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.
Cougar is First to Upgrade to S-92A+, 27-Apr-20 : #S92A+ Cougar Helicopters from St John’s, NFL, Canada is the first operator to upgrade their S-92A to the S-92A+ standard with the new Phase IV main gear box. Four kits were ordered for these offshore transport/medevac helicopters
RMS Wins Canadian CH-124 Sea King Bidding, 14-Aug-19 : #SeaKing Rotor Maxx Support Limited (RMS), a well known Sikorsky S-61/H-3 support centre part of VIH Group, acquired 15 of the recently retired Canadian Armed Forces’ CH-124 Sea King helicopters. VIH currently operates 8 civilian S-61 in its fleet
Cougar Helicopters S-92 in Science Channel, 02-Jan-18 : Cougar Helicopters’s S-92 featured in the debut of the new Science Channel series "Mega Machines"
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