EASA certificates the EC145 T2 helicopter

Airbus Helicopters EC145 T2 is certified by EASA, allowing deliveries of the helicopter to begin in the third quarter of 2014.
new Helionix cockpit in an EC145 T2 (Credit: Airbus Helicopters - Charles Abarr)

new Helionix cockpit in an EC145 T2 (Credit: Airbus Helicopters – Charles Abarr)

Airbus Helicopters newest aircraft, the EC145 T2 has received its EASA certificate, which will allow deliveries of completed helicopters to be delivered in the third quarter of this year.

Guilliaume Faury, CEO of Airbus Helicopters, said: “The EC145 T2 is setting new standards in its class. This new model features a design to meet and exceed the latest challenging requirements of our customers for mission capability. Our operators will benefit from an unrivalled operational advantage thanks to the perfect combination of airframe, equipment and performance.”

This comes along with the highest level of flight safety by our new Helionix avionics suite.”

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Around 20 EC145 T2 are on the production line. Airbus Helicopters has received orders and options for more than 100 civilian EC145 T2s.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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