Airframe Fuel Filter (B3)

Product Description

The Airframe Fuel Filter removes foreign particles from the fuel, including ice particles which allows sub zero operation without the use of anti ice fuel additives.

Airframe Fuel Filter B3


  • Removes foreign particles from fuel
  • Allows helicopter to operate at below freezing temperatures without anti-ice additives
  • Impending bypass indicator in cockpit

Technical Information

Mass (kg)


Moment Arm (m)


ApprovalsCanada, USA, Brazil, Mexico
Part Number


Operational Limitations

Max Altitude JET A 21000 ft (B3)
Max Altitude JET A 15000 ft (B3e)

Max Altitude JET B 15000 ft (B3),
Replacement fuels prohibited (B3e).

Max OAT JET B ISA +30°C to 43°C (B3)

Retrofit Information

TCCA# SH02-42

FAA# SR01632NY

DGAC Mexico# IA-231/2013

ANAC Brazil# 2013S10-14

Supplied by Airbus Helicopters Canada
Retrofit can be performed at customer’s facility


  • There is a limitation of Jet A only for the AS350 B3 with Arriel 2D Engine installed.
  • Container must be emptied manually
  • Not compatible with optional crash-worthy fuel tank, mod OP4605

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