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Main description

Versatility and comfort, the best of both worlds.
The EC155 B1 is Airbus Helicopters’ high end 5-ton twin-engine helicopter. It is an enhanced version of the proven Dauphin family and boasts the most advanced technologies available.
The EC155 B1 has a five-bladed Spheriflex® rotor head with an extremely low vibration level. Equipped with Airbus Helicopters’ famous Fenestron® tail rotor, the EC155 B1 performs with a noise level that falls 4.6 dB below ICAO level. It’s so quiet that passengers feel as if they are travelling in a business jet.

Characteristics

Characteristics 
At the Top of its Class.

The EC155 B1 offers more cabin space and power than others in its class. Its versatility makes it ideal for any type of mission.
Some 60 customers in 28 countries have chosen the EC155. Nearly 1,000 Dauphins have been delivered all around the world, logging 4,780,000 total flight hours - the fleet leader having accumulated 26,000 flight hours.
Airbus Helicopters’ commitment to constant innovation has kept the EC155 at the forefront of technology and effectiveness.

CAPACITY
Passenger transport 1 or 2 pilots + up to 12 passengers with comfort seats
1 or 2 pilots + up to 9 pasengers with corporate layout
1 or 2 pilots + up to 8 passengers with VIP layout
Medevac transport 1 or 2 pilots + 2 stretchers and 4 pax/attendants
WEIGHTS
Maximum take-off weight 4,920 kg 10,846 lbs
Useful load 2,301 kg 5,073 lbs
Sling capacity 1,600 kg 3,527 lbs
ENGINES
2 Turbomeca Arreil 2C2 turbine engines
PERFORMANCE  at MTOW, ISA
Maximum speed (VNE), SL 324 km/h 175 kts
Fast cruise speed at 6,000 ft 278 km/h 150 kts
Maximum range with standard tanks
at recommanded cruise speed
784 km 423 nm
Maximum range with optional auxiliary tanks
at recommanded cruise speed
905 km 489 nm