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Airbus Helicopters has completed its 1000th helicopters H215 Super Puma. The anniversary machine is a "oriole" - this is the radio call of its owner, the federal police air service.

Airbus Helicopters has completed its 1000th helicopters H215 Super Puma. (Photo: Airbus Helicopters)

The Federal Police Aviation Group is one of the largest organizations of its kind and is part of the Federal Police Department 11 (special forces). In the machine, the anniversary signal colors painted surfaces have, at the main gear cover and on the stabilizer indicates a marine application. In fact, the machine is to support the CCME. The H215 Super Puma (AS332L1) made its first flight on 13 September 1978th

He is a versatile medium transport helicopter with two Turbomecca Makila 1A1 turbine. Each of them brings a take-off power of 1877 hp and 1588 hp continuous duty. The Super Puma has a top speed of 310 km / h, can carry up to 21 people.

Jan-Phillipp Weisswange