The H125 (previously named the AS350 B3e) outclasses all other single-engine helicopters for performance, versatility, low maintenance, and low acquisition costs, while excelling in high and hot and extreme environments. It is a member of Airbus’ Ecureuil family, which has accumulated almost 36 million flight hours worldwide.
The AS350, a multipurpose single-engine aircraft powered by a Turbomecca Arriel 1D1 engine with 732 horsepower (546 kW), has a solid track record. Its versatility and inexpensive acquisition cost have made it a popular helicopter for a variety of duties, including passenger transportation, aerial work, training, observation, firefighting, and law enforcement, among others.
The H125 is a member of Airbus’ rugged and proven Ecureuil family. Some 6,770 members of the Ecureuil family have been delivered in nearly 120 countries for close to 2,000 operators. Most powerful helicopter combining the latest technology with maximum safety and comfort for up to 6 passengers.
The AS350 helicopters are one of the most popular air touring helicopters and were actually designed for sightseeing tours in Hawaii. The Airbus seats 5 passengers, 1 in the front and 4 in the back. Each passenger has a great 180°view as the back row is elevated to see above the front seats.