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This is an model of the '''Eurocopter EC135 P2''', a light twin-engine, multi-mission [[helicopter]].
|name =Eurocopter EC135
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|type =Helicopter
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|status =v0.2
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|authors =Heiko Schulz, Maik Justus, Melchior Franz
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The EC 135 descends from the MBB Bo 108. The Bo 108 was a demonstration prototype for fly-by-wire and has it's descent from the famous Bo 105.
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When the Eurocopter company was founded, the Bo 108 came with. Eurocopter decided that there was a marketplace for such a helicopter and the development went on. From the French partners it got the fenestron, from MBB the hingeless rotor. The fenestron makes it very hard for dangerous situations in the range of the tail rotor and reduces the noise level about 50% to other helicopters. That's why the EC 135 is a highly recommended helicopter for EMS and the police, especially in Europe but also in the USA, Japan and other states.
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== Introduction ==
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=EC135 P2 in FGAddon=
This is an model of the '''Eurocopter EC135''', a light twin-engine, multi-mission [[helicopter]].  
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This model for FlightGear simulates the EC135 P2, an older version which has been replaced later by the EC135 P2+. Since late autumn 2014 the current produced version of the EC135 by Airbus Helicopters is the much more powerful EC135 P3/T3
  
Eurocopter has two version of it: the EC 135 P2i and the EC 135 T2i
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[[File:EC135 P2 Cockpit.jpg|thumb|270px|(02/27/2013) EC135 P2 photorealistic Cockpit with analog flight instruments.  
P2 stands for the PRATT and WHITNEY PW 206B2 turbine engine with 743 PS (horsepower).
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Overhead panel and many other details done as well as some important center pedestal avionics. Unfortunately the GNS430 and GTX430 are not working yet. Now it needs to connect the switches to the electrical system. FDM is finally tuned to POH and matches climbrates AEO and OEI and airspeed in about 90% all of conditions. :-) ]]
T2 stands for TURBOMECA Arrius 2B2 turbine engine with 706 PS.
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The EC 135 descends from the MBB Bo 108. The Bo 108 was a demonstration prototype for fly-by-wire and has it's descend from the famous Bo 105.
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When the Eurocopter company was founded, the Bo 108 came with.
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Eurocopter decided that there was a marcetplace for such a helicopter and the developement went on.
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From the french partners it got the fenestron, from MBB the hingeless rotor.
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The fenestron makes it very hard for dangerous situations in the range of the tail rotor and reduces the noise level about 50% to other helicopters
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That's why the EC 135 is a vey recommanded helicopter for EMS and the police, especially in Europe but in the USA, Japan and other states too.
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==Developement repositories==
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Developement takes place at [https://github.com/HHS81/ec135 Github]; when milestones or other important steps had been taken, [https://sourceforge.net/p/flightgear/fgaddon/HEAD/tree/trunk/Aircraft/ec135/ FGAddon] will regularly  updated
  
The models Includes the german ADAC version, the austrian ÖAMTC version and the EC135-prototype version as default
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==Development status/Features:==
  
== Development status/Issues/Todo ==
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* new 3d-model more accurate and detailed, single-livery-texture-file
[[Image:Ec135 in the air.jpg|thumb|right|400px|EC 135 in ADAC livery takes off; see [[Flying the helicopter]] ]]
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* latest shader (bumpspec-reflection and glasshader)
=== Actual version: v.0.4 (in CVS and in upcoming FGFS1.99.5)===
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* realistic startup
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* new, much more accurate fdm matching 90% of Pilot Operations Handbook values AEO, OEI and Airspeed
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* matching tech reports in flight handling 
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* more different configurations possible- lowskid, midskid and highskid, different sandfilter, different radomes etc...
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* analog dual and single IFR panel available and selectable  with photorealistic textures
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* influence of configurations on weight and CoG based on Pilot Operations Handbook
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* many different liveries by Sanni, D-ECHO and me!
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* and of course completely Rembrandt compatible!
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* Sounds remastered
  
This is a complete rebuild of the ec135 with a much better exterior
 
model It is currently a work in progress, so a lots of things can be
 
broken now, but it should be not worser to fly than in the last version.
 
  
* complete new exterior with added antennas and other mounting parts(search lights, cameras)
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==Todo/Expected ==
* glas shader with fresnel effect
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* Autostart, more accurate simulation of the systems (hydraulic, ....)
* variants changing over mp
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* emergency float simulation
* better texture mapping so it should be easy to make your own livery
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* Sound needs a bit work on the "exhaust sound" and the aural warning system must be done (soundfiles mostly complete)
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* making CAD and VEMD and the most important systems working (Canvas)
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* different selectable interiors influencing weight HEMS modelled, VIP and Utility(Police)
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* Digital Dual and Single IFR Panel
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* conversion to EC 635 (needs some changes on exterior and interior model)
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* conversion to EC 135 P3 (longer rotorblades, no endplates, smaller tailbumper, new IBF, more powerful engines = more lift, more power! )
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* seperate AI model to keep mp-users happy
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* and more to come....
  
