AIRBUS HELICOPTERS H 135 / EUROCOPTER EC 135
The H135 (formerly known as EC 135) is the world's most successful twin-engine light utility helicopter. It first flew in 1994, and entered serial production in 1996. The H 135 is widely used by ambulance services and the police. For military users the producers offer the H 135M, a light military version of the H 135 which is designed for combat, transport and observation.
AIRPOWER16 will feature several helicopters of this type: a civil EC 135 owned by the Flying Bulls, a police helicopter of the Austrian Federal Ministry for the Interior, an H135M of Airbus Helicopters as well as an emergency rescue helicopter of the ÖAMTC air rescue service.
Facts & Figures
|Manufacturer||Airbus Helicopters (zuvor Eurocopter Germany)|
|Length (incl. main rotor)||12.16 m|
|Diameter main rotor||10.20 m|
|Max. take-off weight||2950 kg|
|Max. speed||277 km/h 150 kts|
|Powerplant||2 x Turbomeca Arrius 2B2 oder Pratt & Whitney PW 206B|
|Power||2 x 816 PS|
|Crew + passengers||1 + 5|