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, 0.2 m longer and 0.18 m wider, a 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 E-145 were first presented to a wide audience in January 2000 at the HeliExpo2000 exhibition in Las Vegas. The first deliveries of helicopters were made 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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