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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 helicopter BK117 C2. The newer version of the helicopter rotor equipped with a new optimized profile on 0.2m longer and wider 0.18m stall, new electrification system and avionics, like mounted on EC135.


Eurocopter EC145

Eurocopter EC145 photo


Helicopters were first commissioned in December 1997 for the French service SecuritéCivile.


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 E-145 wider audience were introduced in January 2000 HeliExpo2000 exhibition in Las Vegas. The first delivery of helicopters were implemented in June 2001, after obtaining the certificate and passing the test 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

  • The width of the passenger compartment: 1.70m

  • Height: 3.45m

  • Length: 10.19m


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