Eurocopter Astar BA
|Engine||Turbomeca Arriel 1B|
|Empty weight||2750 pounds|
|Maximum weight||4630 pounds|
|Maximum external||4961 pounds|
|Number of passengers||5 + pilot|
Héli-Boréal operates ASTAR BA aircraft for carrying out activities in various sectors such as mining exploration, forest fire fighting, passenger transport and construction. The ASTAR BA model’s specifications mainly focus on its excellent quality/price ratio and in the safety aspect of its operation. The ASTAR BA owes its performance – recognized as best in class – to the power of its engine unit. This transport helicopter can accommodate up to 6 passengers in front-facing seats which ensures maximum comfort. ASTAR BA transport helicopters have also been designed to improve the built-in manoeuvrability system and to reduce the pilot’s workload. Renowned for its great versatility, the ASTAR BA model also ensures excellent visibility and gives off low vibrations.