Equipped with state-of-the-art electronic instruments and renowned autopilot precision, the H225 offers outstanding endurance and a fast cruise speed, and can be fitted with different equipment to suit a variety of roles.

Oil and gas crew change

To meet the energy industry’s needs as exploration and production move farther offshore, the H225 combines the ability to carry 19 passengers in its air-conditioned cabin, benefitting from its heavy-lift capacity and excellent range. Cabin space is unhampered by the need to carry an interior fuel tank, whatever the mission range.

The H225 offers an automatic rig approach mode – called Rig ’N Fly – that brings the helicopter up to the landing’s visual decision point. The pilot can select either a direct or an offset approach. The navigational display shows the oil platform waypoint, oil platform radar echo, current flight plan, plus an automatic identification system (AIS) from ships – all of which enable crews to anticipate potential obstacles and modify the approach with a safer and more efficient trajectory.

The aircraft's role-change capacity enables a rapid reconfiguration to over-water search and rescue (SAR) duties.

Search and rescue

The H225 and its military version – the H225M – have been selected and operated by 22 countries for search and rescue (SAR) missions around the world.

The H225 is recognised as the reference in SAR operations thanks to a takeoff sequence of less than five minutes; an all-weather capability including in severe icing conditions; and an extra-long range with auxiliary fuel tanks, leaving its long cabin free for the mission.

Cockpit crews benefit from SAR modes with search patterns and an automatic transition to hover with one-metre precision, starting from any flight attitude. The work of cabin crews is aided by precise hoisting and hover control from the cabin, as well as the H225’s long cabin with wet and dry areas, large windows, and wide sliding doors.

A range of mission equipment is available, such as an electro-optical system (EOS), searchlights, cabin console, hailer public address system, an automatic identification system (AIS), direction finder, radar, dual hoist and stretchers.

Utility, aerial work and firefighting

With superior lifting power, endurance and manoeuvrability, the H225 is always ready for the most rigorous utility, aerial work, firefighting and powerline missions.

Thanks to the real-time display of power margins and state-of-the-art vehicle monitoring system (VMS), pilots can fully concentrate on the mission at hand. During the transportation of sling loads, the 4-axis autopilot maintains exceptional precision and stability.

Armed with powerful engines and a sling capacity of up to 4.75 tonnes, the H225 makes heavy lifting easy, while certified equipment and proven procedures ensure the highest levels of safety.

Typical missions include power line repair, pylon assembly in remote areas, cable-laying, aerial pruning, and air crane missions. The H225 is the only Class-C certified helicopter for operation with loads in contact with the ground (such as cables and power lines).

For firefighting missions, the H225’s solutions include a belly tank, belly water cannon and water bombing kits. It is a civil certified helicopter that can perform firefighting missions and transport firefighters to and from the scene, as well as be reconfigured for other missions in the off-season – including passenger transport.


Private, business and governmental

The H225 can accommodate up to 11 passengers in exceptional comfort. Selected by heads of state and governments for its outstanding qualities, the helicopter’s attributes include a high cruise speed, low sound and vibration levels, and cabin space.

The H225’s extensive customisation options include a cabin featuring one or two lounges, large armchairs, a foldable table, galley, toilet unit, and a wide selection of refined materials.

H225 VIP

H215 - H225 Multi-mission performers

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- Aerial Work
- Offshore Crew Change
- Pax Transportation
- Powerline
- Fire Fighting
- Private & Business Aviation


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