The Euro copter (now Airbus Helicopters) AS350 Écureuil (Squirrel) is a single-engine light helicopter originally manufactured by Aérospatiale in France (later part of Eurocopter Group, now Airbus Helicopters). The AS350 is marketed in North America as the AStar.

At a Glance:

Maximum weight: 2250 kg
Capacity: 1 pilot+ 6 Passengers
Power plant:  1 Turbomeca Arriel 2D
Fast Cruise: 137 knots
Maximum Take off weight: 2250 kg
Usable fuel capacity:  143 gallons
Never Exceed speed:  155 knots
Maximum Range with no reserves:  349 nautical miles
Maximum endurance with no reserves: 3 hours 20 mins
Rate of climb:  1,818 fpm


Performance data is provided at sea level, ISA conditions,maximum gross weight, with standard fuel.It is not intended for flight planning purposes.