Airbus Helicopters EC175: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Helicopter Guide

Eurocopter H175

The EC175 is built by Airbus Helicopters (formerly Eurocopter) and by AVIC as the Z-15

The helicopter is now being delivered to the first customers, it will be mainly used by the oil & gas industry to transport personnel to offshore platforms.

Missions: Search and Rescue, Offshore, Executive, EMS, Corporate

First delivery: 2014

World fleet: Two prototypes

Category: Twin Engine


Maximum speed (Vne): 170 kts 315 km/hr

Maximum cruise speed (Vh): 154 kts 285 km/hr

Hover ceiling, In-Ground Effect (TOP):  ? ft ? m

Hover ceiling, Out-of-Ground Effect (TOP): ? ft ? m

Service ceiling: 19,685 ft 6,000 m


Maximum takeoff gross weight: 15,433 lb 7,000 kg

Passengers (crew): 16 (two pilots)