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.

  • EMS & SAR

    EMS & SAR

    The EC155 B1 offers high speed, long range, accessibility and safety with a large cabin for the best EMS and SAR performance. With its lightweight modular specialist mission equipment, configurations can be changed quickly and easily. The low vibration and noise levels ensure the best care for sick and injured patients. The advanced Human Machine Interface, state-of-the-art glass cockpit and unique Airbus Helicopters 4-axis automatic flight control system maximize the pilot’s effectiveness for these most demanding missions, even in the worst conditions.


    When every second counts

    EMS & SAR

    The large, unobstructed cabin offers enough room for multiple patients, medical personnel and materials, including bulky medical equipment, holding up to two stretchers with eight seats. Extrawide sliding doors and full-length boarding steps make loading hassle-free. The high-set main rotor and tail rotor allow for safe loading even while the rotors are turning.


    For Search and Rescue, the EC155 B1 can be fitted with a large range of equipment including electrical hoist, Electronic Optical System (TV camera/ IR camera) with downlink system, searchlight and rappelling system.

    EMS & SARKey features for these multi-role
    operations include:

    • Category A vertical capability
    • Excellent visibility
    • Night Vision Goggles compatibility
    • High capacity cabin
    • Loading possible from either side
    • Outstanding manoeuvrability
    • High reliability
    • Low daily maintenance 
    • Outstanding safety
    • Key system redundancy
    • Fail-safe designs