Airbus’ H125 continues to lead the single-engine helicopter market in all mission segments thanks to its high performance and multi-role capacity.


Technical description




Hover ceiling OGE 12,600 ft (EASA certification Q1 2021)
Hover ceiling IGE 13,250 ft
Fast cruise speed 140 kts
Max* range with standard fuel tanks at SL 340 NM
Max* endurance with standard fuel tanks SL 4 hr, 30 min
Flight envelope (Temperature) -40°C to ISA +35°C limited to 50°C
Max altitude flight 23,000 ft


D-value 42.45 ft
Rotor diameter 35.07 ft
Cabin internal volume 105.94 cu. ft


Crew + passengers 1 or 2 pilots + up to 6 passengers
Max takeoff weight (MTOW) 4,960 lb / 5,225 lb (with dual hydraulic)
Max takeoff weight with external load 6,173 lb
Useful load 2,151 lb
Standard fuel tank capacity 940 lb
Engine type Safran Helicopter Engines Arriel 2D
Takeoff power 710 kW / 952 shp









Four passengers

The one pilot and four passenger configuration is ideal for VIP or private and business aviation. With forward-facing seats and a spacious cabin, passengers can make the most of their time in the air.


Five passengers

The H125’s standard seating configuration of one pilot and five passengers complements commercial transport operations. Passengers benefit from ample legroom and a comfortable ride.


Six passengers

The six-passenger configuration is often used by tourism and sightseeing operators. The H125’s compact cabin means every passenger has the opportunity for breath-taking views.


Did you know?

Total accumulated flight hours for single engine AS350, AS550, and H125 family: +28.5 million (including the H125M)
Fleet leader:  39,500+ flight hours for one AS350 – more than any other rotorcraft in Airbus’ entire helicopter range
Longest H125 in service:  41 years (an AS350)





H125 brochure

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Well known for its outstanding performance and versatility, the H125 is a member of Airbus’ proven Ecureuil family of helicopters.

Civil helicopters product range - Brochure

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Airbus Helicopters Naming Convention

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Airbus Helicopters renamed the majority of its products in 2015 to reflects its own rebranding as Airbus and to provide its customers with a coherent and easy-to-understand product range.


H125 Overview


H125 Missions