Compare Airbus Helicopters H125 vs Airbus Helicopters H135 vs Leonardo SH09

Airbus Helicopters H125
Airbus Helicopters H135
Leonardo SH09
ManufacturerAirbus HelicoptersAirbus HelicoptersLeonardo
Aircraft TypeH125H135SH09
Base Aircraft Price (USD)$3,200,000$6,150,000$3,500,000
Direct Operating Cost$ 627$ 861$627
DOC / nm$ 4.61$ 6.33$4.48
DOC / nm / Seat$ 0.77$ 0.79$0.56
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)136136140
Max Range (nm)341342430
Useful Load (lbs)21893124-
Total Seats698
Cockpit222
Standard Cabin Seats476
Max Cabin Seats576
Min Crew111
Flight Deck (Base Spec)Garmin G500HHelionixEFIS
Flight RulesVFRIFRVFR
CertificationFAA / EASAFAA / EASAIn-Development
OEM VerificationVERIFIEDUn-VerifiedUn-Verified
Max Passengers--7
Weights
MTOW (lbs)496065705842
MTOW External Load (lbs)617265706170
Max External Load (lbs)308626463300
BEW (lbs)28163446-
Useful Load (lbs)21893124-
Fuel Capacity (lbs)8581110-
Useful Load Max Fuel (lbs)15512014-
Dimensions
Rotor Diameter (ft)36.134-
Overall Height (ft)1012.6-
Length (ft)42.533.5-
Cabin Volume (cu. ft)-173-
Engine
No. of Engines121
ManufacturerAirbus HelicoptersAirbus HelicoptersLeonardo
ModelArriel 2DArrius 2B2+HTS 900
Horsepower8476601020
FADECYesYesYes
TBO (hrs)500040005500
Fuel TypeJetFuelJetFuelJetFuel
Fuel Capacity (gal)143--
Avionics
Flight DeckGarmin G500HHelionixEFIS
Flight RulesVFRIFRVFR
Standby InstrumentGyro / AnalogDigital-
Autopilot-3-Axis-
PFD-2-
GPS-1-
AHRS-1-
Transponder11-
VHF Com11-
VHF NAV11-
Cabin
Total Seats698
Cockpit222
Standard Cabin Seats476
Max Cabin Seats576
Min Crew111
Configuration-Green Interior-
Other
Gear TypeHigh SkidsHigh Skids-
Rotorhead3-Blade Articulated4-Blade Articulated-
Tail Rotor2-BladeEnclosed Fenestron-
Performance
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)136136140
Long Range Cruise (Mach)--130
Long Range Cruise (ktas)130130-
Max Speed (Vne)155140155
Max Range (nm)341342430
Range Seats Full (nm)336342-
Endurance (hrs)4.53.6-
Max Climb Rate (fpm)17731560-
Hover IGE (ft)1325013250-
Hover OGE (ft)111507200-
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