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Airbus Helicopters to Supply Six Super Puma AS332 C1e Helicopters to the Plurinational State of Bolivia


The Bolivian Air Force (FAB) has selected the latest high-power version of the Super Puma to fight drug trafficking and perform public-security and disaster-relief missions throughout the country. The contract includes a logistics package that will support fleet sustainability in… Continue reading

Eurocopter technology transfer sees Brazilian-made countermeasure system integrated on military aircraft

Brazil Marinha EC725

Helibras has successfully completed flight testing of a chaff and flare countermeasures dispensing system for EC725 helicopters, completing a first-of-its-kind system integration project in Brazil and marking another key phase in Eurocopter’s contract to supply 50 of these Super Puma/Cougar… Continue reading

Eurocopter will supply two more AS332 L1 Super Puma helicopters to the Finnish Border Guard for maritime search and rescue missions

AS332L1 Super Puma Finnish Border GuardThe Finnish Border Guard is to expand its Eurocopter fleet with the acquisition of two additional AS332 L1 Super Puma helicopters fully equipped for maritime search and rescue missions in the country’s challenging conditions.

With deliveries scheduled for 2015, the… Continue reading

STARLITE Aviation Group Becomes the Launching Customer of Eurocopter’s New Super Puma AS332 C1e

Marignane, France, November 8, 2012
Eurocopter and Starlite Aviation Group have signed a contract for the acquisition of two AS332 C1e helicopters, the latest version of the popular Eurocopter Super Puma medium weight helicopter. The contract also includes an option… Continue reading

Major milestone achieved on Eurocopter’s Puma Mk2 helicopter upgrade program for the UK Ministry of Defence

Eurocopter’s first internal qualification of the Puma Mk2 was achieved on July 6, concluding the first phase of the planned developments, with further enhancements to its mission capabilities planned over the coming months. To date, Eurocopter has completed the initial… Continue reading

Eurocopter establishes Africas first full motion Helicopter Simulator

Africa’s first full-motion helicopter flight simulator has been commissioned by Eurocopter in Kempton Park, the world’s leading manufacturer of civil and military rotorwing aircraft. The simulator, designed to train pilots and flight engineers operating Super Puma and similarly compatible helicopters… Continue reading

Eurocopter pays tribute to its test pilot Jean Boulet, who passed away on February 15 at the age of 90

Eurocopter pays its respects to its long-time test pilot Jean Boulet. His legendary piloting skills and passion for flying established the Group’s place in the history of rotorcraft.

First hired in 1947 by the SNCASE, which would later become Sud… Continue reading

Eurocopter and United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence sign Contract for Royal Air Force Puma Life Extension Programme

Puma XW236Eurocopter UK Ltd. and the British Ministry of Defence signed a contract on September 18 for the Life Extension Programme for 28 of the Royal Air Force’s fleet of Puma Mk1 helicopters. The upgraded Pumas, which will be designated Puma… Continue reading

70 % of Super Puma AS332 L2 fleet in the North Sea to fly again by April the 23rd

Following the UK Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB) initial report on April 9th Eurocopter issued an Alert Service Bulletin (ASB) that day to all its Super Puma AS332 L2 operators in accordance with the initial report.

Eurocopter has noted the… Continue reading

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