Developed as a twin-engine version of the previous SA.360/1 Dauphin, the SA.365 first flew on January 1975 entering production in 1978. Was soon replaced by the much improved N variants.
Also licence built in China as the Harbin Z-9 Haitung and in Brazil as the Helibras MH-1 Pantera
001/2 : SA360 prototypes
1nnn : 35 aircraft SA360
003/4 : Aerospatiale SA365C prototypes
50nn : 79 aircraft SA365C / SA365C2
5100 : SA365N prototype f/f 31mar79
6000/64nn : Aerospatiale SA365F/G/N series
from 64nn : Eurocopter as365/as565/ec155 series from 1992
USCG Seasonal Air facilities Muskegon, Waukegan, 26-May-16 : U.S. Coast Guard Air Stations Traverse City and Detroit are scheduled to open their seasonal air facilities for Lake Michigan SAR in Waukegan, Illinois, and Muskegon, Michigan on May 27
Turbomeca Million Flight Hours with USCG H-65 Dolphin, 15-Dec-15 : Turbomeca celebrates 1 million hours flown by US Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphins fitted with the Arriel 2C2-CG engine. Worldwide, an Arriel-powered helicopter takes off every 15 seconds, all day every day
USCG MH-65E Prototype First Flight, 29-Oct-15 : The MH-65E is a conversion upgrade perform at Elizabeth City with the modernization of the avionics systems, installation of new sensors and improvements to the automatic flight control system
Breeze-Eastern Hoist for USCG MH-65, 28-Oct-15 : The U.S. Coast Guard has contracted Breeze-Eastern Corp to provide new hydraulic hoist controller to replace a 25-year-old legacy system in their MH-65 search and rescue fleet
Helibras Panther K2 First Flight, 14-Oct-15 : Helibras performed the first flight of a Brazilian Army Pantera (Panther) helicopter fully modernized by the company in Brazil.