Eurocopter AS 355 NP Ecureuil
Eurocopter AS 355 NP Ecureuil. Characteristics. A photo.

Eurocopter AS 355 NP Ecureuil


Multi-light helicopter, which is equipped with two engines, has a rather low operating costs. It is ideal for the performance of the rescue, aerial work and of passenger transport. Last variation to meet the demanding category A has improved performance and a new type of equipment, namely VEMD AS355NP is the latest modification of the successful twin-engine helicopters such as Ecureuil. Designed model for the execution of various transport tasks in the civil area.


Eurocopter AS 355 NP Ecureuil photo

Eurocopter AS 355 NP Ecureuil photo


The helicopter installed a two-engine scheme, which is rare for this class, thanks to which the helicopter is certified in category A, that is, it is capable of climbing and horizontal flight even if one of the engines fails. It is worth noting that certification in category A is a mandatory requirement for flying in European countries. In addition, the power plant of the motor is equipped with FADEC (digital control system), which gives the helicopter additional safety and fuel consumption makes it optimized. AS355NP is considered the most affordable twin-engine helicopter on the world market.


Eurocopter AS 355 NP Ecureuil photo salon

Eurocopter AS 355 NP Ecureuil photo salon

The helicopter is ideally suited to a rather complicated natural conditions, it can be operated at temperatures of up to + 40 -35 degrees Celsius. In view of the two engines and the installation it can be equipped with an autopilot helicopter avionics for flight IFR (instrument flight rules). In the passenger cabin will accommodate comfortably 3-6 people.


Eurocopter AS 355 NP Ecureuil photo booths

Eurocopter AS 355 NP Ecureuil photo booths


Features helicopter AS355 NP Ecureuil:



  • Range: 776km

  • Cruising speed: 238km / hour

  • The highest altitude: 6096m

  • The highest take-off weight: 2600kg

  • Cabin height: 1.3m

  • interior length: 2.0m

  • The greatest number of passengers: 6

  • The width of the passenger compartment: 1.65m

  • Height: 3.14m

  • Length: 10.93m



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