U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
Air Traffic Organization Policy

ORDER
JO 7110.65
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Effective Date:
February 9, 2012
 
     
Subject:  Air Traffic Control
     Includes:  Change 1 effective 7/26/12, Errata to Change 1 effective 7/26/12,
    Change 2 effective 3/7/13, and Errata to Change 2 effective 3/7/13.
    Change 3 effective 8/22/13.
 

Appendix B. Aircraft Information Helicopters/Rotorcrafts

TYPE ENGINE ABBREVIATIONS

P

piston

T

jet/turboprop

J

jet

CLIMB AND DESCENT RATES

Climb and descent rates based on average en route climb/descent profiles at median weight between maximum gross takeoff and landing weights.

SRS

SRS means “same runway separation;” categorization criteria is specified in para 3-9-6, Same Runway Separation.

MANUFACTURERS

Listed under the primary manufacturer are other aircraft manufacturers who also make versions of some of the aircraft in that group.

AEROSPATIALE (France)

(Also ATLAS, CASA, CHANGHE, EUROCOPTER, HELIBRAS, HINDUSTAN, IAR, ICA, NURTANIO, NUSANTARA, REPUBLIC,
SINGAPORE, SUD, WESTLAND)

Model

Type Designator

Description

 

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Lama SA-315

LAMA

1T/S

1,000

1,000

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Alouette 2

ALO2

1T/S

1,280

1,280

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Alouette 3

ALO3

1T/S

1,500

1,500

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Dauphine SA-360/361

S360

1T/S

1,400

1,500

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Dauphine 2 SA-365C

S65C

2T/S

1,800

1,000

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Ecurevil/AStar AS-350/550

AS50

1T/S

1,000

1,000

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Gazelle SA-341/342

GAZL

1T/S

1,620

1,620

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Puma SA-330 (CH-33, HT-19)

PUMA

2T/L

1,250

1,500

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Super Puma AS 332/532, SA-330)

AS32

2T/L

1,250

1,500

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Super Frelon SA-321/Z-8

FREL

3T/L

1,200

1,500

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Twin Star AS-355/555

AS55

2T/S

1,350

1,300

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AUGUSTA (Constuzioni Aeronautiche Giovanni Agusta SpA) (Italy)

(Also BELL, NUSANTARA, SABCA)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/
Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Model 147J-3B-1, Ranger

B47J

1P/S

500

500

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Model A 109/A/A-II

A109

2T/S

1,620

1,500

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Model 212 ASW, Griffon

B12

2T/S

1,420

1,420

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BELL/BOEING

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/
Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Osprey

V22

2T/L

-

-

II

BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON (USA)

(Also AGUSTA, AIDC, COMMONWEALTH, DORNIER, FUJI, GLOBAL, KAWASAKI, NUSANTARA, TROOPER, UNC, WESTLAND)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/
Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Biglifter, Bell 204, 205, 214A/B, AB-204

UH1

1T/S

1,500

1,500

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Cobra

HUCO

1T/S

1,375

1,375

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Jet Ranger/Long Ranger/
Sea Ranger/Kiowa/Model 206, Combat Scout

B06

1T/S

1,200

1,000

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Huey/Iroquois/Model 205 A-1

UH1

1T/S

1,500

1,500

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Ranger Model 47J

B47J

1P/S

1,000

1,000

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Sioux/Model 47G, OH-13

B47G

1P/S

1,000

1,000

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Twin Huey, Model 212, Model 214B/B-1, Model 412, Griffon

B12

2T/S

1,420

1,420

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Model 214ST, Super Transport

BSTP

2T/S

1,420

1,420

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Model 222, 230, 430

B222

2T/S

1,500

1,000

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BOEING VERTOL COMPANY (USA)

(Also BOEING HELICOPTERS, KAWASAKI, MERIDIONALI, VERTOL)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/
Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Chinook, Model 234

H47

2T/L

1,500

1,500

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Sea Knight 107, CH-113, Labrador

H46

2T/S+

2,130

2,130

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BOLKOW (Germany)

(Also CASA, EUROCOPTER, MBB, MESSERSCHMITT-BOLKOW, NURTANIO, NUSANTARA, PADC)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/
Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Model 105, BO-105

B105

2T/S

1,500

1,500

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BRANTLEY-HYNES HELICOPTER, INC. (USA)

(Also BRANTLEY, HYNES)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Model B-2/A/B, H-2

BRB2

1P/S

1,400

1,400

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Model 305

B305

1P/S

1,300

1,300

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ENSTROM CORP. (USA)

