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Flight Test Complete for New Transition to Hover Feature in the AS332

Flight Test Complete for New Transition to Hover Feature in the AS332

Successful integration and testing of the new Transition to Hover feature has now been completed in the AS332L/L1 Super Puma helicopter. As part of a new software change for the Universal Avionics Flight Management System (FMS), Transition to Hover is a must-have feature for any AS332L/L1 crew engaged in overwater SAR operations, where the helicopter… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 08-Mar-17

Flight Test Complete for New Transition to Hover Feature in the AS332

Flight Test Complete for New Transition to Hover Feature in the AS332

Successful integration and testing of the new Transition to Hover feature has now been completed in the AS332L/L1 Super Puma helicopter. As part of a new software change for the Universal Avionics Flight Management System (FMS), Transition to Hover is a must-have feature for any AS332L/L1 crew engaged in overwater SAR operations, where the helicopter… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 07-Mar-17

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Possible Stabilization for Oil and Gas Sector

Possible Stabilization for Oil and Gas Sector

The oil and gas sector has been under strain the last two years, causing the values of many large and medium helicopters to decrease. Although, things might take a turn for the better, reports Flight Global, and within the next year. Sector analyst, Ben Chapman has said it might take up to 18 months for… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 23-Feb-17

Heli-One and Universal Avionics Announce STC Approval

Heli-One and Universal Avionics Announce STC Approval

Heli-One, a leading global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its Flight Management System (FMS) upgrade for the Airbus AS332L and AS332L1 from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Transport Canada (TCCA). This STC is a part of the AS332L/L1 modernisation program currently… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 11-Oct-16

Where next for the Super Puma and EC225?

Where next for the Super Puma and EC225?

The presentation of an update yesterday on the Norwegian investigation of April’s EC225 accident brings us closer to the issue being one that puts the onus on Airbus rather than CHC – see earlier article. If, and we stress it is still conditional, the final report continues in the same way, then Airbus Helicopters have… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 29-Jun-16

Heli-One to upgrade avionics suite on 18 German Police Super Pumas

Heli-One to upgrade avionics suite on 18 German Police Super Pumas

The German Federal Police, Bundespolizei(BPOL), has selected Heli-One, the world’s largest independent provider of maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) services, to fully modernize their fleet of 18Airbus Helicopters AS332L1 Super Puma aircraft through a NATO/NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) contract with proven EFIS and avionics upgrades from Universal Avionics and other suppliers. To quickly… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 06-Oct-15

Vector Aerospace adds EASA STC to CVFDR upgrade for AS332

Vector Aerospace adds EASA STC to CVFDR upgrade for AS332

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that it has added EASA certification to its Cockpit Voice and Flight Data Recorder (CVFDR) FAA STC applicable to AS332 C, L and L1 helicopters. Vector’s new CVFDR STC further enhances the mission capability profile of… Read more »

Source: Vector, 12-May-15

Vector adds AS332L1 to Cockpit Voice and Flight Data Recorder STC

Vector adds AS332L1 to Cockpit Voice and Flight Data Recorder STC

Vector Aerospace Corporation (“Vector Aerospace” www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America (“HS-NA”), one of the world’s leading providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has added the AS332L1 model to its FAA certified CVFDR… Read more »

Source: Vector, 14-Oct-14

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Vector Aerospace adds AS332L1 to its CVR/FDR STC

Vector Aerospace adds AS332L1 to its CVR/FDR STC

Vector Aerospace Corporation (“Vector Aerospace” www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America (“HS-NA”), one of the world’s leading providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has added the AS332L1 model to its FAA certified CVFDR… Read more »

Source: Vector, 07-Aug-14

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Heli-One helps Lufttransport extend all-weather SAR capability to Arctic

