Helicopter Airbus Helicopters H175. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter Airbus Helicopters H175. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter Airbus Helicopters H175. Specifications. A photo.

Airbus Helicopters H175 - multipurpose helicopter developed by French aircraft building company «Airbus Helicopters» in 2009 year.

Airbus Helicopters H175 photo

The Airbus Helicopters H175 helicopter was developed by French aircraft manufacturers in December 2005. According to official information released by representatives of the French aircraft-building giant Airbus Helicopters, the new, and multi-purpose aircraft, was to replace a number of aircraft of this type, including both previously manufactured by the company and helicopters of other aircraft companies, with its flight parameters. and corporations, including China, Russia and the United States.

The aircraft Airbus Helicopters H175 has an average duty, in particular, its maximum takeoff weight is 7 tons, in fact, provides a very real competition for aircraft from other manufacturers, however, due to the fact that the helicopter development was somewhat delayed, the cost of the aircraft the device is unduly high, leading to a decrease in the number of potentially interested buyers.

The first flight of the helicopter Airbus Helicopters H175 made in 2009 year, however, the aircraft's aircraft performance did not meet the expectations of the aircraft company's management, therefore, the project was aimed at additional refinement, where it was still for several years. In 2014, the helicopter model Airbus Helicopters H175 was officially introduced to the general public, and a few months later was sent to mass production, where it continues to be and to this day. According to the previous opinion of the management of the Airbus Helicopters company, up to 2034 it is planned to realize about one thousand aircraft of this model, however, preliminary reports indicate that the final figure will be in the region of 500-600 sold copies.

Photo Airbus Helicopters H175

Helicopter Airbus Helicopters H175 positioned solely as a civilian aircraft, however, can also be used in the military sphere of its operation, including how to transport people on board, and for the transportation of various cargoes.

Depending on the interior layout and modification of aircraft, can accommodate up to 18-20 people aboard the aircraft, including 16-18 passengers and two crew members. If the helicopter intended to be used as a transport aircraft, the on board can accommodate up to 3197 kg of payload, which is quite practical.

The Airbus Helicopters H175 helicopter has a gas turbine type power plant consisting of two Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6C-67E aircraft engines, each of which is capable of developing power in 1775 hp, which is the main cause of the high payload of this aircraft. The aircraft can accelerate to speeds in 315 km / h. (maximum rate) and carry out flights at distances in 1260 kilometers.

Helicopter Airbus Helicopters H175

According to 2015 years, helicopter model Airbus Helicopters H175 exists in the following variants:

  • Airbus Helicopters EC175 - The base case and the name of the helicopter;
  • Airbus Helicopters H175 - An analog version of Airbus Helicopters EC175 with improved design;
  • Airbus Helicopters Z-15 - Modification developed for China;
  • Airbus Helicopters AC352 - An improved version of the helicopter with a number of technical additions and optimizations.

Specifications Airbus Helicopters H175.

  • Crew: 2 person;
  • Capacity: 18 people (depending on layout);
  • helicopter length: 18,06 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 5,34 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 14,8 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 4603 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 7000 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 285 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 315 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1260 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5500 m .;
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6C-67E;
  • Power: 2 × 1775 hp

Helicopter Airbus Helicopters H175. Gallery.

Airbus Helicopters H175 helicopter in flight view from aboveHelicopter Airbus Helicopters H175 in the highlandsHelicopter Airbus Helicopters H175 exhibition

Airbus Helicopters H175 helicopter over waterHelicopter Airbus Helicopters H175 in the oceanHelicopter Airbus Helicopters H175 after planting

Airbus Helicopters H175 helicopter crewAirbus Helicopters H175 helicopter in flight view from below

Helicopter Airbus Helicopters H175 runwayAirbus Helicopters H175 helicopter prepares to land on the waterHelicopter Airbus Helicopters H175 after takeoff

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