Kawasaki Heavy Industries bk117


1979

Derived from MBB bk117

1979





On December 2012 Kawasaki achieved a total of 1,000 aircraft delivered from the bk117/ec145 family since starting production in May 1982. They produced the cabin for all Bk117/EC145/H145 built in Germany (and USA)


Model News

Airwork NZ Gains STC for BK117 Glass Cockpit, 07-Nov-16 : New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority (NZCAA) granted supplemental type certificate (STC) to Airwork NZ for its BK117 helicopter Genesys electronic flight instrumentation system (EFIS)

Hiratagakuen Orders First Two BK117D-2, 14-Oct-16 : Japan Aerospace 2016 Airbus Helicopters Japan receives first order for Kawasaki Bk117D2 / H145 by sales agent Hiratagakuen

First Kawasaki BK117C2 to Japan National Police, 23-Mar-16 : Kawasaki Heavy Industries delivered the first BK117 C-2 (EC145) to the Japan National Police Agency. Will be deployed by the Kanagawa and Chiba Prefectural Polices.

Kawasaki BK117C2 to Ehime Prefecture Fire Department, 16-Mar-16 : Kawasaki delivered a BK117C2 (EC145) helicopter to the Ehime Prefecture to replace an older BK117C1. It is the 13th C2 model to be used for firefighting and disaster relief in Japan

BK117C-2 Firefighting Helicopter to Kobe City, 21-Jan-15 : Kawasaki Heavy Industries announced today that it has delivered a BK117C-2 (EC145) helicopter to Kobe City for firefighting and disaster relief.

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Derivatives

ModelYearHistory
BK117A-4
BK117B-1
BK117B-2
BK117C-1
BK117A-1 1982
BK117A-3 1985
BK117C-2 2002 EC.145 built in Japan
BK117D-2 2016 H145 / EC145T2 built in Japan

Organisations

From Organisation with model bk117
1985
japan Keisatsu-chō
    1985/now
japan Fire and Disaster Management Agency
    1985/now
1990
thailand SFS Aviation
    1990/now
1991
japan Japanese Newspapers and News Media
    1991/now
1995
japan Tohoku Air Service
    1995/now
1998
nepal Karnali Air Service
    2 1998/01
new zealand Helicopters Otago
    1998/now
2000
japan Doctor-Heli
    2000/now
2017
japan Hirata Gakuen
    BK117D-2 2017/now
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Construction Numbers on database of bk117 or its versions

4bk117
9bk117a-4
36bk117b-1
8bk117b-2
8bk117c-1
24bk117c-2









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