Designation format taken from Airbus Helicopters website (i.e. EC225 not EC 225). Sometimes referred to as Super Puma LP


Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Airbus Helicopters

Primary manufacturer: Airbus Helicopters

Parent type: Airbus Helicopters H225/EC225/AS332

Aircraft status: Operational


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 (all retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 4.97 m 16.3 ft
Overall Length: 19.50 m 64.0 ft
Overall Width: 16.20 m 53.1 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 16.79 m 55.1 ft
Airframe Width: 2.00 m 6.6 ft
Airframe Height: 4.60 m 15.1 ft
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base: 5.25 m 17.2 ft
Landing Gear Track: 3.00 m 9.8 ft
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 1.46 m 4.8 ft
Cabin Internal Length: 7.87 m 25.8 ft
Cabin Internal Width: 1.80 m 5.9 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics Max Range(no reserve) Standard tanks=838 km Max endurance(no reserve) Standard tanks = 4Hr05Min

Max Gross Weight (ground): 11,000 kg 24,251 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne): 11,200 kg 24,692 lb
Max Take-off Weight: 11,000 kg 24,251 lb
Empty Weight: 5,594 kg 12,333 lb
Useful Load: 5,406 kg 11,918 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.509
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb: 5 m/s 1,063 fpm
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE: 1,935 m 6,348 ft
Hover Ceiling OGE: 792 m 2,598 ft
Max Level Flight Speed: 262 km/h 141 kts
Never Exceed Speed: 324 km/h 175 kts
Service Ceiling: 6,095 m 19,997 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 1,135 km 613 nm
Max Endurance: 6 hrs 6 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 2A1 turbine
Manufacturer: Turbomeca
Normal Ratings
Max continuous:  
Take-off / rated:  
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second: 1776 kW 2381 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: 260.5 rpm 260.5 rpm
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Hub Type:  
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry:
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 5
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 206.12 m² 2218.7 ft²
Disc Loading: 53.37 kg/m² 10.930 lb/ft²
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed: 220.96 m/s 724.9 fps

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 3.15 m 10.33 ft
Configuration: Unknown
Direction of Rotation: Top blade aft
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
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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