EC 155B

The EC 155B is the latest evolution of the Dauphin family. Combining the large experience of the Dauphin fleet and the new technology assets steaming from Eurocopter's Research and Developpment such as Avionique Nouvelle, 5 bladed Spheriflex main rotor head together with a new Fenestron tail rotor and a variable main rotor speed for low noise signature. The two Turbomeca Arriel 2C1 engines will power the EC 155 giving the helicopter a high level of performance.

Compliant with the latest JAR-OPS 3 requirements the EC 155B shall also cruise at speeds in excess of 140 kts. The EC 155B will transport comfortably 12 passengers in a new spacious and unobstructed cabin providing exceptional visibility and accessibility. Baggage will not be left aside as the EC 155B features the largest cargo compartments in its class.

CHARACTERISTICS (Sea level, ISA)

EC 155B

Maximum weight

4,800 kg/10,582 lb

Capacity

1 or 2 pil.+12 pass.

Maximum useful load (including mission fuel)

2,272 kg/5,009 lb

Sling load capacity

1,600 kg/3,527 lb

Power plant

2 TURBOMECA ARRIEL 2C1

Take-off power (A.E.O.)

635 kW/851 shp

Maximum continuous power (A.E.O.)

597 kW/800 shp

Fast cruise speed (at maximum weight)

266 km/h-143 kts

Maximum range with standard tank(s)*

831 km-449 n.m.

*With take-off at maximal weight