AS365 N3+ Limits

  1. Approved types of operations?
    • Day/night IFR and VFR
    • Nil icing conditions
  2. Prohibited maneuvers?
    • Aerobatics
    • 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
  3. Min crew?
    Pilot front right seat
  4. Maximum seats?
    14
  5. Max gross weight?
    4300kgs
  6. Min gross weight?
    2430kgs
  7. Min weight IFR flight?
    2500kgs
  8. Power on absolute Vne?
    • 175kts at AMSL decreasing by 3 kts/1000ft
    • Ours: 150kts due no mod for horizontal stab
  9. Power off absolute Vne if TQ <20%?
    135kts
  10. Mode "365" Vne?
    135kts
  11. Mode "365" max roll angle?
    40°
  12. Vne operating door?
    90kts
  13. Vne door/s locked open/ removed?
    • 90kts for opening /closing
    • 110kts locked open /off
  14. Max operating temp?
    ISA + 35°C
  15. Min flight and nav equipment req'd for IFR flight?
    • Dual pilot's:
    • 2 x radio comms units
    • 2 x radio nav units
    • AP
    • SAS

    • Single pilot:
    • Per above
    • 2 x radio headsets
  16. IMC envelope with and without AP engaged?
    • 4 x axis upper modes = 30kts
    • Nil upper = 70kts
  17. IMC envelope SAS mode after AP fail?
    • IAS min = 70kts
    • IAS max = 130kts
    • ROD = <1000ft /min
  18. Max IFR ALT?
    15000ft
  19. Max approach gradient on glide slope?
    6.5°
  20. ILS AFCS coupling min ht?
    100ft
  21. CR.HT AFCS MODE min usable ht?
    • 300ft with local QNH
    • 500ft all other
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  23. Low/ high rotor audio?
    • >166
    • <345
    • >380
  24. Use of mode "RPM 365"?
    • Mandatory
    • Cat B: hovering IGE >2000ft and OGE >10ft
    • Cat A: helipad
    • If variable NR system fails

    Prohibited all other times
  25. Max rotor brake application?
    170 rpm
  26. Time between rotor brakes applications?
    • 5 min
    • After 3 applications, 10 min between each
  27. Wind speed rotor start/ stop?
    • 55kts within 20° hdg
    • 35kts all other
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    Y
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    Y
  34. Start EGT limits?
    • Max cont: 750°C
    • Max trans: 865°C for 10 sec
    • Midway last green section

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  37. E
    G
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    G
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  42. Min volts on start?
    25v and 17v once starter pressed
  43. What is the note regarding engine start for the Ammeter?
    • 0 - 160a
    • Not applicable during engine start or first minute of battery charging
  44. Max consecutive engine starts or cranking cycles?
    5
  45. Max braking speed?
    38 kts
  46. Heating system limit?
    Nil use during takeoff, landing and hover ops
  47. Hovering in high temp limits?
    • >ISA + 25°C: 15 min
    • >ISA + 30°C: 10 min
  48. Min operating height hands off if 1 x pitch channel not operating?
    500ft
  49. Slope limits?
    10° all round
  50. Min voltage for start?
    • 25V before start
    • 17V straight after pressing starter
  51. Temp that battery Temp warning illuminates?
    71°C
  52. What Ng can generators come online?
    40% Ng
  53. 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
  54. What has happened if 'GEN 1/2' on but no 'BUS CPL' light?
    Short circuit of the generator rather than disconnection
  55. How many times can you reset the generators?
    2
  56. What does the alternator run in flight?
    Only FADEC in case total electrical failure the engines are still governed
  57. When can you engage rotor brake?
    • Max 170 RRPM
    • 100 to 140 general use
  58. What's the difference between pilot and co-pilot Nr tacho indicators?
    • Co-pilot = mechanical in case of electrical failure
    • Pilot = electrical
  59. Vne with emergency floatation gear armed or inflated?
    90kts
  60. Can you stow anything under energy absorbing seats?'
    No, it's forbidden
Author
Barclaybrown
ID
350427
Card Set
AS365 N3+ Limits
Description
AS365 N3+ Limits Apr 19
Updated