BK117

Aircraft type

Data given for the MBB-Kawasaki BK117 C-1 in basic configuration.

Manufacturer MBB-Kawasaki
Aircraft family Helicopter
Engine type Turboshaft
Engine count 2
ICAO code BK17

Technical specifications

Design
Main rotor blades
4
Main rotor count
1
Tail rotor blades
2
Tail rotor count
1
Dimensions
Height
3.36 m
11.02 ft
Length
9.98 m
32.74 ft
Main rotor diameter
11 m
36.09 ft
Tail rotor diameter
1.96 m
6.43 ft
Width
2.71 m
8.89 ft
Fuel
Fuel capacity
697 l
184 us gal
Performance
Service ceiling
18,000 ft
5,490 m
Speed limits
Vne
150 kt
278 km/h / 173 mph
Weight limits
MLW
3,350 kg
7,385 lb
MTOW
3,350 kg
7,385 lb