The Eurocopter AS-565 (ICAO: AS65 / WAKE: LIGHT) is a medium-weight multi-purpose twin-engine military helicopter. Created in Second Life by Spijkers & Wingtips, the aircraft was based on the real-life Eurocopter AS-565 Panther currently manufactured by Airbus Helicopters (formerly Eurocopter Group).


The real-life Eurocopter AS-565 Panther is the military version of the Eurocopter AS-365 Dauphin medium-weight multi-purpose twin-engine helicopter. The Panther is used for a wide range of military roles, including combat assault, fire support, anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, search and rescue, and medical evacuation (MEDEVAC).

Spijkers & Wingtips's Eurocopter AS-565 comes equipped with a heads-up display (HUD), cargo hook/rescue winch system, retractable landing gear, search-light, and functioning doors/navigation lights. Like all S&W helicopters, the aircraft uses an incremental collective/cyclic flight system and is fully modifiable.


  • Pilot's Heads-up display (HUD).
  • Cargo hook/rescue winch system.
  • Search light.
  • Customizable paint.
  • Combat-system support (VICE, TCS).
  • Working lighting.


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