Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Société Nationale Industrielle Aérospatiale

Primary manufacturer: Airbus Helicopters

Parent type: Aérospatiale H225/EC225/AS332

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Tandem

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
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Airframe Dimensions
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Landing Gear Dimensions
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Cabin Dimensions
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Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Weights
Max Gross Weight (ground):  
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Max Take-off Weight: 9,300 kg 20,503 lb
Empty Weight:  
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Climb Performance
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Hover Performance
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Limitations
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Range and Endurance
Max Range:  
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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 Makila 1A2 turbine
Manufacturer: Turbomeca
Normal Ratings
Max continuous: 1236 kW 1657 hp
Take-off / rated: 1376 kW 1845 hp
Intermediate:  
Maximum:  
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency: 1467 kW 1966 hp
OEI continuous: 1420 kW 1903 hp
OEI 30-second: 1573 kW 2109 hp
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 16.20 m 53.15 ft
RPM: 265.0 rpm 265.0 rpm
Direction of Rotation: Clockwise
Hub Type:
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
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Blade Tip Geometry:
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 4
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 206.12 m² 2218.7 ft²
Disc Loading:  
Solidity:  
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed: 224.78 m/s 737.5 fps

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 3.15 m 10.33 ft
Configuration: Pusher
Direction of Rotation: Top blade aft
RPM:  
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 4
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 7.79 m² 83.9 ft²
Solidity:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
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