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Multirole helicopter featuring excellent performance, which makes it particularly suited for more stringent regulations.
Silence and speed, together with the elegant design and modern layout, make it the ideal helicopter for corporate and V.I.P. transportation, thanks to its 5, 6, 7 and 8 seats setting configuration.

The AS365 N3 allows to transport up to 11 passengers on board and it is equipped with a digital 4-axis AFCS and state-of-the-art avionics in order to perform even the most demanding operations, including SAR missions. Thanks to its technical features, this helicopter is suitable even in hot&high conditions. The AS365 N3e, soon to be certified, will be fitted with new avionics equipped with VEMD and new Arriel 2N engines with considerably enhanced performances.

Technical Data

Max weight 4.300 Kg / 9.480 lb
(all configurations)
Capacity 2 pilots + 12 passengers
Maximum cargo sling load: 1.600 Kg / 3.527 lb
Power plant Engine: 2 Turbomeca ARRIEL 2C FADEC
Maximum emergency power (OEI): 717 KW/961 shp
Fast cruise speed at max weight 269 Km/h - 145 kts
Maximum range
(take-off at max. weight)
792 km / 427 nm
(take-off at max. weight)

Tourism and Private Flights

Thanks to its remarkable speed and comfort on board, the AS365 N3+ is the ideal platform for passenger transportation. Its configuration allows to transport from 8 to 12 passengers in a silent and smooth cabin.

Corporate / VIP

Outstanding Elegance and Finishing

The elegant AS365 N3, with its refined nose and grey limousine panes, offers exceptional comfort to its passengers.

The AS365 N3’s modern cabin can be customized with different configurations, from 6 to 7 seats, with additional cabinet, in-flight entertainment system or high end finishes.

The improved air conditioning system renders the cabin perfectly suitable for a very pleasant flight.

The internal soundproofing quality let passengers work or relax in an elegant and refined environment.

Off-shore (Oil & Gas)

With well-proven technology and a fleet family that has achieved almost 5 million flight hours, the AS365 N3+ is one of the safest medium-sized helicopters. This aircraft is equipped with two powerful Turbomeca Arriel 2C turbine engines including a Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC) system in order to provide an optimal level of safety.
Its composite main rotor blades are corrosion-proof, thus ensuring an extremely long lifetime. When it comes to mission availability, the low level of maintenance per flight hour for the AS365 N3+ is acknowledged by operators as a key feature of this helicopter. In addition, the N3 includes the EC225 digital 4-axis autopilot and all the necessary equipment to safely perform offshore missions: Traffic alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), Automatic Voice Alarm Device (AVAD), external life rafts, Automatic Deployable Emergency Locator Transmitter (ADELT), Quick Access Recorder for Helicopter Flight Data Management and Moving Map linked to GPS.

Emergency Medical Service (HEMS)

The AS365 N3 is particularly suitable for long-range patient transportation from one hospital to another or for connections and rescues from islands. This helicopter is extremely fast and it offers excellent one-engine inoperative (OEI) performance to guarantee safety during flights over urban areas.

Its low vibration level and high flight stability make it the ideal platform for rescue operations providing a smooth ride for patients.

Thanks to its spaciousness, the cabin can easily accommodate all the medical equipment and, if necessary, a second stretcher can be added in a few minutes.
The wide lateral access allows a quick and easy embarkation and disembarkation of patients and rescuers.

Search and Rescue (SAR)

The AS365 N3 is fitted with a digital four-axis autopilot and outstanding state-of-the-art avionics equipment, such as a cutting-edge weather and research radar, to safely perform search and rescue missions in demanding climatic conditions.
In addition, the wide lateral access, the enlarged bubble sliding doors and the Category 1 rescue hoist considerably simplify SAR operations.

Law Enforcement

The AS365 N3+ offers exceptional speed and endurance to perform all kinds of police operations ranging from patrol, airborne surveillance, SAR missions and special operations. The two powerful Turbomeca Arriel 2C engines provide higher reliability and safety margins than any other helicopter in this category. The AS365 N3’s compact size and exceptional maneuverability allow police forces to operate in the most confined areas. Low vibration levels, thanks to a digital 4-axis autopilot, make it possible to install all the equipment necessary for law enforcement missions and provide optimal comfort for long patrols.