EC130 Limits

  1. MAUW?
    2427 kgs or 5350 lbs
  2. MAUW ext load?
    2800 kgs with 1160 kgs max load
  3. Min AUW?
    1500 kgs or 3307 lbs
  4. Min crew?
    1 x pilot left seat
  5. Max pax?
    6
  6. Vne?
    155 kts reducing by 3 kts/1000 ft
  7. Vne in auto?
    125 kts reducing by 3 kts / 1000 ft
  8. Auto IAS?
    65 kts
  9. Vy?
    70 kts
  10. Max IAS with ext load?
    80 kts
  11. Slope limits?
    6 deg NU and ND, 8 deg sideways
  12. Vne with TRAKKA?
    135 kts NB 50 ft
  13. Vne opening left rear door?
    70 kts
  14. Restriction in flight with rt hand rear door?
    Can't be opened or closed in flight
  15. Vne left rear door locked open?
    80 kts
  16. Sideways Vne?
    30 kts
  17. Rearwards Vne?
    30 kts
  18. Start / stop wing limits?
    40 kts OR 50 kts if within 30deg of heading
  19. Prohibited flight manoeuvres?
    • Aerobatics
    • Flt in falling snow, freezing rain or ice
    • Don't exit aircraft with rotors turning
    • Nil twist grip reduction in flight except if training
  20. Types of allowed flight operations?
    Day and night VFR only
  21. Vne with rear left door off?
    110 kts
  22. What ADs should you check before start?
    Cracking around front centre window and rear baggage doors locked closed
  23. What must you do after each flight regarding an AD?
    Check the front centre window for cracking then stamp off in aircraft log to say it's done
  24. FLI limits?
    • MCP 9.6
    • Takeoff 9.6 - 10 (<40kts if TQ limited, 5 min if T4 or Ng limited)
    • Transient 10 - 10.4 (5 sec)
    • NB/ No P2 bleed use above MCP
  25. Tq limits?
    • MCP 92.7%
    • Takeoff 92.7 - 100% <40 kts
    • Transient 100 - 104% (5 sec)
    • NB/ No time limit on take off power
  26. Ng limits?
    • Min 67%
    • MCP 97.1%
    • Takeoff 97.1 - 101.1%
    • Transient 101.1 - 102.3% 5 sec
  27. T4 limits?
    • Start:
    • 750°(red line ) - 865°(red tri) 10 sec

    • Normal op:
    • MCP 849°
    • Takeoff 849°(amber) - 915°(red line) 5 min
    • Transient 915° - 941° for 20 sec (red tri)
  28. When does the Nr horn sound?
    • Low Nr - 360 rpm
    • High Nr - 410 rpm
  29. Nr limits?
    • Normal - 375 to 405 rpm
    • Min pwr off - 320
    • Max pwr off - 430
  30. Rotor brake application?
    • 170 rpm per RFM
    • 140 rpm per Babcock
  31. Nf limits?
    • Normal - 349 to 418
    • MCP - 418
    • Transient - 450 for 5 sec
  32. Is there TXMSN limits?
    They are not displayed in the cockpit. You will only receive a warning on the caution warning panel when temp or pressures are exceeded.
  33. Eng oil temp limits?
    • Amber: -10° to 0° Caution range
    • Red line: 115° Max temp
  34. Eng oil pressure limits?
    • Amber lines - Caution range
    • Red lines - min and max limits
  35. Electrical cct limits?
    • Max voltage: 31.5v (26 - 29v)
    • Max current: 150A or 200A if starter gen fitted
  36. Forbidden manoeuvres?
    • Aerobatics
    • Flt under falling snow
    • Flt in freezing rain or icing conditions
    • In flt twist grip manipulation unless training or emergency
    • Pilot exit aircraft with rotors turning
  37. Min and max temp?
    • Min -40°
    • Max ISA +35° (or +50°)
  38. Maneuvering limit?
    Don't exceed load factor causing LIMIT caution light to illuminate
  39. Mandatory equipment?
    • Min 2 radios/audio headsets on helicopter
    • 1 for pilot and 1 spare
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Whitto82
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EC130 Limits
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EC130 Limits
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