2019


Airbus H145D3

Derived from H145D2 / EC145T2

Bk117D3, 5 Bladed H145





Airbus H145D3

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 Version 8 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

The Bk117D-3 , like all previous Bk117 variants, is also assembled in Japan by Kawasaki



  Derivatives & Versions of H145D3


ModelYearHistory
UH-72B Lakota

2020
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
2022 The new version of the H145M is based on the 5-bladed H145D3


  List of Operators of H145D3


Years Model Org
2019-    germany Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH
2020-    belgium NHV
2020-    ireland Milestone Aviation
2020-    norway Norsk Luftambulanse
2020-    sweden Scandinavian AirAmbulance
2021-    argentina Helicopteros Marinos
2021-    canada Ascent Helicopters
2021-    canada Canadian Ambulance Services
2021-    france Sécurité Civile
2021-    germany Helicopter Travel Munich
2021-    germany Luftwaffe
2021-    germany ADAC Luftrettung
2021-    germany DRF Luftrettung
2021-    italy Avincis
2021-    ukraine Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine
2021-    UH-72B Lakota usa Airbus Helicopters Inc
2021-    UH-72B Lakota usa US Army Aviation
2022-    france SAMU
2022-    france Babcock France
2022-    mexico Transportes Aereos Pegaso
2022-    saudi arabia The Helicopter Company
2022-    switzerland REGA
2022-    switzerland Loft Dynamics
2022-    united kingdom UK Air Ambulances
2023-    australia Australia Police
2023-    chile Ecocopter
2023-    H145M / BK117D3M cyprus Ethniki Froura
2023-    germany Landespolizei
2023-    italy EliFriulia
2023-    luxembourg Luxembourg Air Rescue
2023-    united kingdom Starspeed Ltd
2024-    H145M / BK117D3M brunei darussalam Tentera Udara Diraja Brunei
2024-    france Gendarmerie Nationale
2024-    ireland LCI Aviation
2024-    lithuania Valstybes Sienos Apsaugos Tarnyba
2025 H145M / BK117D3M germany Heeresflieger
2025 united kingdom Royal Air Force
2026 H145M / BK117D3M belgium Federale Politie / Police Fédérale
2026 H145M / BK117D3M belgium Luchtcomponent



  Global Distribution of H145D3



168h145d3
3H145M / BK117D3M
18uh-72b





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