BK117 D-2 Helicopter
(Airbus Helicopters Model:H145)
Achieves the quietest helicopter in its class, providing
outstanding hovering performance and longer service life
The introduction of a new tail rotor system and other features contributes to the reduction of external noise, and environmental performance throughout the life cycle is also greatly enhanced, including longer service life through a significantly extended overhaul interval. Also, the increased main gearbox rating contributes to improve energy efficiency by 18%.
The introduction of a new tail rotor system and other features achieves the quietest helicopter in its class. In addition, the introduction of a high-power engine and improved main gearbox greatly enhances hovering performance, making this helicopter suitable for multipurpose missions such as firefighting, disaster relief, law enforcement, emergency medical service, TV broadcasting, and passenger transport.