Eurocopter EC145

ICAO aircraft code EC45
Manufacturer Eurocopter
Country France
New price USD 8.7 million

The Eurocopter EC145 (now Airbus Helicopters H145) is a twin-engine light utility helicopter developed and manufactured by Airbus Helicopters.

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Eurocopter EC145 Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
EC45
Manufacturer
Eurocopter
Manufactured
1999 - Present
Country
France
New purchase price
USD 8.7 million

Aircraft performance

Avionics:
Thales Avionics MEGHAS Flight Control Display System, FADEC
Engine:
2x Turbomeca Arriel 1E2 turboshafts
Turboshaft
Power:
740 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
133 Kts
246 Km/h
Travel range:
372 Nm
689 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
2.09 Nm / gallon
1.023 Km / liter
Service Ceiling:
17,200 feet
Rate of Climb:
1600 feet / minute
8.13meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
3,585 Kg
7,903 lbs
Max Payload:
1,793 Kg
3,953 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
229 gallon
867 liter
Baggage Volume:
1.32 m3 / 47 ft3

Disclaimer: The information on this page may not be accurate or current. Never use it for flight planning or any other aircraft operation purposes. No warranty of fitness for any purpose is made or implied. Flight planning or any other aircraft operations should only be done using official technical information provided by the manufacture or official aviation authorities.

About the Eurocopter EC145

The Eurocopter EC145 (now Airbus Helicopters H145) is a twin-engine light utility helicopter developed and manufactured by Airbus Helicopters. Originally designated as the BK 117, the H145 is based upon the MBB/Kawasaki BK 117 C1, which became a part of the combined Eurocopter line-up in 1992 with the merger of Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm’s helicopter division of Daimler-Benz and the helicopter division of Aérospatiale-Matra to form Eurocopter. The helicopter was earlier named EC145; an updated version, EC145 T2, was renamed H145 in 2015.

The H145 is a twin-engine aircraft and can carry up to nine passengers along with two crew, depending on customer configuration. The helicopter is marketed for passenger transport, corporate transport, emergency medical services (EMS), search and rescue, parapublic and utility roles.

Military variants of the helicopter have also been produced under various designations, such as H145M or UH-72, and have been used for training, logistics, medical evacuation, reconnaissance, light attack, and troop-transport operations.

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