Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide
The EC225 Super Puma is a versatille helicopter from Eurocopter that can be used for oil and gas missions as well as a VIP transport.
The EC225 Super Puma was developed by Eurocopter from the AS332 Super Puma and is a highly successful helicopter especially in the oil and gas industry, where it is used to transfer rig workers and equipment. The EC225 can also be operated as a VIP transport carrying eight to 12 passengers with two pilots. The EC225 has also been developed into a military version, the EC725.
Missions: Offshore, Corporate, EMS, Search & Rescue
First delivery: 2004
Category: Twin Engine
Maximum speed (Vne): 175 kts 324 km/hr
Cruise speed (Vh): 149 kts 276 km/hr
Hover ceiling, In-Ground Effect (TOP): 9,094 ft 2,772 m
Service ceiling: 19,350 ft 5,900 m
Maximum Range: 474 nm/877 km (no reserve)
Maximum takeoff gross weight: 24,251 lb 11,000 kg
Empty weight: 11,621 lb 5,271 kg
Useful load: 12,630 lb 5,729 kg
Passengers (crew): 24 (two pilots plus flight attendant)