Airbus Helicopters AS332 C1e: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

The AS332 C1e Super Puma helicopter was unveiled at Heli-Expo 2014. The AS332 C1e Super Puma can also be operated as a VIP transport carrying eight to 12 passengers with two pilots. The AS332 C1e Super Puma has a number of features taken from the EC225. The AS332 Super Puma was developed from a military version, the SA330 Puma, is used by many armed forces.

Missions: Offshore, VIP, Corporate, EMS, Search & Rescue

First delivery: 2014

Category: Twin Engine


Maximum speed (Vne): 150 kts 278 km/hr

Cruise speed (Vh): 140 kts 266 km/hr

Maximum Range: 346 nm/642 km (no reserve)


Maximum all up weight: 18.960 lb / 8,600 kg

Baseline weight: 10,582 lb / 4,800 kg

Max all up weight with external load: 20,615 lb / 9,350 kg

Useful Load: 9.249 lb / 4.195 kg

Passengers (crew): 15 (two pilots)

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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