(Also WUHAN)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Falcon/Model F-28/A/C/F, Sentinel/
Model F-28-FP, Model 280, Shark

EN28

1P/S

800

800

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Shark/Model 280FX, 28, Falcon, Sentinel

EN28

1P/S

1,200

1,200

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Turbo Shark 480, TH-28

EN48

1P/S

1,500

1,500

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FAIRCHILD/REPUBLIC (includes Hiller) (USA)

(Also FAIRCHILD HILLER, ROGERSON HILLER)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Hiller UH-12/Raven, HTE

UH12

1P/S

1,500

1,500

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HILLER (See FAIRCHILD/REPUBLIC (USA))

HUGHES HELICOPTERS (See MCDONNELL-DOUGLAS HELICOPTERS (USA))

KAMAN AEROSPACE CORPORATION (USA)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

H-2 Seasprite, Super Seasprite

H2

2T/L

2,400

2,400

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Huskie 600-3/5

H43B

1T/L

2,000

2,000

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KAWASAKI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD. (Japan)

(Also BOEING VERTOL, VERTOL)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type
Engines/Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

KV-107/II, Sea Knight, Labrador,
Voyaguer, CH-113

H46

2T/S+

1,500

1,500

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MCDONNELL-DOUGLAS HELICOPTERS (includes Hughes Helicopters) (USA)

(Also AGUSTA, BREDANARDI, KAWASAKI, KOREAN AIR, NARDI, RACA, SCHWEIZER)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Model 77/Apache, Pethen, Longbow Apache

H64

2T/S+

1,500

1,500

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Model 269, 200, 280, 300, Skynight, TH-55 Osage

H269

1P/S

1,000

1,000

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Model 300/C

H269

1P/S

1,200

1,200

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Model 500C, 369, 530F, Defender, Black Tiger, Night Fox, Lifter

H500

1P/S

1,500

1,500

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Osage

H269

1P/S

1,000

1,000

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Pawnee, Model 369, Model 500D/MD/MG

H500

1T/S

1,500

1,500

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MESSERSCHMIDTT-BOLKOW-BLOHM (MBB) (FRG)

(Also BOLKOW, CASA, EUROCOPTER, MBB, NURTANIO, NUSANTARA, PADC)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Model BO 105

B105

2T/S

1,200

1,200

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MBB/KAWASAKI (FRG/Japan)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Model BK 117

BK17

2T/S

1,500

1,500

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ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY INC. (USA)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Model R22

R22

1P/S

800

800

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SCHWEIZER AIRCRAFT CORP. (USA)

(Also BREDANARDI, HUGHES, KAWASAKI, NARDI)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Model 269C, 200, 280, 300,
Skynight

H269

1P/S

1,000

1,000

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269D, 330, 333

S330

1T/S

 

 

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SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT (USA)

(Also AGUSTA, ASTA, HAWKER DE HAVILLAND, HELIPRO, KOREAN AIR, MITSUBISHI, TUSAS, UNITED CANADA, VAT, WESTLAND)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type Engines/Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

Blackhawk S-70, WS-70, Seahawk,
Pavehawk, Rescuehawk,
Thunderhawk, Jayhawk, Oceanhawk, Deserthawk, Yanshuf, LAMPS MK3, Blackhawk

H60

2T/S+

2,000

2,000

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Chickasaw S-55, H-19, HO4S, HRS

S55P

1P/S

800

1,000

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Choctaw/Seashore/Seaboat S-58, CH-34

S58P

1P/L

1,120

1,120

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Model S-51

S51

1P/L

1,000

1,000

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Model S-52, Hummingbird

S52

1P/L

950

1,000

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Model S-62

S62

1T/S

1,020

1,000

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Model S-76, Spirit, Eagle

S76

2T/S

1,300

1,300

I

S-61R (CH-3, HH-3, Pelican)

S61R

2T/L

1,500

1,500

I

S-61A/B/D/L/N Sea King,
Commando, CH-124

S61

2T/L

1,500

1,500

I

Sea Stallion S-65, Yasur

H53

2T/L

1,500

1,500

I

Skycrane S-64E/F, Tarhe S-64

S64

2T/L

1,300

1,300

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WESTLAND HELICOPTERS LTD. (UK)

Model

Type Designator

Description

Performance Information

 

Number & Type
Engines/Weight Class

Climb Rate (fpm)

Descent Rate (fpm)

SRS Cat.

WG 30

WG30

2T/S

1,200

1,200

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