How much is a Super Puma helicopter?

How much is a Super Puma helicopter?

Airbus Helicopters AS332L1 Super Puma Specs

Price New $22M
Year Started 1986
Year Ended 2011

What is the Puma helicopter used for?

A medium support helicopter, it operates under Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) control in a variety of combat roles, including the tactical movement of troops, weapons, ammunition and stores on the battlefield.

What is the largest Airbus helicopter?

Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma

AS332 Super Puma H215
Status In service
Primary users French Air and Space Force CHC Helicopter Babcock Mission Critical Services Offshore Spanish Air Force
Produced 1978–present
Number built 1,000 (Sep 2019)

How fast does a Puma helicopter fly?

173 mph
Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma/Top speed

What will replace the RAF Puma?

Airbus Helicopters plans to offer a new military variant of its H175 helicopter to the MoD. If chosen Airbus would use its Broughton site as the location of a final assembly line for the H175M military helicopter which would replace the RAF Puma fleet.

How many Pumas do the RAF have?

The Puma is powered by 2 x Turbomeca Turmo 111-C4 engines mounted side by side above the main cabin. Capable of many operational roles, Puma can carry 16 fully equipped troops, or 20 at light scales….

PUMA HC2 HELICOPTER Specifications
Crew 2 or 3
Height 4.38m
Width 3.50m
Max Speed 163mph/261kph

What is the range of a Puma helicopter?

523 mi
Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma/Range

What private helicopter has the longest range?

Editorial Team The Lockheed AH-56A Cheyenne is the longest range helicopter with a flight range of 1225 miles.

Where are Puma helicopters made?

Sud-Aviation in France had developed its SA300 design as a medium transport helicopter in 1965 and this formed the basis of the SA330 Puma, to be built on production lines in France (by Sud-Aviation, and Aerospatiale from 1970) and the UK (by Westland).

What kind of helicopter is AS332 Super Puma?

Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma. The Airbus Helicopters H215 (formerly Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma) is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-size utility helicopter developed and marketed originally by Aérospatiale, later by Eurocopter and currently by Airbus Helicopters.

How many passengers can a Super Puma helicopter carry?

Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma. It is a twin-engined aircraft and can carry up to 24 passengers along with two crew and a cabin attendant, dependent on customer configuration. The helicopter is marketed for offshore support and VIP passenger transport duties, as well as public service missions.

Which Super Puma helicopters have been grounded in the North Sea?

Following the 22 October 2012 crash, the major North Sea Super Puma operators, CHC Helicopter, Bond Offshore Helicopters and Bristow Helicopters decided to ground all AS332 and EC225 Super Puma helicopters.

When did the Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma come out?

The development of the EC225, an enlarged variant of the AS332 Super Puma, was announced by Eurocopter in June 1998. The principal differences of the EC225 from the preceding AS332 are the adoption of Spheriflex rotor technology and new Turbomeca Makila 2A turboshaft engines, along with a redesigned main gearbox to accommodate…

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