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AeroShell for Helicopters

Shell has been a pioneer in aviation fuels and lubricants for over a century. Generations of pilots have trusted AeroShell products in their aircraft. Engines and oil technology have changed, but their commitment to pilots remains the same, which is why you can trust AeroShell.

"Trusted from the start"

A comprehensive range for simplicity and safety 

The comprehensive AeroShell helicopter range is designed to make your life simpler and to keep you flying. It can help you to simplify your inventory and reduce the risk of using an incorrect product.

Lubricants with proven performance

Shell Aviation understand the need for helicopter lubricants with proven performance. Any failure of an aircraft’s power plant, transmission or hydraulic system is unacceptable; in helicopters that often operate in confined, challenging and hostile environments, failure can be catastrophic. And during service, operators expect no unscheduled downtime. That is why they have developed a comprehensive range of high performance products for helicopters.


Featured Products

AeroShell Turbine Engine Oil 555 (ASTO 555)

A synthetic turbine oil with the load-carrying capacity essential for use in helicopter transmissions and gearboxes. It was developed for demanding jet engine applications, including those used to power Concord, the world’s first supersonic passenger aircraft.

With the need to transmit more power and higher loads through helicopter gearboxes, it has become apparent that MIL-PRF-23699 oils may not be completely satisfactory, which led to the development of the DOD-PRF-85734A specification. Many helicopter manufacturers have turned to the high load carrying capacity of AeroShell Turbine Engine Oil 555, which meets the new specification.

AeroShell Grease 14

A multipurpose grease designed to protect against fretting and corrosion in helicopter applications through its’ use of a high-quality mineral base oil and a calcium soap thickener.

It is inhibited against corrosion and oxidation, has special anti-rust additives and gives outstanding protection against fretting. AeroShell Grease 14 has a wide temperature range, meets the MIL-G-25537 specification and is approved by all the leading helicopter manufacturers.

It is widely used as a multipurpose helicopter grease, particularly for most helicopter main- and tail-rotor bearings.

The Rest Of The Range

A complete range of AeroShell fluids, including AeroShell Fluid 41 “super-clean” hydraulic fluid for improved performance and AeroShell Fluid S.8350, an SAE 90 extreme pressure gearbox oil used for helicopter rotor gears, drive-shafts and pitch control mechanisms.

The third-generation AeroShell Turbine Engine Oil 560 (ASTO 560) synthetic oil for reduced coking and improved wear resistance in modern jet engines as well as the 3 mm2/s AeroShell Turbine Engine Oil 3 and AeroShell Turbine Engine Oil 390, approved for use on a variety of Safran Helicopter Engines.

Additional grease compounds including the AeroShell Grease 22 and next generation AeroShell Grease 58, both suitable for greasing helicopter rotor bearings among other applications.

A full range of AeroShell piston-engine oils, including AeroShell Oil W 15W-50, a premium multi-grade, semi-synthetic, ashless-dispersant oil for excellent protection in extreme ambient temperatures.