Airbus’ H215M responds to military requirements for a proven cost-effective, high-performing and versatile medium-heavy utility helicopter.

Technical Description

Metric

Performance

One-engine inoperative (OEI 2 min 30 s) 1,400 kW / 1,877 shp
Standard fuel tank capacity 1,567 kg
Max fuel tank capacity 2,334 kg
Hover ceiling IGE 2,800 m
Hover ceiling OGE 1,650 m
Fast cruise speed 258 km/h
Max range with standard fuel tanks at SL 776 km
Max range with aux fuel tank 1,165 km
Max endurance with standard fuel tanks SL / aux fuel tank 4 hr, 00 min / 6 hr, 05 min

Dimensions

D-value 18.70 m
Rotor diameter 15.60
Internal volume 13.42 m3

Characteristics

Crew + troops 1 to 3 crew + 24 troops
Max takeoff weight (MTOW) 9,000 kg
Max takeoff weight with external load 9,350 kg
Useful load 4,268 kg
Max External load 4,500 kg
Engine type 2 x Safran Helicopter Makila 1A1 Turboshaft
Takeoff power 1,357 kW / 1,819 shp
Imperial

Performance

One-engine inoperative (OEI 2 min 30 s) 1,400 kW / 1,877 shp
Standard fuel tank capacity 3,455 Ib
Max fuel tank capacity 5,147 Ib
Hover ceiling IGE 9,196 ft
Hover ceiling OGE 5,413 ft
Fast cruise speed 139 kts
Max range with standard fuel tanks at SL 419 NM
Max range with Aux fuel tank 629 NM
Max endurance with standard fuel tanks SL / Aux Fuel tank 4 hr, 00 min / 6 hr, 05 min

Dimensions

D-value 61.35 ft
Rotor diameter 51.18 ft
Internal volume 473.86 cu. ft

Characteristics

Crew + troops 1 to 3 crew + 24 troops
Max takeoff weight (MTOW) 19,844 Ib
Max takeoff weight with external load 20,615 lb
Useful load 9,409 lb
Max External load 9,920 lb
Engine type 2 x Safran Helicopter Makila 1A1 Turboshaft
Takeoff power 1,357 kW / 1,819 shp

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