Airbus Helicopters and its partner Heli Invest Services welcome the decision of the Polish Ministry of Defence to pre-select the H225M Caracal from Airbus Helicopters.

H225M

Technical information

The 11-tonne-category, twin-turbine H225M is relied upon as a force multiplier by many air forces worldwide thanks to its outstanding endurance and fast cruise speed.

Technical Description

Performance

Hover ceiling IGE ISA (MTOW - TOP) 1,935 m
Hover ceiling OGE ISA (MTOW (TOP) 792 m
Maximun speed, Vne 324 km/h
Recommended cruise speed 262 km/h
Max* range with standard fuel tanks at Vreco 920 km
Max* range with standard fuel tanks capacity at Vreco 1,253 km
Max* endurence with standard fuel tanks SL / Aux Fuel tank 4 hr, 30 min / 6 hr, 09 min

Dimensions

D-value 19.50 m 
Rotor diameter 16.20 m 
Internal volume (S1+S2) 15.50 m3 

Characteristics

Seating (troops + crew) 31
Max takeoff weight (MTOW) 11,000 kg
Max takeoff weight with external load 11,200 kg
Useful load 5,250 kg
Max cargo sling load 4,750 kg 
Engine type  2 x Safran Helicopter Makila 2A1
Takeoff power  1,567 kW
One engine inoperative (OEI 30s) 1,784 kW
Standard crahworthy self-sealing fuel tank capacity 2,277 kg
Standard + aux. fuel tank capacity 3,059 kg

Performance

Hover ceiling IGE ISA (MTOW - TOP) 6,350 ft
Hover ceiling IGE ISA (MTOW - TOP) 2,600 ft
Maximun speed, Vne 175 kts
Recommended cruise speed 142 kts
Max* range with standard fuel tanks at Vreco 497 NM
Max* range with standard fuel tanks capacity at Vreco 677 NM
Max* endurence with standard fuel tanks SL / Aux Fuel tank 4 hr, 30 min / 6 hr, 09 min

Dimensions

D-value  63.98 ft
Rotor diameter  53.14 ft
Internal volume  547.30 cu.ft

Characteristics

Seating (troops + crew) 31
Max takeoff weight (MTOW) 24,250 lb
Max takeoff weight with external load 24,692 lb
Useful load 11,574 lb
Max cargo sling load 10,472 Ib
Engine type  2 x Safran Helicopter Makila 2A1
Takeoff power 2,101 shp

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H225M    
Two H225M helicopters    
H225M in flight    
The A400M performs simultaneous refuelling operations of two French Air Force H225M.    
Airbus A400M successfully conducts major helicopter refuelling certification campaign    
RSAF H225M In Marignane    
H225M KOWEIT AIR FORCE    
H225m  Airbus    
H225M Eagle    
H225M Thai Air force    
H225M Royal Thai Air Force    
H225M Thai Air force    
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H225 Cockpit    
The multi-role workhorse    
H225M Project Eagle			   
An all-in-one powerhouse    
Helibras-built Brazilian Air Force's H225M in flight    
The Brazilian Armed Forces take delivery of two H225Ms    
The Brazilian Armed Forces next to the first H225M delivered    
Focus on the Airbus Super Puma family and delivery of the 1,000th Super Puma helicopter      
French Air Force H225M Caracal: In-Flight Refuelling      
Final countdown to the 2015 Paris Air Show      

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