The H160, newest in the fleet, has innovatively shaped Blue Edge blades which are meant to reduce Blade Vortex Interaction (BVI) noise generation

H160

Technical information

 

Designed with passenger safety and comfort in mind, Airbus’ multi-mission H160 is one of the world’s most technologically advanced helicopters.

Technical Description

Performance

Recommended cruise speed

255 km/h

Max range with standard fuel tanks

880 km

Max endurance with standard fuel tanks

4 h 30 min

Flight envelope (temperature)

-20°C to ISA +37°C limited to 50°C

Max flight altitude

6,096 m

Hover ceiling IGE

2,835 m

Dimensions

D-value 15.67 m
Rotor diameter 13.4 m
Internal cabin volume up to 7.3 m3

Characteristics

Crew + passengers

1 or 2 pilots + up to 12 passengers

Max takeoff weight (MTOW)

6,050 kg

Useful load

Up to 2,000 kg

Engine

2 x Safran Helicopter Engines Arrano 1A

Standard fuel tank capacity

1,120 kg

Takeoff power

955 kW / 1,280 shp

Performance

Recommended cruise speed

138 kts

Max range with standard fuel tanks

475 NM

Max endurance with standard fuel tanks

4 h 30 min

Flight envelope (temperature)

-20°C to ISA +37°C limited to 50°C

Max flight altitude

20,000 ft

Hover ceiling IGE

 9,300 ft

Dimensions

D-value  51.41 ft
Rotor diameter 43.96 ft
Internal cabin volume up to 257.8 cu.ft

Characteristics

Crew + passengers

1 or 2 pilots + up to 12 passengers

Max takeoff weight (MTOW)

13,338 lb

Useful load

4,409 lb

Engine

2 x Safran Helicopter Engines Arrano 1A

Standard fuel tank capacity

2,469 lb

Takeoff power

955 kW / 1,280 shp

Configurations

Offshore transportation

12-passenger seating is made up of three rows of four seats. Cabin flexibility provides the possibility to install a stretcher in place of the centre row.

Helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS)

Depending on the EMS kit, the cabin can be arranged with one or two stretchers, in longitudinal or transversal positions.

Public services

To meet customer needs, the H160 facilitates cabin layouts and the integration of equipment for maritime search & rescue and aerial law enforcement missions.

Private and business aviation

The H160 can be configured for one to two pilots and up to 10 passengers in applications that meet the high standards of private and business aviation. 

Photos

H160 ANH    
Test pilot Olivier Gensse in H160    
H160 full flight simulator interior    
Inside Airbus’ H160 full flight simulator    
EXPH 1807 3R    
H160 Blue Edge blades    
Two more H160s for the French Navy    
Two more H160s for the French Navy    
H160 PHI Rendering    
Héli-Union to purchase two Airbus H160 helicopters    
H160 certification event    
H160 certified by EASA    
Shell Aircraft looking to introduce the H160 into service    
Four H160s in flight    
Edouard Philippe French Prime Minister Visit at Paris Air Show Day 5    
Hi Fly A380 taking off – Paris Air Show 2019 – Day 5    
A330neo flying display at Paris Airshow 2019 - PAS2019 Day 5    
Airbus Helicopters flying in formation to celebrate 50-year anniversary    
Formation flight with Airbus Helicopters: 50-year celebration    
Airbus Helicopters flying in formation to celebrate 50-year anniversary    

Videos

Documents

Infographics

H160 fun facts and figures    
H160 EMS Infographic    
H160 infographic    
H160 infographic Multimissions    
Build your own H160 papercraft

Build your own H160 papercraft

Print the PDF file and follow the instructions to assemble your own paper H160 aircraft

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