Eurocopter Super Puma/Cougar

Derived from Aerospatiale AS332 Super Puma
1992











News about Eurocopter Super Puma/Cougar



Heli-Union Extends AW139 and EC225 Fleet, 29-Jan-20 : Heli-Expo 2020 Heli-Union extends lease agreement with Milestone for two AW139 and two EC225 for offshore oil and gas support in Angola, Gabon, Myanmar and Namibia

Helitak FireCat for Austrian Super Puma, 09-Dec-19 : #firefighting Helicopter operator Heli Austria selected Australian Helitak FIRECAT FT4250 fire tank fo the firefighting Super Puma. The new water tank will be presented at Heli-Expo 2020

Service Support for French Cougar and Caracal, 27-Nov-19 : #Maintenance Heli-Union service center at Pau contracted by Airbus to perform maintenance support for 26 AS532 Cougar and 18 EC725 Caracal helicopters used by the French Army and Air Force

Thirteen Killed in Mali in Helicopters Collision, 26-Nov-19 : #accident Thirteen French servicemen from Operation Barkhane died after a Tiger and a AS532 Cougar helicopters collided at Liptako Malian during a combat operation against jihadists. It is the French highest death toll in Mali since the beginning of the intervention of the Sahel in 2013 with Operation Serval

Erickson Selected by US Transportation Command, 13-Nov-19 : #TRANSCOM Erickson is one of 17 companies selected by U.S. Dept of Defense’ Worldwide Airlift Services Program (WASP) under a 5-year contract. The U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) has $5.7B budget assigned for airlift services around the world

HCare Support Contract for Air Center EC225 Fleet, 31-Oct-19 : #Maintenance Private contractor Air Center Helicopters (ACH) from Texas signed for Airbus’ HCare parts-by-the-hour support to cover 10 of the 17 second-hand EC225LP. These helicopters are currently contracted by U.S. Department of Defense for passenger transport, training, vertical replenishment and casualty evacuation missions around the world

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

Becker ADS-B for Bundespolizei Super Pumas, 15-Sep-19 : #sCloaking German Federal Police, Bundespolizei, contracted Heli-One Norway to install the recently EASA certified Becker Avionics BXT6513 ADS-B transponders equipped with “sCloaking” in their Super Puma helicopters fleet

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

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