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

Eurocopter AS 355 NP Ecureuil


Multifunctional light helicopter, which is equipped with two motors, has a rather low operating costs. Ideal for rescue, aerial and passenger transport. The latest variation meets the stringent requirements for category A, has improved performance and a new type of equipment, namely the VEMD AS355NP is the latest modification of the successful type of twin-engine Ecureuil helicopters. The model is intended for the execution of various transport tasks in the civilian 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 

  • Interior width: 1.65 

  • Height: 3.14m  

  • Length: 10.93m 



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