|Crew||Single Pilot VFR|
|Single Pilot IFR|
|Two Pilots as required|
|Capacity||8 – High Density up to 12|
|Lift capacity*||1200 Kg|
|Max Hook Load||1600 Kg|
|External Hoist Load||270 Kg|
|Cruise Speed||140 Kts|
|Max Air Speed||150 Kts|
|Power plant||2 x Arriel 1C2 (N2) – 2 x Arriel 2C (N3)|
*Lift Capacity Limitations based on precision placement.
The Twin Engine AS365N2 and N3 Dauphin’s are an extremely fast, reliable and comfortable helicopter with kind passenger motion. This streamline helicopter – with internal and external load carrying capability of up to 1200kg, coupled with excellent fuel economy and endurance, (up to 3.3 Hrs), makes the AS365N2 and N3 Dauphin’s an extremely capable, comfortable and safe aircraft – especially for external sling loads of up to 1200kg in built up / populous areas.
McDermott Aviation operates several Dauphin’s in a variety of different roles, from utility work including Fire-Fighting, Lifting and Construction, Charter, VVIP Charter, Survey, Cargo/Freight Transport, Flood/Cyclone Relief, Winching, Search and Rescue (specialising in over the ocean SAR), and Medivac operations. The AS365N2 Dauphin has a proven track record in the harshest environments in the world, making them an excellent choice to ensure reliability and above all – safety.
This stable machine has proven capacity for winching operations of up to 270kg/2 person. It also has the enhanced safety of the twin-engine performance and reliability with the enclosed ‘fenestron’ tail rotor assembly, and has a multi-mission operation including NVG, night sun high-resolution thermal & digital imagery and FLIR.