The modern EC120 is a quiet and comfortable five seat helicopter, designed to provide mission flexibility. With low operating costs and outstanding performance, it is one of the most efficient – and therefore cheapest – helicopters in its class. Usual passenger configuration consists of 4 in line passengers in the main cabin with 1 passenger sitting in the front alongside the pilot. The AS350B3 has a cruise of 132 knots with a maximum speed of 155 knots. Range is 357 nautical miles with a operating service ceiling of 15,000ft.