Helicopter Avicopter AC352. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter Avicopter AC352. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter Avicopter AC352. Specifications. A photo.


Avicopter AC352 - Chinese multipurpose helicopter developed by the corporation «Aviation Industry Corporation of China» in 2015 year.


Avicopter AC352 photo


In the design of the helicopter model Avicopter AC352, Chinese aircraft manufacturers are trying to create the most effective multi-purpose aircraft, suitable for different areas of its application, including those used to transport goods and people. The basis of the future project of the helicopter H175 Airbus model has been taken, however, if the appearance has not undergone changes for the most part, in terms of flight performance, the helicopter of the Chinese production is fundamentally different from the French aircraft.

His first test trial Avicopter AC352 helicopter model has undergone in 2015 year, and at the same time, the aircraft was first presented to the public. Despite the fact that mass production of the helicopter was supposed to launch in the first half 2016 years later, aircraft manufacturers of the corporation «Aviation Industry Corporation of China» decided to postpone the start of production of these helicopters at a later time, in particular, the latest data , the release of the aircraft is scheduled for the beginning of the year 2017.


Photo Avicopter AC352


Despite its fairly dimensions, helicopter Avicopter AC352 model features high flight speed, good handling and maneuverability is quite acceptable, due mainly to a number of optimizations carried out.

To date, the helicopter Avicopter AC352 positioned solely as a multi-purpose civilian aircraft, however, the Chinese aircraft manufacturers do not exclude the possibility that in the near future based on the model Avicopter AC352 will be created and the military version of the aircraft, which is expected to be able to replace a number of already obsolete aircrafts of this type.

Depending on the layout of the cabin, on board an aircraft model ship Avicopter AC352 can accommodate up to 16 18 people, including two crew members and 14-16 passengers, in fact, makes it possible to operate the aircraft for commercial purposes. Among other things, the helicopter Avicopter AC352 also adapted and under the carriage on its board of various kinds of goods, the only condition which is the observance of the maximum take-off weight of the established norms, component 8 tons.


Helicopter  Avicopter AC352


The Avicopter AC352 helicopter is equipped with two Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6C-67E gas turbine aircraft engines with a thrust of 1775 hp. each, or by analogs produced on the territory of the PRC, but of the same power, which in turn provides the aircraft with the ability to accelerate to a speed of 285 km / h. (cruising flight speed), and covering distances at distances of 1250 kilometers, which is very effective.


Specifications Avicopter AC352.


  • Crew: 2 person;
  • Capacity: 14 people (depending on the cabin configuration);
  • helicopter length: 15,7 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 5,3 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 14,8 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 4750 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 8000 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 285 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 315 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1250 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5720 m .;
  • Powerplant: 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6C-67E (depending on layout);
  • Power: 2 x 1770 hp



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