Chinese Order Eurocopters

 - February 6, 2007, 5:33 AM

Chinese operator COHC has ordered two Eurocopter AS 332L1 Super Pumas, with an option to acquire one EC 225 and an EC 155 B1. The order is worth $24.3 million (E24.7 million).

COHC already operates a sizeable Eurocopter fleet that consists of seven L1 Super Pumas, five AS 365N Dauphins, three EC 155Bs and one EC 135 P2. Eurocopter holds a 21-percent stake in COHC GAMEC, which maintains Chinese operator helicopters from a center in Shenzhen.