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AIRBUS HELICOPTERS EC-155

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EC55
Aircraft
Name EC-155
Manufacturer AIRBUS HELICOPTERS
Body Narrow
Wing Rotary
Type code H2T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi
Mass group 2


Manufacturered as:

EUROCOPTER EC-155


AIRBUS HELICOPTERS EC-155

AIRBUS HELICOPTERS EC-155 AIRBUS HELICOPTERS EC-155 3D

Description

The Eurocopter EC155 is a long-range medium-lift passenger transport helicopter developed by Eurocopter from the Dauphin family for civil aviation use. It is a twin-engined aircraft and can carry up to 13 passengers along with 1 or 2 crew, depending on customer configuration. The helicopter is marketed for passenger transport, offshore support, VIP corporate transport and casualty transport duties.

Technical Data

Wing span 12.60 m41.339 ft
Length 14.30 m46.916 ft
Height 4.35 m14.272 ft
Powerplant 2 x Turboméca Arriel 2C2 turboshafts, 697 kW (943 shp) each.
Engine model Turboméca Arriel

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 145 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 48004,800 kg
4.8 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL170 ROD ft/min APC
WTC Range 515515 nm
953,780 m
953.78 km
3,129,199.477 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving EC55

  • EC55, en-route, Hong Kong China, 2003 (On 26 August 2003, at night, a Eurocopter EC155, operated by Hong Kong Government Flight Service (GFS), performing a casualty evacuation mission (casevac), impacted the elevated terrain in Tung Chung Gap near Hong Kong International airport.)