EC145EC145

Main description

The ultimate,
multi-role helicopter

In operations on land and at sea, the EC145 is at the top of its class in the mediumsized, twin-engine helicopter category. With up to 12 seats for pilots and passengers, this multi-mission helicopter combines Airbus Helicopters' latest developments such as advanced cockpit design, avionics and a sophisticated electrical system. The EC145 offers a proven hingeless rotor system with a monolithic titanium hub and enhanced rotor blades, which ensure low sound and vibration levels.

 

 

 

Technical Data

Characteristics

 

Passenger transportation
 Configuration  Pilots  Passengers
 Standard seating 1  9
2  8
 High density seating 1  11
2  10

 

Mission capacity
 Configuration  Pilots  Medical Attendants  Others
Casualty evacuation 1 4 1 stretcher
1 3 2 stretchers
2 2 2 stretchers

 

Dimensions
Length (rotor rotating) 13,03 m / 42.65 ft
Fuselage length 10.20 m / 33.5 ft
Height 3.96 m / 12.99 ft
Width (blades folded) 3.12 m / 10.24 ft

Main rotor diameter

11 m / 36.09 ft
Tail rotor diameter 1.96 m / 6.43 ft

 

 

Weights
Maximum take-off weight 3,585 kg /  7,903 lb
Empty weight, standard configuration 1,792 kg / 3,951 lb
Useful load, standard configuration 1,793 kg / 3,953 lb
Maximum cargo swing load 1,500 kg / 3,307 lb
Standard fuel capacity 694 kg / 1,530 lb
Engine
2 Turbomeca ARRIEL 1E2 turboshaft
Maximum power per engine, One Engine inoperative (OEI), 2.5 min power  574 kW / 770 shp

 

Performance at Max. GROSS WEIGHT, SL, ISA
Max. Cruise speed 246 km/h / 133 kts
Rate of climb 8.1 m/s / 1,600 ft/min
Hover ceiling IGE at 3.300 kg (7,275 lb) 3,445 m / 11,300 ft
Hover ceiling OGE at 3,300 kg (7,275 lb)  3,445 m / 11,300 ft
Maximum range with standard tanks 680 km / 370 nm

 

Operating Limitations
Maximum operating altitude 5,485 m / 18,000 ft PA
Minimum temperature - 45° C / - 49° F
Maximum temperature ISA + 35°C / limited to 50°C, + 95°F / 122°F