Helicopter Eurocopter EC 120B
Helicopter Eurocopter EC 120B. A photo. Video. Characteristics.

Helicopter Eurocopter EC 120B



Eurocopter EC 120B - Light multipurpose helicopter. The Air Force of Spain called HE25.

The development of the helicopter was carried out in the early 90s by the Eurocopter consortium (61 percent) together with the Harbin Manufacturing Aviation Corporation HAMC (24 percent), represented by the national Chinese corporation for aerotechnical export and import CATIC, and Singapore Technology Aerospatials SA (15 percent).


Helicopter Eurocopter EC 120B photo cockpit

Helicopter Eurocopter EC 120B photo booths


The first flight made 09.07.1995. By the year 2008, 550 more helicopters delivered. Built using composite materials.


The characteristics of the helicopter EC 120B:


  • Crew: 1-2pilota.
  • Seating capacity: up to 4passazhirov.
  • Length: 11,52m.
  • Fuselage length: 9,6m.
  • The diameter of the rotor: 10,0m.
  • Diameter fenestron: 0,75m.
  • Maximum width of the fuselage: 1,5m.
  • Height: 3,4m. (With tail rotor).
  • The area, which swept rotor: 78,54kv.m.
  • Track chassis 2,07m.
  • Empty weight: 960kg.
  • The highest take-off weight: 1715kg.
  • with outboard load: 1800kg.
  • Payload weight: 755kg.
  • Weight suspension: 700kg.
  • Volume of fuel tanks: 416l.
  • Engines: 1 × turboshaft TurbomecaTM319Arrius2F.
  • Link: 1 × 504l.s. (1 × 376 kW. (Takeoff)).
  • Maximum allowable speed: 278km / h.
  • Maximum speed: 226km / h.
  • Cruising speed: 191km / h.
  • Practical range: 727km.
  • The duration of the flight: 4chasa32min.
  • Ceiling: 5180m.
  • Static ceiling:.
  • without the use of ground effect: 2320m.
  • using ground effect: 2820m.
  • Rate of climb:. 6,1m / s.
  • The load on the drive: 22,9 / 21,8kg / m (with / without suspension)..
  • Thrust-to-weight ratio: 183,5 / 192,3 W / kg. (With / without suspension on the transmission at the maximum take-off weight).
  • Cargo compartment length: 2,3m.
  • Cargo compartment width: 1,35m.
  • Cargo compartment height: 1,25m.
  • Cargo compartment area: 3,0 sq.m.


Eurocopter EC 120B. Gallery. 

Eurocopter EC 120B photos from a short distanceEurocopter EC 120B in flightEurocopter EC 120B on avibaze

Eurocopter EC 120B runwayEurocopter EC 120B controlsEurocopter EC 120B photo on the side of the runway

Eurocopter EC 120B before takeoffEurocopter EC 120B helicopter taking offEurocopter EC 120B landing

Eurocopter EC 120B avibazaEurocopter EC 120B side viewEurocopter EC 120B view from below



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