AS365 N3+ Limits
Approved types of operations?
Day/night IFR and VFR
Nil icing conditions
Intentional running landing on soft ground
Intentional full auto landing
Intentional single engine flight in normal operation
Training/demo of OEI other than training mode
Use of training device when CAP is DIM
Moving pedals when rotor stopped except if fitted with 10 blades
External loads in IMC
Pilot front right seat
Max gross weight?
Min gross weight?
Min weight IFR flight?
Power on absolute Vne?
175kts at AMSL decreasing by 3 kts/1000ft
: 150kts due no mod for horizontal stab
Power off absolute Vne if TQ <20%?
Mode "365" Vne?
Mode "365" max roll angle?
Vne operating door?
Vne door/s locked open/ removed?
90kts for opening /closing
110kts locked open /off
Max operating temp?
ISA + 35°C
Min flight and nav equipment req'd for IFR flight?
2 x radio comms units
2 x radio nav units
2 x radio headsets
IMC envelope with and without AP engaged?
4 x axis upper modes = 30kts
Nil upper = 70kts
IMC envelope SAS mode after AP fail?
IAS min = 70kts
IAS max = 130kts
ROD = <1000ft /min
Max IFR ALT?
Max approach gradient on glide slope?
ILS AFCS coupling min ht?
CR.HT AFCS MODE min usable ht?
300ft with local QNH
500ft all other
Low/ high rotor audio?
Use of mode "RPM 365"?
: hovering IGE >2000ft and OGE >10ft
If variable NR system fails
Prohibited all other times
Max rotor brake application?
Time between rotor brakes applications?
After 3 applications, 10 min between each
Wind speed rotor start/ stop?
55kts within 20° hdg
35kts all other
Start EGT limits?
: 865°C for 10 sec
Midway last green section
Min volts on start?
25v and 17v once starter pressed
What is the note regarding engine start for the Ammeter?
0 - 160a
Not applicable during engine start or first minute of battery charging
Max consecutive engine starts or cranking cycles?
Max braking speed?
Heating system limit?
Nil use during takeoff, landing and hover ops
Hovering in high temp limits?
>ISA + 25°C
: 15 min
>ISA + 30°C
: 10 min
Min operating height hands off if 1 x pitch channel not operating?
10° all round
Min voltage for start?
25V before start
17V straight after pressing starter
Temp that battery Temp warning illuminates?
What Ng can generators come online?
When is the BUS COUPLER engaged?
Only when 1x generator is on
If both generators on then they supply each side individually and BUS COUPLE not required
What has happened if 'GEN 1/2' on but no 'BUS CPL' light?
Short circuit of the generator rather than disconnection
How many times can you reset the generators?
What does the alternator run in flight?
Only FADEC in case total electrical failure the engines are still governed
When can you engage rotor brake?
Max 170 RRPM
100 to 140 general use
What's the difference between pilot and co-pilot Nr tacho indicators?
Co-pilot = mechanical in case of electrical failure
Pilot = electrical
Vne with emergency floatation gear armed or inflated?
Can you stow anything under energy absorbing seats?'
No, it's forbidden
AS365 N3+ Limits
AS365 N3+ Limits Apr 19