EC45

AIRBUS HELICOPTERS EC-145

Aircraft
Name
EC-145
Manufacturer
Wing
Rotary
Type Code
H2T
Engine
Turboshaft
Engine Count
Multi
Manufacturered as
EUROCOPTER UH-72 Lakota
EUROCOPTER Lakota
EUROCOPTER UH-145
EUROCOPTER-KAWASAKI Lakota
EUROCOPTER-KAWASAKI UH-145
EUROCOPTER-KAWASAKI UH-72 Lakota
EUROCOPTER-KAWASAKI BK-117C-2
EUROCOPTER-KAWASAKI EC-145

EC45

The Eurocopter EC145 is a twin-engine light utility helicopter manufactured by Eurocopter. Originally referred to as the BK 117 C2, the EC145 is based upon the MBB/Kawasaki BK 117 C1, which became a part of the Eurocopter line-up in 1992 when the company was formed through the merger of the Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm helicopter division of Daimler-Benz and the helicopter division of Aérospatiale-Matra. The EC145 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.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
11.00 m
Length (metric)
13.03 m
Height (metric)
3.45 m
Powerplant

2 × Turbomeca Arriel 1E2 turboshafts, 550 kW (738 shp) each

Engine Model(s)
Turboméca Arriel
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
3600 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
135 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
180
Range
350 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
n/a

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