Founded in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1987 as a subsidiary of VIH Aviation Group, Cougar Helicopters is now a St. Johns based commercial helicopter company servicing offshore oil and gas fields off the coast of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.
Cougar has permanent facilities in St. Johns and Halifax. As of 2011 they use an all Sikorsky fleet of S-61N, S-76, and S-92 helicopters.
Bristow Celebrating 60 years, 19-Jun-15 : Bristow is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a look back on the historic events that helped create one of the world’s largest civilian helicopter companies.
|Cougar Helicopters NVG qualified, 30-May-13 : Bedford, Texas - Night Flight Concepts, the leading provider of night vision solutions, is pleased to announce it completed the Initial Pilot Qualification and NVG Instructor Pilot training for Cougar Helicopters.|
|VIH Aviation Group sign for 4 S-92 to be used by Cougar, 24-Feb-08 : HOUSTON, Texas - In a ceremony today at Heli-Expo, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and VIH Aviation Group Ltd. celebrated the recent signing of contracts to provide four additional S-92® helicopters to support offshore oil operations. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), of Hartford, Conn., USA.|
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| 24-May-05 - First S-92 Enters into Offshore Oil Service in Canada |