Kawasaki Heavy Industries bk117

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)

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.

BK117C-2 Disaster Relief Helicopter for Ehime Prefecture, 14-Oct-14 : Kawasaki Heavy Industries announced that the Ehime Prefectural Government has signed a deal for the latest Kawasaki BK117C-2 (EC145) helicopter

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Derivatives & Versions


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

List of Operators of Kawasaki Heavy Industries bk117


From Organisation with model bk117
1985
japan Fire and Disaster Management Agency
    1985/   
japan Keisatsu-chō
    1985/   
1990
thailand SFS Aviation
    1990/   
1991
japan Japanese Newspapers and News Media
    1991/   
1995
japan Tohoku Air Service
    1995/   
1998
nepal Karnali Air Service
    2 1998/01
new zealand Helicopters Otago
    1998/   
2000
japan Doctor-Heli
    2000/   
Unknown!
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australia Australia Police
australia Australia Air Ambulances
new zealand New Zealand Rescue Helicopters
taiwan Sunrise Airlines
Construction Numbers on database of bk117 or its versions

4bk117
9bk117a-4
37bk117b-1
8bk117b-2
8bk117c-1
24bk117c-2