopter
| capacity = 2
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| capacity = 2 <small>(pilot and passenger)</small>
| appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City|GTA Vice City]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories|GTA Vice City Stories]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars|GTA Chinatown Wars]]
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| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City|GTA Vice City]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories|GTA Vice City Stories]]
}}
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|body_style = Light helicopter
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|related = |variants = [[Sea Sparrow]]}}
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The '''Sparrow''' is a [[helicopter]] featured in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City|''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City'']]'', [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]''.
   
The '''Sparrow''' is a [[helicopter]] featured in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]], [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]], [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]].
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Similar unobtainable [[Helicopter (GTA CW)|helicopter]] also appeared flying around and also featured in two missions in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]]''.
   
== Description ==
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== Design ==
 
The Sparrow is based on the [[wp:Bell 47|Bell Model 47]] [[wp:H-13 Sioux|"Sioux"]].
 
The Sparrow is based on the [[wp:Bell 47|Bell Model 47]] [[wp:H-13 Sioux|"Sioux"]].
   
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== Performance ==
 
Despite its outdated appearance, the helicopter handles quite well in GTA Vice City compared to the [[Maverick]], but has taken a slight downturn in GTA San Andreas. It can fit 2 people inside and is great for transporting a body guard in GTA Vice City or a homie in GTA San Andreas. The helicopter's weak point is its uncovered engine. Although if you hit any door in the helicopter it will be removed like in the cars making the first helicopter to have removable doors, but few shots is enough to bring it out of the air proving that it has low health. Also of interesting is the tail rotor of the GTA San Andreas Sparrow, which is dislocated, placed a considerable distance further back from the tail fin.
 
Despite its outdated appearance, the helicopter handles quite well in GTA Vice City compared to the [[Maverick]], but has taken a slight downturn in GTA San Andreas. It can fit 2 people inside and is great for transporting a body guard in GTA Vice City or a homie in GTA San Andreas. The helicopter's weak point is its uncovered engine. Although if you hit any door in the helicopter it will be removed like in the cars making the first helicopter to have removable doors, but few shots is enough to bring it out of the air proving that it has low health. Also of interesting is the tail rotor of the GTA San Andreas Sparrow, which is dislocated, placed a considerable distance further back from the tail fin.
   
 
A more practical variant, known as the [[Sea Sparrow]], possesses a machine gun and the ability to land on water.
 
A more practical variant, known as the [[Sea Sparrow]], possesses a machine gun and the ability to land on water.
 
{| align="center"
 
|<gallery width="auto" perrow="4" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="180">
 
Sparrow-GTAVC-front.jpg|GTA Vice City.
 
Sparrow-GTASA-front.jpg|GTA San Andreas (note the dislocated tail rotor).
 
Sparrow-GTAVCS-front.jpg|GTA Vice City Stories.
 
</gallery>
 
|}
 
   
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
 
'''GTA Vice City'''
 
'''GTA Vice City'''
   
''Notes: Sparrow only spawn in these areas (except the one in [[Downtown Vice City |Downtown]]) after completing the [[Missions|mission]] [[Rub Out]].''
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''Notes: The Sparrow only spawns in these areas (except the one in [[Downtown Vice City |Downtown]]) after completing the [[Missions|mission]] [[Rub Out]].''
 
*On a grassy area in [[Vice Point]], across the [[Links View Apartment]] near an alleyway.
 
*On a grassy area in [[Vice Point]], across the [[Links View Apartment]] near an alleyway.
 
*On a roof in [[Little Haiti]].
 
*On a roof in [[Little Haiti]].
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*On a helipad at the [[Escobar International Airport]] after completing [[From Zero to Hero]].
 
*On a helipad at the [[Escobar International Airport]] after completing [[From Zero to Hero]].
   
'''GTA Chinatown Wars'''
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== Gallery ==
*It appears in two missions:
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<gallery width="auto" perrow="4" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="180">
-[[Rat Race]]
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Sparrow-GTAVC-front.jpg|GTA Vice City.
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Sparrow-GTASA-front.jpg|GTA San Andreas (note the dislocated tail rotor).
-[[Salt in the Wound]]
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Sparrow-GTAVCS-front.jpg|GTA Vice City Stories.
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</gallery>
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* The Sparrow may be based off of the helicopters used in the T.V. show, "''M*A*S*H''".
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* The Sparrow may be based off of the helicopters used in the T.V. show, "''[[wp:M*A*S*H|M*A*S*H]]''".
* There is a fix for the Sparrow's misplaced tail rotor, for the PC version of San Andreas, located [http://www.gtagarage.com/mods/show.php?id=22036 here].
 
   
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==Navigation==
 
{{Navboxes
 
{{Navboxes
 
|title= Navigation
 
|title= Navigation
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Latest revision as of 11:38, October 8, 2014

Sparrow
Sparrow-GTASA-front
A Sparrow in GTA San Andreas.
Vehicle type Civilian helicopter
Body style Light helicopter
Capacity 2 (pilot and passenger)
Appearance(s) GTA Vice City
GTA San Andreas
GTA Vice City Stories
Variant(s) Sea Sparrow


The Sparrow is a helicopter featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.

Similar unobtainable helicopter also appeared flying around and also featured in two missions in Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars.

Design Edit

The Sparrow is based on the Bell Model 47 "Sioux".

Performance Edit

Despite its outdated appearance, the helicopter handles quite well in GTA Vice City compared to the Maverick, but has taken a slight downturn in GTA San Andreas. It can fit 2 people inside and is great for transporting a body guard in GTA Vice City or a homie in GTA San Andreas. The helicopter's weak point is its uncovered engine. Although if you hit any door in the helicopter it will be removed like in the cars making the first helicopter to have removable doors, but few shots is enough to bring it out of the air proving that it has low health. Also of interesting is the tail rotor of the GTA San Andreas Sparrow, which is dislocated, placed a considerable distance further back from the tail fin.

A more practical variant, known as the Sea Sparrow, possesses a machine gun and the ability to land on water.

LocationsEdit

GTA Vice City

Notes: The Sparrow only spawns in these areas (except the one in Downtown) after completing the mission Rub Out.

GTA San Andreas

GTA Vice City Stories

Gallery Edit

TriviaEdit

  • The Sparrow may be based off of the helicopters used in the T.V. show, "M*A*S*H".

NavigationEdit

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