Helicopter AS 350 B3
Helicopter AS 350 B3

Helicopter AS 350 B3

Eurocopter AS 350 Ecureuil - French multipurpose helicopter.

Designed by the French firm Aerospatyal (currently called Eurocopter). It made its first flight in the year 1974, 2001 Before the year was made just over 2000 helicopters. Repeatedly during this time to upgrade.

This aircraft with one engine is sold in the United States under the name "EyStar", and with two engines - under the name "TuinStar" (from English, twin star). In Brazil, under the name "Eskilu" (with Portuguese protein), Helibraz is licensed.

Helicopter AS 350 B3 dashboard

Helicopter AS 350 B3 dashboard

14.05.2005, Eurocopter test pilot, Didier, successfully planted a Eurocopter AS350 Ecureuil helicopter to the top of Mount Chomolungma (Everest). This is the first landing of this kind.

Features helicopter AS 350 B3:

  • Crew: 1-2pilota.
  • Passenger capacity: 5-6chelovek.
  • Length: 12,94m.
  • Fuselage length: 10,93m.
  • The diameter of the rotor: 10,69m.
  • The diameter of the tail rotor: 1,86m.
  • Height: 3,14m.
  • The area, which swept rotor: 89,75kv.m.
  • Track chassis 2,17m.
  • Empty weight: 1175kg.
  • The highest take-off weight: 2250kg.
  • suspension: 2800kg.
  • The volume of fuel tanks: 540l (+ 475l reserve tank in the cockpit).
  • Engines: 1 × turboshaft Turbomeca Arriel 2B.
  • Link: 1 × 847l.s. (1 × 632kVt.).
  • Maximum allowable speed: 287km / h.
  • Maximum speed: 259km / h.
  • Practical range: 661km.
  • Ceiling: 5280m.
  • Static ceiling:.
  • without the use of ground effect: 3630m.
  • using ground effect: 4260m.
  • Rate of climb:. 10,3m / s.
  • The load on the drive: 30,6kg. / Sq.m (suspension).
  • Thrust-to-weight ratio: 222,2 / 181,8Vt / kg. (with / without suspension at the maximum take-off weight).
  • Length of cargo cabin: 2,42m.
  • Width of cargo cabin: 1,65m.
  • The height of the cargo compartment: 1,35m.
  • Floor area of ​​the cargo compartment: 2,6kv.m.

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