BASE PRICE: $ 16,800,000
Primarily designed to support the oil and gas industry in the new “super medium” 7 metric tonnes class. The H175 was jointly developed by European Airbus Helicopter and Chinese AVIC (Aviation Industry Corporation).
launched in 2008, the H175 completed its first flight on December 17, 2009, prior to entering service in December 2014 with Belgian operator NHV for offshore oil & gas operations in the north-sea.
The Airbus Helicopters-built H175 is powered by two FADEC controlled Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6C-67E Engines where the Chinese built helicopters are powered by a Joint Safran / AVIC co-developed Ardiden 3C/WZ16 engines. The H175 flight deck features the Helionix avionics suite with a total of four 10-inch multifunctional displays. The Highly customized avionics largely benefit from Airbus Helicopter in-house avionics expertise.
|Max Endurance||4h30 min|
|Maximum Cruise Speed||151 kts|
|Economy Cruise Speed||140 kts|
|Service Ceiling||18,000 ft|
|Hover IGE Ceiling||14,029 ft|
|Hover OGE Ceiling||9,744 ft|
|Maximum Takeoff||17,196 lbs|
|Basic Operating||7,750 lbs|
|Usable Fuel||4,555 lbs|
|Maximum Payload||8,785 lbs|
|Number of Engines||2|
|Manufacturer||Pratt & Whitney Canada|
|Takeoff Power||1,774 shp|
|Max Continuous Power||1,645 shp|
The H175 cabin is designed to accommodate up to 18 passengers in an oil and gas typical application. This large cabin is configured with 6 to 12 VIP seats on a corporate layout configuration.
The interior of the H175 is one of the most luxurious, spacious, and exclusive offerings, providing a jet-like experience and outstanding comfort in a business helicopter. Thanks to a wide spectrum of Noise & vibration damping technologies, the H175 is able to offer very low vibration and sound levels even at high cruise speeds, contributing to the smooth flight experience.