Hover ceiling OGE 8,955 ft
Hover ceiling IGE 12,490 ft
Recommended cruise speed 130 kts
Max* range with standard fuel tanks at SL 351 nm
Max* endurance with standard fuel tanks SL 3 h 35 min
Flight envelope (temperature) -40°C +50°C
Max altitude for TO and landing 20,000 ft
Sound level during level flight 85.7 dB


D-value 44.42 ft
Rotor diameter 35.43 ft
Internal volume (cabin and cargo compartment) 213.16 cu. ft


Crew + passengers 1 or 2 pilot and up to 10 passengers
Max takeoff weight (MTOW) 8,378 lb
Max takeoff weight with external load 8,378 lb
Useful load 4,200 lb
Engine 2 x Safran Helicopter Engines Arriel 2E
Standard fuel tank capacity 1,593.9 lb
Takeoff power 667 kW / 894 shp
Empty weight, Baseline Aircraft Definitions 4,178 lb
Maximum dual cargo hook load (single hook operation) 3,527
Maximum dual cargo hook load (HEC class D operation) 1,764




Eight seats for passenger transport

The configuration with one or two pilots and eight passengers is perfect for transport or offshore airlift operations. The H145’s large cabin accommodates an additional 1.31m3 of cargo, while its smooth ride provides for a relaxing journey.

10 passengers

The H145’s high-density layout accommodates one or two pilots and ten passengers. Ideal for more-travelled routes, the spacious cabin gives an impression of comfort even when fully occupied.


Law enforcement

Airbus’ H145 offers multiple seating arrangements for law enforcement operations – including a two-pilot configuration with an operator workstation installed in the rear position and space for four passengers, along with versions tailored for transporting up to five police officers (plus console operator), nine SWAT team members or 10 troops.


Emergency medical services

The layout with one or two pilots and up to two stretchers includes room for up to three HEMS crew members for emergency medical services missions. Efficient loading of stretchers through side sliding doors or rear clamshell doors facilitate patient comfort and safety.


Did you know?

Total H145 family helicopters delivered (all versions including BK117) over 1,695
Total in service helicopters more than 1,400
Total cumulated flight hours (all versions including BK117) 6.1 million

Customers (all versions including BK117)

some 295 customers in 62 countries

H145 family helicopters flying for EMS missions

around 460





H145 mission infographic
H145 infographic


H145 Papercraft instructions

Pdf 4.5 MB

Print the Pdf file and follow the instructions to assemble your own paper H145 aircraft


H145 Overview


H145 Missions