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Arriel 2N, the engine of the Airbus AS565MBe helicopter

Arriel 2N

Arriel 2N

Safran Helicopter Engines

Maximum continuous power 919 shp

Max take-off power 986 shp

One Engine Inoperative (OEI) rating 1,130 shp

Certified in December 2014, the Arriel 2N is one of the latest variant of the Arriel family. It powers the Airbus AS565MBe Panther. Seventeen per cent more powerful than the Arriel 2C, it is the most powerful Arriel variant.

Arriel 2N

Product Helicopter engines

Safran Helicopter Engines

Maximum continuous power 919 shp

Max take-off power 986 shp

One Engine Inoperative (OEI) rating 1,130 shp

Around the world, an Arriel-powered helicopter takes off every 15 seconds – all day, every day

It meets the highest market standards in terms of reliability and robustness

50 million
Arriel has logged more than 50 million flight hours

One of Safran’s “best sellers”

The Arriel is the best-selling helicopter engine in its class. Over the past 40 years, over 12,000 units have been produced, together logging more than 50 million flight hours. With power outputs ranging from 650 to over 1,000 shp, the Arriel family now powers over 40 different helicopter types.

The most popular helicopter engines in its class

The Arriel family is divided into two product lines: Arriel 1 and Arriel 2. Their power ranges are, respectively, from 650 to 750 shp and 830 to over 1,000 shp.

Every day the engine is used in all types of helicopter missions and has earned a reputation as a safe and reliable partner for operators flying EMS, search and rescue, law enforcement or maritime surveillance missions, often under demanding conditions.

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