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With the largest cabin in its class, the H175 (formerly known as the EC175) can fulfill a large scope of demanding missions with numerous possible configurations suitable for SAR, EMS, oil and gas transportation and law enforcement.

The design has been developed with enhanced operational efficiency in mind, combining low operation costs and maintenance requirements with high mission dispatch availability.

The H175 is fitted with two powerful PT6C-67E Pratt and Whitney turbine engines controlled by dual channel FADEC offering high OEI performances including 30 sec super emergency power.

The first deliveries are scheduled to 2012.


2 Pratt & Whitney PT6C-67E

Dual channel FADEC


Hight comfort 16 passengers up to 135 nm Radius of Action

Long range 12 passengers up to 135 nm Radius of Action

Higher density 18 passengers up to 135 nm Radius of Action

O&G configuration JAR OPS 3, fuel reserves (30 min plus 10% contingency fuel), ISA conditions


Main roles

The H175 is a versatile, fully-equipped helicopter capable of fulfilling missions in various segments, such as oil and gas, search and rescue (SAR), public services, homeland security, police, emergency medical services (EMS) and corporate/business aviaton transportation.

AS350 B2

Max. weight:
2,250 kg/4,960 lb
2,500 kg/5,512 lb
(with external load)
Useful load:
1,030 kg/2,270 lb
1 pilot + 5/6 passengers
Maximum cargosling load: 1,160 kg/2,557 lb


Max. weight:
1,715 kg/3,781 Ib
1,800 kg/3,968 Ib
(with external load)
Useful load:
714 kg / 1,574 lb
1 pilot + 4 passengers
Maximum cargo sling load: 700 kg/1,543 lb


Max. weight:
2,250 kg/4,960lb*
2,800 kg/6,172 lb
(with external load)
Useful load:
1,013 kg/2,233 lb
1 pilot + 5-6 passengers
Maximum cargo swing load:
1,400 kg/3,086lb