The first instance of the model of the Eurocopter Airbus EC 145 T2, given to the company by the purchaser for the implementation of air traffic. In the spring of 2014 the helicopter was certified by the European aviation safety Agency EASA, which gives the opportunity to start mass deliveries of aircraft to customers. More than 100 applications for the model of the Eurocopter Airbus EC 145 T2 received by the company, the production of which is in Donauwerth.
Model EC145 – is operated by a crew consisting of 1-2 pilots, and designed to carry 9 passengers. Belongs to the class of light vehicles and weighs 1792 kg. Maximum takeoff weight 3585 kg, payload 1793 kg installed On the helicopter power plant, consisting of two turbo Tyrbomeca Arriel 1E2, with a capacity of 738 HP, each. Maximum flight speed is 268 km/h. The range of 680 km Greatest height 5240 km.
In parallel with the base model Eurocopter Airbus EC 145, is an updated version of the Eurocopter Airbus EC 145 T2 with more powerful engines (K KW), new design tail rotor and an advanced avionics system.
Special model Eurocopter Airbus EC 645 T2 helicopter, developed for the armed forces of the countries of the European Union and the UH-72A Lakota model for the U.S. army.
The first copy of the Eurocopter Airbus EC 145 T2 is transferred to the company DRF Lustrettung involved in the rescue of victims in cases of emergency. The company for the performance of its functions ordered 20 units of helicopters Eurocopter Airbus EC 145 T2. Helicopters equipped with equipment for flying at night, consisting of night vision goggles, allowing to carry out aerial rescue operations around the clock.
Model Eurocopter Airbus EC 145 T2 has established itself as a multi-purpose helicopter. Its compact size, the presence of a variety of equipment to perform a wide range of different operations, excellent performance even under the most extreme weather conditions allow its use in an urban environment, the countryside and the mountains.
European airlines carrying out rescue operations ordered a total of 85 units of Eurocopter Airbus EC 145 T2. The helicopter will arrive at the police aviation division, in the armed forces of Germany, also will be used for the transport of personnel to offshore platforms.
Companies engaged in the organization of business travel, ordered about 20 helicopters that will be delivered before the end of this year.
New helicopter model has improved performance, especially Eurocopter Airbus EC 145 T2 is fit for rescue and surpasses the previous model BK117/EC145. It meets all the requirements and regulations imposed on this class of aircraft, requires less time and number of operations due to the long time interval between overhauls of major components and assemblies. It should be particularly noted that the Eurocopter Airbus EC 145 T2 is the quietest helicopter in its class.
Among the new features is the upgraded model of the helicopter, it should be noted Turbomeca engine Arrial 2E with digital electronic controller operating modes with two-channel control (FADEC) and the tail rotor gearbox that has undergone significant modernization. In the cockpit equipped with a digital avionics Suite with 4-axis autopilot, which is a new development of Airbus Helicopters. The helicopter can still fly even with one engine running, which is important for flight safety, especially when conducting rescue operations.
Airbus Helicopters offers its clients a wide range of services to support stable operation of the helicopter. Provided training for technicians and pilots, as well as expanded inventory of spare parts and customized service, such as by-the-hour service or Turbomeca service-by-the-hour option for engines. These service programs are designed to reduce operating costs and ensure the highest level of technology readiness.
The maximum weight 3650 kg (in all configurations)
Payload 1731 kg
Capacity 1 pilot / 9-10 passengers or 2 pilots / 8-9 passengers Maximum weight of the external load: 1500 kg
Engine 2 Turbomeca ARRIEL 2E FADEC Power at emergency mode (one engine inoperative): 800 kW / 1072 HP
Cruising speed (at maximum weight) (at maximum takeoff weight – sea level – ISA) 248 km/h / 134 node
Range (maximum weight) (at maximum takeoff weight – sea level – ISA) 812 km /438 nautical miles (according to preliminary data)