Forest Helicopters
Head Office
422 Anderson Road, Kenora, Ontario Canada P9N 0E7
Phone: (807) 548-5647  |  Fax: (807) 548-8362
Toll Free: 1-888-764-4001
NW Ontario Bases
Kenora (807) 548-5647
Pickle Lake (807) 928-2735


The AS350 (Astar) is unrivaled in in its class. It provides a spacious, comfortable cabin with excellent visibility for all passengers. The AS350 has seating for 5 – 6 passengers plus pilot. The AS350 has an endurance of approximately 3 hours and average speeds of 140 miles per hour. The Astar is particularly suitable for external load operations. The AS350B2 is capable of lifting loads of 2000 pounds.

The AS350 comes fully equipped with the following:

  • 6/7 place intercom
  • Front and rear shoulder harnesses
  • FM radio programmable to customer frequencies
  • Stretcher kit
  • Baggage extender
  • Comfort windows which provide extra rear seat room
  • Canadian Airbus cargo pads
  • GPS
  • Satellite telephone (built in for in flight use)
  • External torque and onboard weighing system
  • Extra large sling window
  • Satellite Tracking System

Optional/Operational Equipment:

  • External cargo baskets
  • Synthetic long lines, remote cargo hooks, nets, straps, and barrel slings
  • Hand held radios
  • Hydraulic Aerial Grapple
  • Infrared Scanning System
  • Aerial Ignition Device
Average Empty Weight2950 lbs
Average Fuel Consumption180 L/hr
Cruise Speed140 mph
Fuel Capacity540 L
Max Gross Weight - external5512 lbs
Max Gross Weight - internal4961 lbs
Seating5-6 Passengers plus pilot