Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Airbus Helicopters

Primary manufacturer: Airbus Helicopters

Parent type: Airbus Helicopters H215

Aircraft status: Status unknown


Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 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: 4.94 m 16.2 ft
Overall Length: 18.70 m 61.4 ft
Overall Width: 15.60 m 51.2 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 15.53 m 51.0 ft
Airframe Width: 3.79 m 12.4 ft
Airframe Height: 4.60 m 15.1 ft
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base:  
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 1.35 m 4.4 ft
Cabin Internal Length: 4.58 m 15.0 ft
Cabin Internal Width: 1.80 m 5.9 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 8,600 kg 18,960 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 8,600 kg 18,960 lb
Empty Weight: 4,563 kg 10,060 lb
Useful Load: 4,037 kg 8,900 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.531
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb: 8 m/s 1,614 fpm
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE: 3,250 m 10,663 ft
Hover Ceiling OGE: 2,300 m 7,546 ft
Max Level Flight Speed: 262 km/h 141 kts
Never Exceed Speed: 278 km/h 150 kts
Service Ceiling: 2,895 m 9,498 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 642 km 347 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.

Number of engines: 2
Designation: Turbomeca Makila 1A1 turbine
Manufacturer: Turbomeca
Normal Ratings
Max continuous: 1185 kW 1588 hp
Take-off / rated: 1357 kW 1819 hp
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency: 1400 kW 1877 hp
OEI continuous: 1330 kW 1783 hp
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 15.60 m 51.18 ft
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: 191.13 m² 2057.4 ft²
Disc Loading: 44.99 kg/m² 9.216 lb/ft²
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
Configuration: Unknown
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 5
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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