German Air Force H145M Helicopter

The H145M – that’s the new helicopter of the German Air Force. It’s light and easily maneuverable, suitable for urban terrain. It’s task: to bring the Special Forces of the Bundeswehr, such as KSK or KSM, into position. The Helicopters painting is hardly to see at night, which also support the helicopters capabilities for special forces operations. Two 770-hp turbines bring the helicopter up to a speed of over 260 km/h, the range is over 600 kilometers. Military variants of the helicopter have also been produced under various designations, such as Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) UH-72 Lakota and AAS-72X , and have been used for training, logistics, medical evacuation, reconnaissance, light attack, and troop-transport operations.
The Airbus Helicopters H145 Eurocopter (EC145) is a twin-engine light utility helicopter developed and manufactured by Eurocopter, which was rebranded as Airbus Helicopters in 2014. Originally referred to as the BK 117 C2, the H145 is based upon the MBB/Kawasaki BK 117 C1, which became a part of the combined Eurocopter line-up in 1992 with the merger of Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm’s helicopter division of Daimler-Benz and the helicopter division of Aérospatiale-Matra to form Eurocopter.
The H145 is a twin-engine aircraft and can carry up to nine passengers along with two crew, depending on customer configuration. The helicopter is marketed for passenger transport, corporate transport, emergency medical services (EMS), search and rescue, parapublic and utility roles. In 2014, the EC145 was rebranded as the H145 by Airbus Helicopters. Military variants of the helicopter have also been produced under various designations, such as H145 or UH-72, and have been used for training, logistics, medical evacuation, reconnaissance, light attack, and troop-transport operations.

German Air Force H145M Helicopter

German Air Force H145M Helicopter

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