Main description

When Experience
Meets Excellence

The AS365 N3+ belongs to the Dauphin family, which is well known for its unique design.
This medium helicopter has proven its ability to perform any kind of mission, anywhere in the world. It even excels in the most severe climatic conditions, such as high altitudes or hot temperatures. The standard AS365 N3+ is fitted with the unique Airbus Helicopters 4-axis autopilot to ease crew workload and help simplify the most demanding missions, including Search and Rescue (SAR).


CharacteristicsTop-Notch performance

The AS365 N3+ offers outstanding performance acquired from the proven experience of the Dauphin family.
A fast and powerful helicopter with long range capabilities, it is particularly well adapted to operations in high altitudes and hot climates. With two new Turbomeca Arriel 2C engines and a Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC) system, this
medium twin engine helicopter offers
a wide range of operation.

Crew single / dual-pilot VFR or single / dual-pilot IFR
Passenger transportation 2 pilots + up to 12 passengers with comfort seats
Corporate transportation 2 pilots + up to 8 passengers with comfort seats
VIP transportation 2 pilots + up to 7 passengers with comfort seats
Casualty evacuation 1 or 2 pilots, 2 stretchers and 4 seats
Maximum takeoff weight
(internal or external load)
4,300 kg / 9,480 lb

External load capacity

1,600 kg/ 3,527 lb
Maximum power per engine
(OEI 30-second rating)
717 kW / 961 shp
Maximum speed (Vne) 287 km/h or 155 kts
Cruise speed 269 km/h or 145 kts
Rate of climb 6.7 m/s or 1,321 ft/min
Range with optional auxiliary tanks  923 km / 498 NM


The data set forth in this document is for information purposes only, and may vary with conditions. For performance data and operating limitation references, refer to the approved flight manual and all appropriate documents.