EC 155 B1 helicopter – is a modern medium-size, twin-engine helicopter developed by Eurocopter Company as per up-to-date technology. Until recently, you had a good chance to admire these helicopters only during journeys to foreign countries. And now, after long certifying procedures being passed by the flying facilities, this latest model of Dauphins family conquered Azerbaijan’ s sky. According to specialists, this model is viewed to be an optimal choice to carry VIP passengers. Depending on cabin configuration, the helicopter accommodates up to 6 to 12 passengers, including 2 pilots. Comfortable cabin was ultimately the key point the specialists could not but admire while helicopter estimation– this model is the first in its category by extremely low vibration levels and minimum external noise in the cabin. A unique construction of Fenestron (or fan- in- tail) rear screw and five blade composite Spheirflex guide screw provide maximum silence during flight.
Both engines of helicopter are equipped with FADEC (Full Authority Digital Engine (or Electronics) Control)
EC 155 B1 is remarkable for its internal technical equipment and original design. The helicopter is equipped with the unique automatic pilot with the integrated instrumentation panel (MEGHAS) monitoring controls and engine operation, as well as any changes in temperature, air pockets where aircrafts lose height, instantaneous wind gusts. Thanks to combination of these features EC 155 B1 helicopter is comparable to business-jet aircrafts.
Helicopter Key Specifications:
|Range (km)||max load -909|
|Cruise speed (km/h)||max load- 265|
|Max takeoff weight (kq)||All configurations – 4920 kq|
|Maximum seating capacity||6-12|
|Capacity||½ pilot + 12 passenger or 1,6 ton|