Currently in Progress at this date:
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==Issues==
* replacing the panels and adding the digital version with a nearly photorealistic one!
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* no autosart yet (}-key isn't working)
* adding the overhead
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* no emergency float simulation yet
* making it all clickable and working from the cockpit
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* better interior : EMS and VIP-version
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* remade D-HECZ-Livery
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* mapped ec135 with D-HECZ-Livery
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* added ADAC Chr. 23-Livery made with photorealistic parts like Fenestron and Logos- still some things missing like lines
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* added phtorealistic textures to exhaust and rails
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* adding and finishing the missing liveries like the OEAMTC, G-SASA, Bavarian Police
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* adding the high skid model
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=== Actual version: v.0.2 ===
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== Livery List==
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* German Bundespolizei
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* Air Zermatt
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* ÖAMTC (without any markings)
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* ADAC D-HDEC ( The real one after this model is made)
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* ADAC D-HDAC
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* DRF D-HYYY (First ever EC135 rescue helicopter in service)
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* Polizei Brandenburg
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* Polizei Bayern
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* Marine Fluggeschwader 5
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* DRF (German Flightrescue)- Thanks to DRF for supporting Sanni making this livery!
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* French Gendarmerie
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* Lifeflight
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* BMI (Federal Ministry for Interior) - Rescue helicopter
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* Polisen (Swedish Police)
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* Luftambulans
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* Police Hamburg
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* Police Innsbruck (Austrian Police)
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* Primer Colors (that's how the EC135 looks without any paint)
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* SHS (Austrian Rescue Helicopter based in Kufstein, Zell am See, Kaltenbach...)
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* Suffolk Police
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* VLL
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* White Default
  
* fully new made 3D-model - matching real good to the real one
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== Gallery ==
* improved interior with stick and pedals
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<gallery mode=packed>
* changed variants: ADAC Chr. 31 "Berlin", D-HECZ "second prototype", ÖAMTC Christopherus 1
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EC135 Swedish Police.jpg|New EC135 - "Swedish Police" made by Sanni
* improved cockpit with half analog IFR-panel
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EC135 Air Zermatt.jpg|New EC135 - "Air Zermatt" by Sanni
* HSI is now working, working VOR
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EC135 P2 "Air Zermatt" near Matterhorn.jpg|EC135 P2 "Air Zermatt" near Matterhorn
* GSDI selectable
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EC135 P2 above some ground haze.jpg|EC135 P2 above volumetric ground haze in Washington
* improved and more detailed main rotor with incidence animation
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</gallery>
* Fenestron now with the correct configuration of the blades: 1-4-1-4
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* dynamic flight model now with the correct position of the CG
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* added frontlight, retractable landinglight, strobes with the correct frequency, beacon with the correct frequency
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* rotor brake system now working
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To-Do:
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== External link ==
* adding antennas and other mounting parts (search lights, cameras)
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[http://www.airbushelicopters.com www.airbushelicopters.com]
* fully clickable [[cockpit]] (half-analog and digital)
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* complete light function
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* variants with radardome
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* variants with high-skid
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* much more (international)variants!
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* realistic dynamic flight model
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* mainrotors much more detailed
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* animation of the fenestron blades (incidence)
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* sound still could be improved
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* adding pilots figures
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=== Actual version: v.0.1 ===
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{{Eurocopter}}
  
* first 3d-model of an ec135
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[[fr:Eurocopter EC135]]
* first try of an ec135-flight dynamic model
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* livery changing
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* two version: ADAC and Bavarian Police
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* first version of the half analog cockpit
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* doors to open
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To-Do:
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* better quality of the 3d-model
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* full mainrotor animation
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* better Fenestron
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* improve cockpit, implementing a working HSI
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* clean up the xml-files
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* improve soundsystem
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* realistic dynamic flight model
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* selectable GSDI
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* implementing rotor brake system
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* more variants
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== External links ==
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[http://www.eurocopter.de www.eurocopter.de]
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=== Related lists ===
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* [[Aircraft]]
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* [[Aircraft Todo]]
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[[Category:Aircraft]]
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[[Category:Helicopters]]
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[[Category:Aircraft TODO]]
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Latest revision as of 15:33, 27 October 2017