Heli-One helps Lufttransport extend all-weather SAR capability to Arctic

Heli-One has won a contract to upgrade and modify two Eurocopter AS332L1s that will enable Lufttransport AS to perform all-weather search-and-rescue (AWSAR) missions in the Arctic. In 2014 Lufttransport becomes responsible for operating the most northern AWSAR operation in the world, based in Svalbard, Norway. At 78 degrees North, the around-the-clock winter darkness is extreme…. Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 27-Sep-13

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AAIB reports CHC AS332L2 was “intact and upright” when it hit the water

AAIB reports CHC AS332L2 was “intact and upright” when it hit the water

At 1717 hrs UTC on 23 August 2013, an AS332 L2 Super Puma helicopter crashed into the sea whilst on approach to Sumburgh Airport in the Shetland Islands. Four of the 18 occupants lost their lives. The AAIB immediately despatched a team of investigators and support staff to Aberdeen and the Shetland Islands. In accordance… Read more »

Source: AAIB, 02-Sep-13

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Oil & Gas UK Comments on HSSG’s Recommendation to Return Helicopters to Flight

Oil & Gas UK Comments on HSSG’s Recommendation to Return Helicopters to Flight

Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, Malcolm Webb, said: “We commend the HSSG’s thorough review of this situation and the agreement which has been reached today. Oil & Gas UK is in complete alignment with this agreement, including the decision to return the aircraft in question to flight in a phased and proper manner and… Read more »

Source: Oil & Gas UK, 01-Sep-13

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HSSG recommends end of Super Puma flight suspension

HSSG recommends end of Super Puma flight suspension

On Saturday 24 August, Step Change in Safety’s Helicopter Safety Steering Group (HSSG) took the precautionary measure of taking a time out for safety by recommending temporary cessation of all commercial passenger flights of the AS332 L, L1, L2 and EC225 variant of helicopter to and from offshore oil and gas installations within the UK, following the… Read more »

Source: HSSG, 01-Sep-13

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Emotions high as Facebook page against AS332 gains 28,000 followers

Emotions high as Facebook page against AS332 gains 28,000 followers

Eurocopter have a major uphill PR battle ahead of them, for certain. Since the Shetland fatal accident on Friday – less than three days ago as this is written – a Facebook page “Destroy the Super Pumas” has gained over 28,000 followers. While it is clearly not something people in the aviation industry would support,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 26-Aug-13

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CHC continues AS332L/L1, EC225 operations – except in UK

CHC continues AS332L/L1, EC225 operations – except in UK

Extract from CHC statement 11pm UK 25th August:- CHC plans to resume normal operations on Monday with AS332L/L1 and EC225 aircraft. We will continue to hold all flights worldwide involving AS332L2 aircraft, except for those involved in life-saving SAR and medevac missions. In the U.K., consistent with a request by the Helicopter Safety Steering Group… Read more »

Source: CHC, 26-Aug-13

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Finland to add two more AS332L1 for SAR missions

Finland to add two more AS332L1 for SAR missions

The 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 rotorcraft will be configured as the AS332 L1e version, incorporating the integrated advanced cockpit and… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 21-Dec-12

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Heli-One signs German Federal Police for AS332L1 maintenance

Heli-One signs German Federal Police for AS332L1 maintenance

Heli-One, the world’s largest independent provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services announces it has been awarded a 10-year, multi-million dollar contract by the NATO Support Agency (NSPA) in support of the German Bundespolizei’s (BPOL) fleet of Eurocopter Super Puma AS332L1 helicopters. As per the terms of the agreement, Heli-One is responsible for… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 17-Sep-12

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Icelandic Coast Guard lease in a Super Puma

Icelandic Coast Guard lease in a Super Puma

On 19 January 2012 the Icelandic Coast Guard signed a 12 month lease on a Eurocopter AS332L1 Super Puma.  The aircraft was delivered ex Stavangar on 1st February from where it was previously operated by Bristow Norway as LN-OBA – it is now registered TF-SYN and is serial number 2384 – and will be used… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Feb-12

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