Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma
Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma. Characteristics. A photo.

Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma


In June, 1998, Eurocopter, announced the start of work on a civil aviation EC225 multi-purpose helicopter, which has a crew of 2 people. However, it can carry up to 25 passengers. 

The first flight took place in November 2000, and in July 2004 it received the JAR29 airworthiness certificate. At the end of 2004, the American FAR certificate was received. 
Deliveries to helicopter customers are planning to start in the summer of 2005. 


Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma in the service

Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma photo

The new machine has become part of the Super Puma and Cougar MkII helicopters. EC.225 was created based on AS332L2. The design of the helicopter used light modern alloys that are resistant to the corrosive effects of seawater, which makes it possible to operate the machine intensively in the coastal zone, on oil rigs and in rescue operations. The power elements of the fuselage are made of titanium. 

Get five-blade rotor screw diameter 16,2m made of composite materials. Ball screw according to the customer can be equipped with electric-icing system. The blades are fixed on spherical elastomeric bearings.


Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma photo conventional salon

Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma photo conventional salon

The two-seater cockpit is made on the principle of "glass" or "transparent" and is equipped with multifunctional monitors on liquid crystal active matrices - 4 sizes 6x8 ", 2 sizes 4x5" and 1 size 3x4 ". The helicopter equipment includes an automated flight control system with an APM2000 autopilot (four-channel), a flight data recording system, a system for automatic control of the state of systems and a ground collision warning system from Honeywell. 

In the passenger cabin, the volume of which 20 cubic meters can be installed up to 25 seats. Depending on the task, the cabin can be easily converted into a business or VIP class cabin. In the rescue configuration, the cabin is equipped with 12 beds for patients with bedridden seats, 6 seats for seating and for doctors. 
The helicopter is equipped with a winch and mounting assemblies for the transportation of goods on the outside of the suspension. The highest take-off weight of the helicopter, having a load on the external sling - 11200kg.


Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma photos premium interior

Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma photos premium interior

The EC225 powerplant has two turbo-shaft Makila2A engines manufactured by Turbomeca, power 2413l.s. each. Dust protection devices were installed on the engine air intakes. Fuel tanks are installed under the passenger compartment floor. 

Tricycle landing gear of the helicopter on the flight back clean and operate with oily and air springs. The wheels are equipped with disc brakes with hydraulic differential.


Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma photo booths

Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma photo booths with pilots


The company Eurocopter market helicopters EC225 estimated in 200 copies. 


Features helicopter EC 225 Super Puma:



  • Range: 860km 

  • Cruising speed: 273km / hour 

  • The highest altitude: 5390m 

  • The highest take-off weight: 11000kg 

  • Cabin height: 1.45m 

  • interior length: 7.87m 

  • The greatest number of passengers: 8-24 

  • Interior width: 1.80 

  • Height: 4.60m  

  • Length: 16.79m 



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