Eurocopter EC145: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Terry Spruce

The Eurocopter EC145 has been developed from the BK117C2. The latest variant is the EC145 T2 and the aircraft was showcased by Eurocopter at the Helitech 2013 in London.

Eurocopter EC145

Missions: Airborne Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue, Offshore, Executive, Airline, EMS

First delivery:  2002

Category:  Twin Engine

List price: $5.5m


Performance

Maximum speed (Vne): 145 kts 268 km/hr

Maximum cruise speed (Vh): 133 kts 246 km/hr

Maximum Range: 370 nm/680 km (no reserve)


Weights

Maximum takeoff gross weight: 7,903 lb 3,585 kg

Empty weight: 3,951 lb 1,792 kg

Useful load: 3,953 lb 1,793 kg

Passengers (crew): Up to 9 (2 pilots)

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