Era’s modern, diverse and technologically advanced fleet includes a wide array of heavy, medium, light twin and single engine helicopters to suit almost any need. Era’s helicopters are outfitted with the latest performance enhancing technology and maintained to the highest standards.
Sikorsky S92 GWE
The Sikorsky S92 helicopter is the most advanced aircraft in Sikorsky’s civil product line, certified to the most stringent safety requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The helicopter’s advanced health and usage monitoring system sets a new level of reliability and enables cutting-edge fleet management services. With seating for 19 passengers, the aircraft has Gross Weight Expansion (GWE) applied which increases the max takeoff weight to 27,700 lb.
The new state-of-the-art 8 tonne class Leonardo AW189 is designed for All Weather Day and Night, VFR/IFR certified, and operates seamlessly in the harsh conditions prevalent in offshore operations. The spacious cabin is configured with 16 passenger seats. Next Generation avionics expands further operational capabilities, contributing to safety by enhancing situational awareness and reducing crew workload. Exceeding the most recent FAA and EASA Part 29 safety requirements and the stringent safety needs of the Oil and Gas industry, the AW189 is the helicopter of choice for demanding operations.
The AgustaWestland AW139 is one of the most modern and efficient helicopters in the world. The AW139 provides unparalleled mission flexibility and passenger comfort with seating for 12. This state-of-the-art aircraft is equipped with the latest safety features and sets the standard for its class. The AW139 is engineered to the highest safety standards with energy-absorbing landing gear, fuselage and seats designed to meet the rigorous JAR/FAR 29 standards. The cockpit features excellent visibility, redundant flight systems and Honeywell digital avionics reducing pilot workload. The AW139 delivers Category A (Class 1) performance from the helipad at Maximum Gross Weight, allowing continued flight in the event of an engine failure.
The Sikorsky S76 C++ is a twin engine, 12-passenger, IFR-certified helicopter featuring higher speeds, greater range and a smoother ride. This reliable helicopter is capable of carrying cargo and passengers offshore, day or night, and in instrument weather conditions. The S76 C++ is powered by 2 Turbomeca Arriel 2S2 engines rated at 923 shp for takeoff, 853 shp max continuous operation, and 2 minute power of 956 shp. The C++ model offers power advantage over the A++ and C+ models with additional power for single-engine, emergency operation.
The Bell 212 is the twin-engine civilian version of the highly successful U.S. Army “Huey” helicopter. In the standard Era configuration it provides seating for 11 passengers with ample cargo space. This helicopter is considered a workhorse in remote field operations with exceptional versatility in cargo external load and precision long line vertical reference. Era’s aircraft all have increased take off power “HP” modifications and the latest in new technology avionics, safety upgrades and performance enhancements. The 212 is well versed in hot and high-altitude conditions and available in both IFR and VFR configurations, to include Night Vision Goggle (NVG) capable.
The Airbus EC135P2+e provides an outstanding work environment. The interior seating can be easily configured for either 4 or 6 passengers. The EC135P2+e aerodynamic fuselage, constructed from the latest composite technologies, contributes to this helicopter’s excellent speed and range. Its unique bearingless main rotor and innovative low-noise Fenestron tail rotor system offers outstanding maneuverability as well as an exceptionally smooth and quiet ride. “Phase modulation” by unequal blade spacing makes Fenestron sound “pleasant.” The “e” model is an upgrade to the P2+ that adds 88 lb of payload capacity.
AgustaWestland A109e Power
The AgustaWestland A109E Power is a twin-engine, high-speed, high-productivity helicopter well-suited for the demanding offshore mission. Configured for 7 passengers, the A109E Power is the fastest helicopter in its class and is single-pilot IFR certified. The A109E Power’s reliability is assured by a fully separated fuel system supplying its twin engines, plus a dual hydraulic boost system, dual electrical system and redundant lubrication and cooling systems for the main transmission and engines. An air oil absorber for each wheeled type landing gear leg increases the crashworthiness and shipdeck operational capabilities.
The Airbus BO105 is a durable 4-5 passenger helicopter that offers a valuable combination of rugged versatility, large rear-loading cargo area, and twin-engine safety.
AgustaWestland A119 (Koala) and AW119 MKII (KE)
The AgustaWestland AW119 (Koala) is a high-performance helicopter configured for 7 passengers. With the latest technology, enhanced stability augmentation system, and state-of-the-art safety features, the AW119 will outperform all aircraft in its class. The AgustaWestland AW119 MKII is the newest variant, with a payload increase of 286 lb, enhanced landing gear and main rotor blades. With its single Pratt & Whitney PT6B-37A Electronic Engine Control (EEC) turbine engine, the AW119 (Koala) performs far beyond the operational envelopes of many other single-turbine helicopters.
Airbus AS350 B2 (A-Star)
The Airbus AS350 B2 (A-Star) is a helicopter in the proven A-Star line configured for 5 passengers. The A-Star combines safety and comfort with speed and performance. Its composite technology and modern design provide outstanding capability with lower operating costs.
The maneuverability of the AS350B2 (A-Star), together with superior visibility with all seats facing forward and low vibration level, mean your mission will be as comfortable as it is productive. The cost effective, popular A-Star is powered with a Turbomeca Arriel 1D1 engine and is a true multi-mission workhorse known for outstanding performance. With high performance, ease of flight, and sling capacity of more than 2,555 lb, the A-Star is the most user-friendly helicopter in its class.
Specialized Mission Helicopters
Era maintains specialized mission helicopters and can custom-tailor helicopters to meet your needs. Era offers helicopters in a search and rescue (SAR) configuration, emergency response services configuration to support air medical operations, de-icing capabilities and a host of specialized features to service utility and firefighting needs.
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