Eurocopter EC145
Eurocopter EC145. A photo. Characteristics. History.

Eurocopter EC145

EC145 is a multipurpose helicopter developed by the Franco-German concern Eurocopter.

This helicopter - a modification of multi-purpose helicopter BK117. The initial designation of the helicopter BK117 C2. In a newer version, the helicopter was equipped with a new main rotor with an optimized profile, the 0.2 is longer and the 0.18 is wider than the cabin, the new electrification system and avionics, similar to those installed on EC135.

Eurocopter EC145

Eurocopter EC145 photo

The helicopters were first ordered in December by 1997 for the French service Securité Civile.

Eurocopter EC145 photo 2

Eurocopter EC145 photo

The first helicopters launched a series were made in June 1999 factory.

Eurocopter EC145 photo salon

Eurocopter EC145 photo salon

Helicopters under the name of E-145 to a wide audience were first presented in January by 2000 at the HeliExpo2000 exhibition in Las Vegas. The first helicopter deliveries were carried out in June 2001, after receiving certificates and passing tests by helicopter.

Eurocopter EC145 photo booths

Eurocopter EC145 photo booths

Features helicopter EC 145:

  • Range: 705km

  • Cruising speed: 254km / hour

  • The highest altitude: 5485m

  • The highest take-off weight: 3585kg

  • Cabin height: 1.29m

  • interior length: 3.42m

  • The greatest number of passengers: 10

  • Interior width: 1.70

  • Height: 3.45m

  • Length: 10.19m

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