New Eurocopter has first flight
PUBLISHED: 16:04 20 December 2012 | UPDATED: 12:18 08 January 2013
Eurocopter's EC175 has successfully made its maiden flight.
Eurocopter’s EC175 has successfully made its maiden flight.
Eurocopter pilot Augustin Dupuis made the flight at the company’s headquarters in Marignane, France.
The company says that the EC175 has a recommended cruise speed of 150kts, and a maximum cruise speed of 165kts, with low vibration levels.
The first EC175 version to receive airworthiness certification will be designed for the oil and gas market.