Eurocopter Super Puma/Cougar

Derived from Aerospatiale AS332 Super Puma
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News about Eurocopter Super Puma/Cougar



EC225 in Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian, 16-Sep-19 : #HurricaneDorian A Strategic Response Partners (SRP) teams arrived to Bahamas to evaluate the impacts of the massive oil spill that occurred due to the Hurricane Dorian

1000th Super Puma Delivered to Bundespolizei, 09-Sep-19 : #SuperPuma The German Federal Police, Bundespolizei, received the fourth and last H215 / AS332L1e ordered in 2016. This is the 1000th Super Puma helicopter built in Marignane, France since type’ first flight in 1978 by then Aerospatiale

UNITAS LX in Rio de Janeiro, 02-Sep-19 : #UNITAS Naval Forces from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Great Britain, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal and the United States took part of atlantic phase of annual amphibious exercise UNITAS LX at Ilha da Marambia, Brazil

Erickson Adds H225 to Support Defense Contracts, 10-Jul-19 : #H225 Erickson announced acquisition of its first EC225LP helicopter to support Department of Defense contracts

Airbus Training Centre in Ukraine, 17-Jun-19 : Paris Air Show 2019 An Airbus H225/EC225 full flight simulator to be set up in Krementchuk, Ukraine for training of the 21 helicopters acquired last year with 4 already delivered. Eight of the 10 new H145/EC145T2 also ordered will be of the new five-bladed rotor variant

Additional Caracal for French Special Forces, 14-Jun-19 : #Caracal The Armée de l’air ordered an additional H225M Caracal for its elite Helicopters Squadron 01.067 Pyrénées based at Cazaux (BA120). Will join a fleet of 10 EC725 used to support special forces and capable of aerial refueling

EC225 Now Used to Resupply US Navy’ Ships, 10-Jun-19 : #replenishment The H225 “Megatron”, an EC225LP operated by Air Center Helicopters, replaced the old SA330 Puma aboard the US Navy’ resupply ship USNS Amelia Earheart

Upgrades for 20 German Federal Police Super Puma, 22-May-19 : #Bundespolizei Heli One, CHC MRO provider, awarded 8-years contract by the German Federal Police to upgrade 4 H215/AS332L1e plus 16 AS332L1 options with the latest technology

Icelandic Coast Guard Upgrades to EC225, 01-Apr-19 : #Iceland Icelandic Coast Guard replacing its three search and rescue AS332L Super Puma helicopters with leased second hand EC225LP/H225

CHC Norway Viking Sky Rescue Mission, 25-Mar-19 : #VikingSky CHC helicopters played a key role in the dramatic airlift rescue of 470 people from the Viking Sky cruise liner off the coast of Norway

Icelandic Coast Guard Engines with Safran Support, 08-Mar-19 : Heli-Expo 2019 Safran signs by-the-hour support 5-year contract with Icelandic Coast Guard covering 4 Makila 2A1 engines for 2 H225/EC225 helicopters

Swiss Cougar Modernization, 05-Mar-19 : Heli-Expo 2019 RUAG Aviation going to upgrade Swiss Air Force Cougar helicopters with the Esterline’s CMC Electronics (CMC) CMA-9000 Flight Management System (FMS) and CMA-5024 GPS Landing System

Engine Inlet Barrier Filter for the H225, 05-Mar-19 : Heli-Expo 2019 Aerometals from Sacramento, California in the development and certification of an engine inlet barrier filter (IBF) system for the H225/EC225LP helicopter. Testing with Airtelis later this year

RUAG to Upgrade Eight Swiss AS532 Cougars, 14-Jan-19 : #Cougar RUAG will upgrade 8 Swiss Air Force AS532UL Cougar through 2022. RUAG already modernized 15 AS332M Super Puma between 2011 and 2014

Spain’ Army Helicopters First Rotation in Iraq, 26-Dec-18 : #TaskForceToro Second contingent of Spanish Army Aviation arrived to Iraq to assume Chinook and Cougar operations embedded on US Army 35th CAB. Deployed last May, they completed 150 missions, flew 700 hours, carried more than 5,100 passengers and over 350,000 pounds ~ 160.000 kg of cargo

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