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AS 532 Cougar Horizon Battlefield Surveillance Helicopter

Role

Medium Utility Helicopter

Crew

Two

Passenger Capacity

25 troops

Country

Europe

Maiden Flight

1992

Entry into Service

July 1996

Main Rotor Diameter

15.6m

Tail Rotor Diameter

3.05m

Overall Width

3.86m

Overall Length, Rotors Turning

18.7m

Overall Height, Tail Rotor Turning

4.92m

Width of Wheel Track

3m

Maximum Cabin Length x Width x Height

6.81 x 1.8m x 1.55m

Main Rotor Diameter

15.6m

Tail Rotor Diameter

3.05m

Overall Width

3.86m

Overall Length, Rotors Turning

18.7m

Overall Height, Tail Rotor Turning

4.92m

Width of Wheel Track

3m

Cabin, Maximum Length x Width x Height

6.81m x 1.8m x 1.55m

Empty Weight

4,610kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

9,000kg

Useful Load

4,930kg

Maximum Cargo Sling Load

4,500kg

Type

Turbomeca Makila 1A1 turboshaft

Number of Engines

Two

Power Capacities

1,185kW each

Maximum Take-Off Power

1,357kW each

Range

200km

Ground Area Scan Rate

20,000km² in 10 seconds

Never Exceed Speed

278km/h

Cruise Speed

258km/h

Ceiling

4,100m

Range, Standard Fuel

842km

Range, Maximum Fuel

1,176km

Endurance

4 hours 20 minutes

Rate of Climb

7.2m/s

Ceiling

3,450m

Range, Standard Fuel

776km

Range, Standard Fuel

776km

Range

200km

Ground Area Scan Rate

20,000km² in 10 seconds

Never-Exceed Speed

278km/h

Cruise Speed

262km/h

Ceiling

4,100m

Range, Standard Fuel

842km

Range, Maximum Fuel

1,176km

Endurance

4 hours 20 minutes

Manufacturer

Eurocopter

Key Operators

French Air Force, German Air Force, Ecuadorian Army, Chilean Navy, Chilean Navy, Brazilian Air Force, Albanian Air Force and so on

Engines

Turbomeca

Air Intakes

Centrisep
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