Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin 2

Derived from Aerospatiale SA365 Dauphin 2

For early airframes please see Aerospatiale SA365

In 2011 Eurocopter announced development of the Dauphin replacement, codenamed X4

From 2014 built by Airbus Helicopters


Engine: 2 x Safran (Turbomeca) Arriel 2C 851shp
Capacity: 2 + 11
Length: (m) 13.73
Height: (m) 4.06
Blades: 4
Rotor diam.: (m) 11.94
Disc area: (m2) 112
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 2400     Max: 4300
Speed: (km/h)     Max: 306
Range: (km) 800
Ceiling: (m) 5800
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 534

Derivatives & Versions

AS565SA Panther 1991
AS365N2 Dauphin 2 1992 The AS.365N2 was marketed by the newly formed Eurocopter featuring upgraded Arriel 1C2 turboshafts of 737 shp with a maximum take off weight of ...
AS565MA Panther 1994
AS365N3 Dauphin 2 1996 Developed for Hot-and-High conditions. 2 Turbomeca Arriel 2C turbo-shaft engines with Digital control (DECU).
First flight on October 30, 1996
EC155B 1997 The EC155 was originally named Aerospatiale AS365N4 Dauphine but was absorbed by the new company Eurocopter. Featuring a larger cabin than the A ...
EC155B1 2001 Built by Eurocopter France, was the succeesor of the EC155B and is powered by two Turbomeca Arriel 2C2 FADEC engines. Maximum take-off weight ...
AS565MB Panther 2002
AS365N3+ Dauphin 2 2009 Presented at the 2009 Paris Air Show, the N3+ delivers new avionics systems including a new 4-axis Auto-Pilot and powered by two FADEC Turbomeca ...
X3 2010 The X3 ( X-Cube ) is an experimental compound helicopter demonstrator developed from the EC.155 which in turn is the latest version of the Dauphi ...
AH as365 dauphin 2 2014 Airframes built before January 1st, 2014 listed as Eurocopter as365

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