Light, versatile and cost-effective, this two-engine helicopter is equipped with a design adapted for different types of mission. This model is particularly renowned for its low selling and maintenance costs and it provides a high standard thanks to Airbus Helicopters’ experience in the Ecureuil family.

Technical Data

Max weight 2.600 Kg / 5.732 lb
2.800 Kg / 6.172 lb (with external load)
Capacity 1 pilot + 5/6 passengers
Maximum cargo sling load: 1.134 kg / 2.500 lb
Power plant Engine: 2 Turbomeca ARRIUS 1A1 FADEC
Maximum emergency power (OEI): 415 KW/556 shp
Fast cruise speed at max weight 222 Km/h - 120 kts
Maximum range
(take-off at max. weight)
731 Km / 395 nm

Tourism and Private Flights

Flying by helicopter allows you to move away from the routine and discover the beauty of unattainable and unique places, whilst simultaneously experiencing the authentic feelings and emotions that you only get while flying.

Corporate / VIP

In today’s business world, time is of the essence and success depends on the speed of decision- making and, above all, your presence. In this increasingly overcrowded world, helicopter travel allows you to reach your destinations in a short time, giving off a successful and modern image. In the meantime, you can benefit from the comfort of the exclusive internal design of our VIP Airbus helicopters. A better quality of life, comfort and safety en route to your destinations, aboard your own personal space, with the pleasure of seeing the world from on high.

Law Enforcement

Surveillance operations and support to: State Police, Regional and Municipal Police, Finance Police and Customs, Port Captain’s Office and Coastguard, Fire Brigade, Civil Protection, Forest Rangers.
With several helicopters widely employed and valued all over the world, particularly in the U.S., Airbus Helicopters is the uncontested leader.


The AS355 NP is highly appreciated for the training of pilots, thanks to its maneuvrability and safety. The helicopter is also perfectly adapted to training for instrument flight.