AS 350 B
AS 350B, powered with a Turbomeca Ariel 1B engine of 641 shp, has a proven track record. It’s flexibility and low acquisition cost has made it a very sought-after helicopter to perform a wide range of missions (passenger transport, aerial work, firefighting medevac’d………. etc.)
This aircraft is specially known for its passenger transport activity such as business and tourist flights. Its spacious and comfortable cabin can accommodate up to 5 passengers. its wide cabin with panoramic view ensures optimum visibility for all the passengers and the crew. The AS 350B is also an excellent utility helicopter able to carry under – slung loads of more than 750kg (1660lb).
Thanks to its high useful load, it is well suited to all mission requiring various mission equipment for police, medical transport and/or utility operation…….
A single aircraft is able to complete various missions even in the same day thanks to its very short reconfiguration time (less than one hour).
FIRE FIGHTING SYSTEM of AS-350B
The AS-350B ECUREUIL and its integrated fire fighting system offer the following advantages:
- Dropping capability up to 830 liters water
- Good accuracy and efficiency
- Easy water refill
- External belly mounted tank capacity
- Refill pump hydraulically driven
- Access of mountain areas where fixed wing aircraft cannot operate
- From various water points ( TANKS, RIVERS, PONDS)
- Without the help of external supply means and personnel
THE AS-350B will also include emergency FOOD, WATER and MEDICINE supply at flood areas.
Police and Public Security Missions
Maintaining law and order
THE ECUREUIL LANDS ITSELF PARTICULARLY WELL TO:
Seeking and tracking criminals, smugglers drug dealers, etc., thanks to its:
- Excellent cockpit visibility
- Increased Maneuverability
- High speed
Combating terrorism and organized crime because it can :
- Transport or drop specialize intervention teams (up to 5 commandoes)
- Surveying and controlling crowds
- Traffic monitoring & reporting
AS 350 B Ecureuil Technical information
|Length (rotor rotating)||42.45ft|
|Width (blades folded)||8.30ft|
|Main rotor diameter||35.07ft|
|Tail rotor diameter||6.10ft|
|Maximum weight, Normal||4,960lb|
|Maximum weight, with external||5,512lb|
1 Pilot + 5/6 Passengers or 2,561lb with sling.
Comfortable & Air-conditioned cabin room.
1 TURBOMECA ARRIEL 1B turbine engine
|Performance at max. gross weight (ISA):|
|Maximum Speed (Vne)||155 kts|
|Cruise Speed at SL||133 kts|
|Rate of climb at SL||1,675ft|
|Maximum Fuel Capacity||534 ltr|
|Cargo Capacity||35.29 cft/1500kg|