Main description

When Performance Meets Affordability
With excellent handling, robustness and ease of maintenance, the AS355 NP incorporates twin-engine added reliability and performance - making it ideal for police and parapublic missions, as well as demanding operations over water, rugged terrain and urban areas.
Renowned for its low operation and maintenance costs, this helicopter benefits from the reliability and safety of its two Turbomeca Arrius 1A1 engines, and is equipped with a full authority digital engine control (FADEC) system. 

Multipurpose missions


Power line maintenance


Passenger transportation



Stylence® interior layout

The Reliable Twin-Engine
AS355 NP

Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the twin-engine AS355 NP can perform all type of missions including law enforcement and public services both day and night, whether over water, congested areas or hostile environments.

The AS355 NP’s unobstructed cabin and forward-facing seats guarantee excellent visibility for passengers. As an option, footsteps and sliding doors can be installed to provide easy access to the wide cabin. The helicopter is equipped with an array of certified equipment to perform a wide range of operations with optimal efficiency, including:

  • Surveillance 
  • Command and control 
  • Light Search and Rescue  
  • Border Patrol 
  • Aerial Support for ground operations 
  • Coastal surveillance 

The helicopter’s open cockpit concept and low vibration levels make it possible to install fully-integrated law enforcement instrument panels and tactical consoles.
Installing optional equipment is also simple in order to effectively perform missions such as:

  • Harbor pilot transportation  
  • Sling load operations  
  • News gathering  
  • Power line maintenance and repair  
  • Bungee jumping  
  • Radioactivity measurement.  

For EMS operations, the AS355 NP can carry one patient and two medical attendants in addition to a pilot and a considerable payload for the most demanding high and hot missions, over a distance of 713 km (385 NM) and at a cruising speed of 222 km/hr (120 kts).

Its high-performance rotors make it easy to maneuver the helicopter even in tight spaces, and offer a high level of safety when flying above urban environments.

Just as the other helicopters in the Ecureuil family, the AS355 NP can be equipped with a large selection of medical kits and can be operated from elevated hospital helipads in congested areas.

When fitted with a Stylence® interior layout, the AS355 NP is an exceptional choice for efficient and comfortable passenger transportation.