EC120EC120

Main description

Everything you need rolled into a handy little package.
The EC120 B, also known as the “Colibri” (Hummingbird), is a 1.7 ton, single-engine aircraft designed for mission flexibility. It features advanced technologies for simple, safe and cost-efficient operations as well as easy maintenance. It is the only fully FAR/JAR 27 certified helicopter in its class. The EC120 B’s state-of-the-art ergonomic cockpit, complete with a dual LCD-screen Vehicle and Engine Multifunction Display (VEMD), greatly decreases the pilot’s workload, and its Turbomeca Arrius 2F engine offers very low fuel consumption.

Characteristics

Characteristics

The EC120 B’s outstanding characteristics are the cumulative result of 50 years of experience in designing, manufacturing and supporting light singleengine helicopters.

To date, the 660 EC120 B helicopters delivered worldwide in 55 countries have completed nearly 1,000,000 flight hours.

 

 

 

 

 

CAPACITY
Passenger transportation

1 pilot + 4 passengers

WEIGHTS
Maximum take-off weight 1,715 kg / 3,781 lbs
Maximum operational weight in external load configuration 1,800 kg / 3,968 lbs
Useful load, standard configuration 718 kg / 1,583 lb
Maximum cargo-sling load 700 kg / 1,543 lb
Standard fuel tank 321 kg / 707 lbs
ENGINE
1 Turboshaft TURBOMECA ARRIUS 2F
Take-off power 376 kW / 504 shp
PERFORMANCE at MTOW, ISA, SL
Maximum speed (Vne) 278 km/h / 150 kts
Rate of climb 5.84 m/s / 1,150 ft/min
Service ceiling 5,182 m / 17,000 ft
Hover ceiling OGE
at take-off power
2,316 m / 7,600 ft
Maximum range without reserve
at recommanded cruise speed
710 km / 383 nm
Endurance without reserve at 65kts 4h19
OPERATION LIMITATIONS
Maximum operating altitude 6,096 m / 20,000 ft
Minimum temperature - 40°C / - 40°F
Maximum temperature ISA + 35°C (+ 95°F) limited to + 50°C (+ 122°F)