Aerospatiale AS355 ecureuil 2

Derived from AS350 Ecureuil
1979







Model



Aerospatiale AS355 ecureuil 2

The twin engine variant of the AS350 first flew September 27, 1979. The AS355 Twin Squirrel variants were marketed in North America as the TwinStar. From 1992 produced by Eurocopter and from 2014 by Airbus. Production ended in 2016




Model News


New Zealand Police Switch to Bell 429, 09-Jan-19 : #NZPolice New Zealand Air Support Unit in Auckland City has chosen a new undisclosed contractor to provide the helicopter service from July 2019. Will replace current 2 AS355 with 3 Bell 429 at new base at Auckland Heliport in Onehunga

Aero Asahi AS355 Inspection by Vector Aerospace, 31-May-16 : Vector Aerospace, a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider, will perform a Japan Aero Asahi AS355F2 12-year major inspection, including wiring, refurbishment and exterior paint




Derivatives & Versions


ModelYearHistory
AS355E TwinStar 1979 Powered by 2 Allison 250-C20F turboshaft engines, uses single hydraulics
AS355F Ecureuil 2 1979 Powered by 2 Allison 250-C20F turboshaft engines, uses dual hydraulics
HB355F2 Esquilo 1982 Assembled in Brazil by Helibras
AS355F1 Ecureuil 2 1984 Powered by 2 Allison 250-C20F turboshaft engines, increased max weight by 100kg / 220lb
AS355F2 Ecureuil 2 1985 Powered by 2 Allison 250-C20F turboshaft engines, increased max weight further 50kg / 110lb
AS555AN Fennec 2 1987 French Air Force variant. From 1992 listed under Eurocopter AS555AN
EC AS355 Ecureuil 2 1992 Twin engine variant of Ecureuil. Military variants known as AS555 Fennec 2. For early airframes see Aerospatiale. From 2014 manufactured by Airb ...

List of Operators of Aerospatiale AS355 ecureuil 2


From Organisation with model AS355 ecureuil 2
1982
brazil Helibras
    HB355F2 Esquilo 1982/91
morocco Al-Darak al-Malikiy
    1982/   
1983
austria ÖAMTC
    1983/   
1984
france Armée de l'Air
    1984/   
1985
brazil Força Aérea Brasileira
    HB355F2 Esquilo 10 1985/   
france Douane
    5 1985/   
united kingdom National Grid
    1985/10
1987
brazil Força Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil
    HB355F2 Esquilo 11 1987/   
united kingdom Western Power Distribution
    1987/12
1988
venezuela Guardia Nacional de Venezuela
    AS355F2 Ecureuil 2 1988/   
1989
new zealand New Zealand Police
    1989/19
united kingdom UK Air Ambulances
    AS355E TwinStar 1989/??
1990
malaysia Polis Diraja Malaysia
    AS355F2 Ecureuil 2 2 1990/   
1993
united kingdom Royal Air Force
    3 1993/06
1997
netherlands Marine Luchtvaartdienst
    2 1997/   
2000
malaysia Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia
    AS355F2 Ecureuil 2 2 2000/03
2005
uruguay Aviacion Naval Uruguaya
    1 2005/   
Unknown!
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australia McDermott Aviation
united kingdom UK Police Forces
Construction Numbers on database of AS355 ecureuil 2 or its versions

2as355
25as355e
56as355f
43as355f1
46as355f2
31as555an
28hb355f2






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