Previously designated EC135 T3/P3 before the change to Airbus Helicopters designations

2-Powerplants details for this aircraft-  Pratt & Whitney PW206B3, or Turbomeca Arrius 2B2+ and available performance data is for Turbomeca Arrius 2B2+

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Airbus Helicopters

Primary manufacturer: Airbus Helicopters

Parent type: Airbus Helicopters H135/EC135

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Fenestron/Shrouded tail rotor

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Skids

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 3.51 m 11.5 ft
Overall Length: 12.26 m 40.2 ft
Overall Width: 10.40 m 34.1 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 10.20 m 33.5 ft
Airframe Width: 1.56 m 5.1 ft
Airframe Height: 3.35 m 11.0 ft
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base:  
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 1.26 m 4.1 ft
Cabin Internal Length: 4.04 m 13.3 ft
Cabin Internal Width: 1.56 m 5.1 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Weights
Max Gross Weight (ground): 2,980 kg 6,570 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne): 2,980 kg 6,570 lb
Max Take-off Weight: 2,980 kg 6,570 lb
Empty Weight: 1,583 kg 3,490 lb
Useful Load: 1,397 kg 3,080 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.531
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb: 8 m/s 1,555 fpm
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE: 4,025 m 13,205 ft
Hover Ceiling OGE: 2,135 m 7,005 ft
Limitations
Max Level Flight Speed: 252 km/h 136 kts
Never Exceed Speed: 259 km/h 140 kts
Service Ceiling: 4,985 m 16,355 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 614 km 332 nm
Max Endurance: 3 hrs 3 hrs

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Powerplant
Number of engines: 2
Designation: Turbomeca Arrius 2B2Plus turbine
Manufacturer: Turbomeca
Normal Ratings
Max continuous:  
Take-off / rated:  
Intermediate:  
Maximum:  
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 10.40 m 34.12 ft
RPM:  
Direction of Rotation: Clockwise
Hub Type: Bearingless
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry:
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 4
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 84.95 m² 914.4 ft²
Disc Loading: 35.08 kg/m² 7.185 lb/ft²
Solidity:  
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed:  

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 1.00 m 3.28 ft
Configuration: Unknown
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
RPM:  
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 1
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 0.79 m² 8.5 ft²
Solidity:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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