Eurocopter AS355 Ecureuil 2


1992

Derived from Aerospatiale as355 ecureuil 2

1992




Model

Twin engine variant of Ecureuil. Military variants known as AS555 Fennec 2.

For early airframes see Aerospatiale. From 2014 manufactured by Airbus


Model News

APROC 2017, 28-Jun-17 : Italian air force held the Air Centric Personnel Recovery Operatives Course (APROC), the main training event in Europe in combat search and rescue.

Airbus Recognized Royal Malaysian Navy’ Fennec, 21-Mar-17 : LIMA 2017 Airbus Helicopters and the Royal Malaysian Navy held a ceremony during LIMA 2017 to celebrate the excellent fleet availability record of the AS555SN Fennec fleet

30 Million Flight Hours for Ecureuil Family, 13-Oct-16 : Ecureuil/Astar fleet reached 30 million flight hours. Representing 42 percent of Airbus Helicopters aircraft in service, here an interview with Vice President of Light Helicopters Programme

3000th AS350 / AS355 Helicopter, 11-Feb-01 : Eurocopter delivered the 3000th helicopter of the AS350/AS355/EC130 family during Heli-Expo 2001. It was an EC130B4 for Blue Hawaiian


Derivatives

ModelYearHistory
AS355F2 Ecureuil 2
AS355N Ecureuil 2 built by: Eurocopter France 2 engines Turbomeca ARRIUS 1A
AS555AN Fennec 2 Early c/n are listed under Aerospatiale AS555AN
AS555SN Fennec 2
AS555UN Fennec
AS555AF Fennec 1992 Mexican Navy embarked variant
AS355NP Ecureuil 2 / TwinStar 2005 The updated AS.355 is powered by two Turbomeca Arrius 1A1 engines and is equipped with a full authority digital engine control (FADEC) system. ...
AH as355 2014 Airframes built before January 1st, 2014 listed as Eurocopter as355 On September 2015, Airbus Helicopters announced that the AS355 production i ...

Organisations

From Organisation with model AS355 Ecureuil 2
1991
france Armée de l'Air
    1991/now
israel chimnir
    2 1991/95
1992
austria Polizei
    1992/now
france Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre
    18 1992/now
mexico Armada de Mexico
    AS555AF Fennec 4 1992/now
1994
united kingdom UK Police Forces
    AS355N Ecureuil 2 1994/now
1996
argentina Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina
    AS555SN Fennec 2 4 1996/now
1997
ireland Aer Chór na hÉireann
    1 1997/now
1998
colombia Armada Nacional de Colombia
    AS555SN Fennec 2 2 1998/now
1999
jamaica Jamaica Defence Force
    4 1999/now
2000
malaysia Polis Diraja Malaysia
    AS355N Ecureuil 2 9 2000/now
2003
chile Ejercito de Chile
    2 2003/now
2004
malaysia Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia
    AS555SN Fennec 2 6 2004/now
2008
belarus Belarus Border Guard
    AS355NP Ecureuil 2 / TwinStar 4 2008/14
2010
switzerland Heli-Alps SA
    1 2010/now
2011
argentina Prefectura Naval Argentina
    AS355NP Ecureuil 2 / TwinStar 2 2011/now
Unknown!
Help

usa State of Massachusetts
    AS355N Ecureuil 2
Construction Numbers on database of AS355 Ecureuil 2 or its versions

4as355
14as355f2
82as355n
26as355np
4as555af
14as555an
12as555sn
19as555un









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