With daily operations that traverse Durban’s popular Golden Mile beaches and world-renowned surf sites, Acher’s choice in helicopter took in the H145’s good one-engine inoperative performance and Helionix avionics, safety attributes that contribute to the operator’s record of successful hoists and transports.

H145

Technical information

 

As the quietest helicopter in its class, the twin-engine H145 offers exceptional performance along with upgraded main and tail rotor systems. This guarantees an unprecedented level of performance in both hover and one-engine inoperative conditions.

Technical Description

Performance

Hover ceiling OGE

2,729 m

Hover ceiling IGE

3,807 m

Recommended cruise speed

241 km/h

Max* range with standard fuel tanks at SL

650 km

Max* endurance with standard fuel tanks SL

3 h 35 min

Flight envelope (temperature)

-45°C +50°C

Max altitude for TO and landing

6,096 m

Sound level during level flight

85.7 dB (preliminary data - confidence interval of +/- 0.5 dB)

Dimensions

D-value 13.54 m
Rotor diameter
10.8 m
Internal volume (cabin and cargo compartment) 6.03 m3

Characteristics

Crew + passengers

1 or 2 pilots and up to 10 passengers

Max takeoff weight (MTOW)

3,800 kg

Max takeoff weight with external load

3,800 kg

Useful load

1,905 kg

Engine

2 x Safran Helicopter Engines Arriel 2E

Standard fuel tank capacity

723 kg

Takeoff power

667 kW / 894 shp
Empty weight, Baseline Aircraft Definitions 1,895 kg
Maximum dual cargo hook load (single hook operation) 1,600
Maximum dual cargo hook load (HEC class D operation) 800

Performance

Hover ceiling OGE

8,955 ft

Hover ceiling IGE

12,490 ft

Recommended cruise speed

130 kts

Max* range with standard fuel tanks at SL

351 nm

Max* endurance with standard fuel tanks SL

3 h 35 min

Flight envelope (temperature)

-40°C +50°C

Max altitude for TO and landing

20,000 ft

Sound level during level flight

85.7 dB

Dimensions

D-value  44.42 ft
Rotor diameter  35.43 ft
Internal volume (cabin and cargo compartment) 213.16 cu. ft

Characteristics

Crew + passengers

1 or 2 pilot and up to 10 passengers

Max takeoff weight (MTOW)

8,378 lb

Max takeoff weight with external load

8,378 lb

Useful load

4,200 lb

Engine

2 x Safran Helicopter Engines Arriel 2E

Standard fuel tank capacity

1,593.9 lb

Takeoff power

667 kW / 894 shp
Empty weight, Baseline Aircraft Definitions 4,178 lb
Maximum dual cargo hook load (single hook operation) 3,527
Maximum dual cargo hook load (HEC class D operation) 1,764

Configurations

Diagram of an Airbus H145 helicopter cabin configuration with eight seats for passenger transport

Eight seats for passenger transport

The configuration with one or two pilots and eight passengers is perfect for transport or offshore airlift operations. The H145’s large cabin accommodates an additional 1.31m3 of cargo, while its smooth ride provides for a relaxing journey.

Diagram of an Airbus H145 helicopter cabin configuration with seating capacity for 10 passengers

10 passengers

The H145’s high-density layout accommodates one or two pilots and ten passengers. Ideal for more-travelled routes, the spacious cabin gives an impression of comfort even when fully occupied.

Law enforcement

Law enforcement

Airbus’ H145 offers multiple seating arrangements for law enforcement operations – including a two-pilot configuration with an operator workstation installed in the rear position and space for four passengers, along with versions tailored for transporting up to five police officers (plus console operator), nine SWAT team members or 10 troops.

Diagram of an Airbus H145 helicopter cabin configuration for helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS)

Emergency medical services

The layout with one or two pilots and up to two stretchers includes room for up to three HEMS crew members for emergency medical services missions. Efficient loading of stretchers through side sliding doors or rear clamshell doors facilitate patient comfort and safety.

Documents

Infographics

Did you know?

Total H145 family helicopters delivered (all versions including BK117)
over 1,695
Total in service helicopters
close to 1,500 
Total cumulated flight hours (all versions including BK117) 6.1 million
Customers (all versions including BK117) some 295 customers in 62 countries
H145 family helicopters flying for EMS missions around 460
Build your own H145 papercraft

Build your own H145 papercraft

Print the Pdf file and follow the instructions to assemble your own paper H145 aircraft

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