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AIRBUS/EUROCOPTER EC 145 Price and Operating Costs


The AIRBUS/EUROCOPTER EC 145, production in 2001 – to present, requires a two man crew and can be configured in 8 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 18,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 131 knots/151 MPH, and a 267 NM/307 SM seats-full range. The AIRBUS/EUROCOPTER EC 145 has a 00′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 00′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 04’02” cabin high, 05’06” cabin wide, and 07’05” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 47.00 ft^3; 47.00 ft^3 being internal and N/A ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft AIRBUS/EUROCOPTER EC 145 is $4,900,000.00. A $2,450,000.00 loan over 10 years including $10208.33 per month in interest equates to a $122,852.10 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $4.25 per-gallon, the AIRBUS/EUROCOPTER EC 145 has total variable costs of $493,650.00, total fixed costs of $299,527.50, and hypothetical summary cost of $793,177.50. How much does it cost to fly: $1,762.62 per hour.

Maximal total range:
267 NM / 307 SM
Cruise speed:
131 knots / 151 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
8 people


Flying 450 Hours per Year
Owner-operated hours 450
Charter-operated hours
Fuel Cost per-gallon $4.25
Fixed operation and maintenance cost $299,527.50
Variable operation and maintenance cost $493,650.00
How much does a helicopter cost per year $793,177.50
Cost per hour $1,762.62

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