[Medium Class Helicopters]
AS565 MBe is the worldwide medium reference for naval, amphibious and land missions. With its superb performance, whether over the sea, in extreme conditions both day and night, land based operations or even ship-borne operations. AS565 MBe is the ideal multi-mission, flexible asset.
It has undergone high intensity operational experiences in Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW) operations, Anti Surface Warfare (ASuW) operations, and armed scout/light attack missions, special operations, maritime security control/patrol, Search and Rescue (SAR), light utility mission, etc.
The AS565 Mbe provides high and hot performance and enhanced situations awareness. Certification and entry service in 2016.
PERFORMANCE AT MAX. GROSS WEIGHT, ISA, SL
|Maximum speed (Vne)||:||150 Kts||278 Km/h|
|Fast cruise speed||:||143 Kts||264 Km/h|
|Rate of climb||:||1,181 ft/min||6.0 m/s|
|Hover Ceiling IGE||:||8,420 ft||2,566 m|
|Maximum Range with Standard tanks at recommended cruise speed||:||411 NM||761 Km|
|Maximum endurance at 140 km/h with standard tanks||:||4 Hours|
|Two (2) TURBOMECA ARRIEL 2N Turboshaft|
|Maximum power per Engine, OEI, 30 s rating||:||1,129 SHP||842 KW|
Since 2012, PTDI has a Commercial and Industrial Agreement (CIA) with Airbus Helicopter for delivery center, customization, and customer support for AS350/550, AS355/AS555, H135/H135M, AS365/AS565, H145/H145M, and H225/H225M.