The turbine helicopter Eurocopter EC130 is a single engine wide body variant of the AS350 B3. The aircraft is powered by a Turbomeca Arriel 2B1 turboshaft engine. The cruise speed is 240 km/h (130 knots, 150 mph) and the helicopter should never exceed a speed of 287 km/h (155 knots, 178 mph). The EC130 has the capacity for one crew member and six passengers. The empty weight is 3036 lb and the maximum takeoff weight is 5351 lb.