Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Latest or last design authority: Airbus Helicopters
Originally designed by Société Nationale Industrielle Aérospatiale

Latest or last primary manufacturer: Airbus Helicopters
Originally manufactured by Société Nationale Industrielle Aérospatiale

Parent type: Airbus Helicopters H155/EC155/AS365/SA.365

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: Wheels (non-retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 4.06 m 13.3 ft
Overall Length: 13.73 m 45.0 ft
Overall Width: 11.94 m 39.2 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 12.11 m 39.7 ft
Airframe Width: 1.90 m 6.2 ft
Airframe Height: 3.47 m 11.4 ft
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base:  
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 1.40 m 4.6 ft
Cabin Internal Length: 2.94 m 9.6 ft
Cabin Internal Width: 1.98 m 6.5 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Weights
Max Gross Weight (ground): 4,300 kg 9,480 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne): 4,250 kg 9,370 lb
Max Take-off Weight: 4,300 kg 9,480 lb
Empty Weight: 2,374 kg 5,234 lb
Useful Load: 1,926 kg 4,246 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.552
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb: 7 m/s 1,299 fpm
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE: 2,509 m 8,232 ft
Hover Ceiling OGE: 1,140 m 3,740 ft
Limitations
Max Level Flight Speed: 268 km/h 145 kts
Never Exceed Speed: 287 km/h 155 kts
Service Ceiling: 4,651 m 15,259 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 792 km 428 nm
Max Endurance: 4 hrs 4 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 Arriel 2C turbine
Manufacturer: Turbomeca
Normal Ratings
Max continuous: 581 kW 779 hp
Take-off / rated: 626 kW 839 hp
Intermediate:  
Maximum:  
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency: 646 kW 866 hp
OEI continuous: 626 kW 839 hp
OEI 30-second: 718 kW 962 hp
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 11.94 m 39.17 ft
RPM:  
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Hub Type:
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry:
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 4
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 111.97 m² 1205.3 ft²
Disc Loading: 38.40 kg/m² 7.866 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: 1.10 m 3.61 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: 0.95 m² 10.2 ft²
Solidity:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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