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  • Airbus Helicopters H145 / BK117D3

    Derived from H145 / EC145T2
    5 Bladed H145D3
    2019










    Airbus Helicopters H145 / BK117D3

    First announced at Heli-Expo 2019 in Atlanta, the Bk117D3 is based on the EC145T2 / Bk117D2 with its Safran Arriel 2E engines, full authority digital engine control (FADEC) and the Helionix digital avionics suite with a 4-axis autopilot.

    The Bk117D3 has a new five-bladed main rotor which increase the useful load of the helicopter by 150 kg / 330 lbs and a wireless Airborne Communication System (wACS), allowing seamless and secure transmission of data generated by the helicopter in-flight and in real-time.

    EASA certification achieved on June 2020 clearing the way for customer deliveries starting right after. Launch customer was the Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation





    Derivatives & Versions


    ModelYearHistory
    UH-72B Lakota 2020 Lakota military variant based on the H145/Bk117D3 five-bladed helicopter with Fenestron tail rotor, Helionix avionics suite and more powerful A ...
    H145M / BK117D3M 2022 The new version of the H145M is based on the 5-bladed H145D3


    List of Operators of Airbus Helicopters H145 / BK117D3


    From Organisation with model H145 / BK117D3
    2019
    germany Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH
        2019/   
    2020
    belgium NHV
        2020/   
    ireland Milestone Aviation
        2020/   
    norway Norsk Luftambulanse
        2020/   
    sweden Scandinavian AirAmbulance
        2020/   
    2021
    argentina Helicopteros Marinos
        2021/   
    canada Ascent Helicopters
        2021/   
    canada Canadian Ambulance Services
        2021/   
    france Sécurité Civile
        2021/   
    germany Luftwaffe
        2021/   
    germany ADAC Luftrettung
        2021/   
    germany Helicopter Travel Munich
        2021/   
    germany DRF Luftrettung
        2021/   
    italy Babcock Italia
        2021/   
    ukraine Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine
        2021/   
    usa Airbus Helicopters Inc
        UH-72B Lakota 2021/   
    usa US Army Aviation
        UH-72B Lakota 2021/   
    2022
    france Babcock France
        2022/   
    france SAMU
        2022/   
    saudi arabia The Helicopter Company
        2022/   
    switzerland REGA
        2022/   
    united kingdom UK Air Ambulances
        2022/   
    2023
    cyprus Ethniki Froura
        H145M / BK117D3M 2023
    germany Landespolizei
        2023
    2025
    germany Heeresflieger
        H145M / BK117D3M 2025
    Construction Numbers on database of H145 / BK117D3 or its versions

    62bk117d3






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