The EC130B4 is an intermediate single-engine helicopter tailored for passenger transportation, sightseeing and VIP duties.
The Safran Arriel 2D turbine engine includes a new generation dual-channel full authority digital engine control (FADEC) system with a third independent and automatic back-up channel.
- Origin : France
- Manufacturer : Airbus Helicopters
- Configuration : Leather seats, Air Condition
- Crew: 1 Pilot / 2 Pilots
- Capacity : 6 / 5 Passengers
- Cruise Speed : 120 kn – 220 km/h
- Engine : Safran Arriel 2D (with FADEC)
The EC130 is a member of Airbus’ Ecureuil family, which represents 42 percent of Airbus’ in-service fleet and has accumulated more than 332 million flight hours worldwide.
As a multi-role rotorcraft, the EC130 has a spacious cabin for one pilot and up to six passengers.
As the quietest helicopter on the market in its category, the EC130’s Fenestron® shrouded tail rotor and automatic variable rotor speed control contribute to its significantly reduced external sound level.