Benefits of using Shell lubricants*

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

  • Protects your aircraft: AeroShell lubricants for helicopters are designed to protect your aircraft, helping to reduce corrosion and wear on their parts. This will keep your helicopters in good condition for longer.
  • Increases aircraft availability: With better-protected parts, your helicopters will not need to have repairs as often. This makes them more likely to be available when you need them.
  • Preserves aircraft value: As AeroShell lubricants help to keep your helicopter parts in better condition, this helps your aircraft retain its value for longer.

Shell has been a pioneer in aviation fuels and lubricants for over a century. Generations of pilots have trusted AeroShell products for their aircraft. Engines and oil technology have changed, but our commitment to pilots remains the same, which is why you can trust us to help you soar higher. AeroShell has a comprehensive range of products designed to help you simplify your inventory and focus on what matters most – flying safely. 

For helicopters, the following AeroShell products are most recommended:

Helicopter lubricant products

  • AeroShell Turbine Oil 555

    AeroShell Turbine Oil 555

    Recommended use: Helicopter transmission and gearboxes


    • Improved thermal and oxidation stability
    • Increased load carrying capacity

    Specifications: DOD-PRF-85734

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  • AeroShell Turbine Oil 560

    AeroShell Turbine Oil 560

    Recommended use: Larger turboshaft engines


    • Reduced coking
    • Improved wear resistance
    • Elastomer seal compatibility


    • MIL-PRF-23699 high thermal stability grade

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  • AeroShell Oil W15W-50

    AeroShell Oil W15W-50

    Recommended use: Small turboshaft engines


    • Semi-synthetic ashless dispersant oil for protection in extreme ambient temperatures

    Specifications: SAE J-1899 multi grade oil

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  • AeroShell Grease 14

    AeroShell Grease 14

    Recommended use: Multi-purpose helicopter grease


    • Protects against fretting and corrosion

    Specifications: MIL-G-25537

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*For more information, please refer to the AeroShell eBook

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