Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Aérospatiale, Helicopter Division

Primary manufacturer: Airbus Helicopters

Parent type: Aérospatiale AS355

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Skids

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 3.14 m (10.3 ft)

Overall Length: 12.94 m (42.5 ft)

Overall Width: 10.69 m (35.1 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: Turbomeca Arrius 1A1 turbine

Engine manufacturer: Turbomeca

Max continuous power: 305 kW (409 hp)

Take-off / rated power: 343 kW (460 hp)

Intermediate power: 386 kW (517 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 2600 kg (5732 lb)

Max Gross Weight (airborne): 2800 kg (6172 lb)

Max Range: 731 km (395 nm)

Max Endurance: 4.6 hrs (4.6 hrs)

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