Eurocopter EC135
FGAddon
Ec135.png
Type Helicopter
Propulsion Twin-engine aircraft
Manufacturer Eurocopter
Author(s)
  • Heiko Schulz (whole 3d, fdm, textures, config)
  • Maik Justus (basic fdm, advice)
  • Melchior Franz (basic nasal)
  • Oliver Thurau (particles)
  • sanni (pilot animation)
  • f-sig (instrument enhancements)
  • Sebastian Dietrich (electrical, fuel system, GTX330, FLI, FADEC)
FDM YASim
--aircraft= ec135p2
Status Production
 FDM Stars-4.png
 Systems Stars-3.png
 Cockpit Stars-5.png
 Model Stars-5.png
Development
 Website The website for the Eurocopter EC135 developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Eurocopter EC135.
Download Download the Eurocopter EC135 aircraft package for the current stable release (2018.3).
Liveries Browse the FlightGear livery database for the Eurocopter EC135.
License GPLv2+

This is an model of the Eurocopter EC135 P2, a light twin-engine, multi-mission helicopter.

The EC 135 descends from the MBB Bo 108. The Bo 108 was a demonstration prototype for fly-by-wire and has it's descent from the famous Bo 105. When the Eurocopter company was founded, the Bo 108 came with. Eurocopter decided that there was a marketplace for such a helicopter and the development went on. From the French partners it got the fenestron, from MBB the hingeless rotor. The fenestron makes it very hard for dangerous situations in the range of the tail rotor and reduces the noise level about 50% to other helicopters. That's why the EC 135 is a highly recommended helicopter for EMS and the police, especially in Europe but also in the USA, Japan and other states.

EC135 P2 in FGAddon

This model for FlightGear simulates the EC135 P2, an older version which has been replaced later by the EC135 P2+. Since late autumn 2014 the current produced version of the EC135 by Airbus Helicopters is the much more powerful EC135 P3/T3

(02/27/2013) EC135 P2 photorealistic Cockpit with analog flight instruments. Overhead panel and many other details done as well as some important center pedestal avionics. Unfortunately the GNS430 and GTX430 are not working yet. Now it needs to connect the switches to the electrical system. FDM is finally tuned to POH and matches climbrates AEO and OEI and airspeed in about 90% all of conditions. :-)

Developement repositories

Developement takes place at Github; when milestones or other important steps had been taken, FGAddon will regularly updated

Development status/Features:

  • new 3d-model more accurate and detailed, single-livery-texture-file
  • latest shader (bumpspec-reflection and glasshader)
  • realistic startup
  • new, much more accurate fdm matching 90% of Pilot Operations Handbook values AEO, OEI and Airspeed
  • matching tech reports in flight handling
  • more different configurations possible- lowskid, midskid and highskid, different sandfilter, different radomes etc...
  • analog dual and single IFR panel available and selectable with photorealistic textures
  • influence of configurations on weight and CoG based on Pilot Operations Handbook
  • many different liveries by Sanni, D-ECHO and me!
  • and of course completely Rembrandt compatible!
  • Sounds remastered


Todo/Expected

  • Autostart, more accurate simulation of the systems (hydraulic, ....)
  • emergency float simulation
  • Sound needs a bit work on the "exhaust sound" and the aural warning system must be done (soundfiles mostly complete)
  • making CAD and VEMD and the most important systems working (Canvas)
  • different selectable interiors influencing weight HEMS modelled, VIP and Utility(Police)
  • Digital Dual and Single IFR Panel
  • conversion to EC 635 (needs some changes on exterior and interior model)
  • conversion to EC 135 P3 (longer rotorblades, no endplates, smaller tailbumper, new IBF, more powerful engines = more lift, more power! )
  • seperate AI model to keep mp-users happy
  • and more to come....

Issues

  • no autosart yet (}-key isn't working)
  • no emergency float simulation yet

Livery List

  • German Bundespolizei
  • Air Zermatt
  • ÖAMTC (without any markings)
  • ADAC D-HDEC ( The real one after this model is made)
  • ADAC D-HDAC
  • DRF D-HYYY (First ever EC135 rescue helicopter in service)
  • Polizei Brandenburg
  • Polizei Bayern
  • Marine Fluggeschwader 5
  • DRF (German Flightrescue)- Thanks to DRF for supporting Sanni making this livery!
  • French Gendarmerie
  • Lifeflight
  • BMI (Federal Ministry for Interior) - Rescue helicopter
  • Polisen (Swedish Police)
  • Luftambulans
  • Police Hamburg
  • Police Innsbruck (Austrian Police)
  • Primer Colors (that's how the EC135 looks without any paint)
  • SHS (Austrian Rescue Helicopter based in Kufstein, Zell am See, Kaltenbach...)
  • Suffolk Police
  • VLL
  • White Default

Gallery

External link

www.airbushelicopters.com