Eurocopter AS-355

AS55 - Eurocopter AS-355N Ecureuil 2

AS 355

ICAO type designator: AS55

ICAO type description: H2T

Wake turbulance category: L

Max operating level: FL 100*

Typical cruising speed: 120 kt

Climb performance: N/A

Approach category: N/A

Special Remarks:

*The AS55 has got a higher operating level – but in practice this is what to expect.

Nice to know

Capasity:  1 pilot, up to 6 passengers

MTOW: 2.600 kg

What to look for:

  • 3 bladed rotor
  • Relatively low tail boom with conventional tail-rotor
  • Extra window in cockpit door

The As 355 is a popular light utility helicopter with both civilian and military users. A single engine version is also available (AS 350 Ecureuil)