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Airbus Helicopters offers the broadest and most comprehensive range of civil turbine helicopters available, from the five-seat H120 light single to the 19-seat H225 heavy twin. Its extensive investment in R&D has created the most technologically-advanced family of helicopters, maximizing safety and ease-of-operation, with the result that Airbus Helicopters is today the undisputed leading manufacturer of civil turbine helicopters.
Airbus Helicopters’ range includes the spacious H130, one of the world’s quietest helicopters, and the best-selling six-seat H125 turbine singles. The H125 offers excellent value for money, featuring dual FADEC and dual hydraulics. It is known around the world as the helicopter that conquered Mount Everest.
Light twin offerings include the world’s best-selling H135 light twin helicopter. Many of the H135’s advantages include its spacious flat floor cabin, rear clamshell door and ergonomic glass cockpit. Those features are also shared with the larger EC145 (BK117 C2), which is operated by the U.S. Army as its UH-72A Lakota multi-role helicopter. The H145 is the new member of the EC145/BK117 family, designed to deliver excellent capability and flexibility, especially in high-and-hot conditions. Enhanced with the Fenestron tail rotor and the innovative Helionix avionics suite, the H145 is the aircraft of choice for a variety of missions.
Airbus Helicopters’ medium twin offerings include the next-generation H175 medium twin, powered by two 2,000 shp-class P&WC PT6C turboshafts, which raises the bar in terms of cabin size, performance and reliability. The H160 is the first new member of the H generation, joining the product range between the H145 and H175. This all-new innovative medium helicopter has been designed to create added value for the customer in terms of performance, economic competitiveness, safety and comfort. Configurations being developed for offshore, corporate/VIP transport, and public services markets.
Finally, Airbus Helicopters’ heavy weight Super Puma family includes the mission-proven H215. It is available in two versions - multi-role operations or aerial work/ utility duties. The H215 is known for its rugged design, excellent payload lift performance and cost. The larger H225 offers the industry’s best speed, range, payload and reliability in an 11-ton category twin-turbine rotorcraft. Featuring the most advanced technologies including Rig’N Fly, a one-touch technology for safer rig landings. Both the H215 and H225 are well-equipped to operate in the toughest environments, day or night.