The twin-engined EC135's high endurance and extended range allow operators to meet any mission requirement. It can carry more payloads over longer distances than any twin-engine aircraft in its class, and offers excellent OEI performance even in hot climatic conditions and at high altitudes. Quiet and cheaper to operate than any other twin-engine helicopter in its class, the aircraft is also equipped with safety equipment such as energy-absorbing fuselage and passenger and crew seats, along with crash-resistant fuel cells.
EC135 passengers enjoy an exceptionally fast, smooth ride, thanks to its bearing less main rotor and innovative Fenestron® tail rotor system. The EC135's high set main rotor and the shrouded tail rotor enhance safety for passengers and ground crews. The oversized side-sliding doors enable passengers to easily board and exit. In addition, the helicopter's rear clamshell doors make luggage storage simple.
The EC135 offers comfortable, classic surroundings. Genuine materials such as real wood and leather combined with highly accurate production methods ensure a lightweight interior that maximizes the helicopter's range. The elegant interior design with stylish seats and cabinets creates an exclusive ambience. This configuration can comfortably accommodate up to six passengers plus a pilot, providing ample legroom space. Roomy, leather-upholstered seats are standard and make this an ultra-chic and comfortable flight experience. The EC135 also offers unsurpassed external visibility during flights so passengers can sit back and soak up the extraordinary view. And with its low noise and vibration levels, making the atmosphere even more ideal.
The EC135 seats 5 passengers in the passenger hold/cabin in a 2 > 3 passengers facing each other configuration. There is a single passenger seat in the cockpit next to the pilot for the 6th passenger.