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If Eurcopter had built the Heavy Transport Helicopter, is it likely that Eurocopter would have named the helicopter for a big cat continuing the naming convention of Sud Aviation/Aerospatiale? Or do you believe that it would have been named for another animal? Any guesses on the EC model number?
 

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Are there any pure Eurocopter helis, that got a name ?
 

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There was no "big cat" naming convention at Sud Est/Aerospatiale: Alouette, Frelon, Ecureuil aren't big cat names
 

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pometablava said:
There was no "big cat" naming convention at Sud Est/Aerospatiale: Alouette, Frelon, Ecureuil aren't big cat names
Nor is Dauphin... There is only Puma and Panther that are felines, hardly enough to make a pattern.
 

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Cougar?

I have spent many a long hour fast asleep in a Tiger.

Chris
 

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A good name,


Tyson,from Mike Tyson,the boxer.
 

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CJGibson said:
I have spent many a long hour fast asleep in a Tiger.
Oh yes. AND Tiger. I'd missed that one out.
 

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Non-cat names include "Aw f@ck, not a f@cking 225", which many new boys think is the real name of the "Airbus 225".

Chris
 

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To my opinion, the only heli from Eurocopter/Airbus Helicopters, that got a name and cannot be
traced back to the times, when it was still a cooperation between Aerospatiale and MBB, is
the EC 120, named Colibri. And this type is a co-operation with China and Singapore, AFAIK.
Airbus Helicopters seems not to be very enthusiastic about dubbing its products !
 

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Airbus Helicopters as a trade name may be specific to Britain as Aerospatiale and Eurocopter have taken a kicking (in my opinion not wholly deserved) from an uninformed public and bandwagon-jumping media for recent fatal incidents involving their machines. They have been effectively airbrushed (no pun intended) from Aberdeen.

In the UK we call such actions "Doing a Sellafield"

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Triton said:
If Eurcopter had built the Heavy Transport Helicopter, is it likely that Eurocopter would have named the helicopter for a big cat
Garfield?
 

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Triton said:
If Eurcopter had built the Heavy Transport Helicopter, is it likely that Eurocopter would have named the helicopter for a big cat
There is only one option possible: it would HAVE TO be Catbus!!!

 

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Skyblazer said:
There is only one option possible: it would HAVE TO be Catbus!!!
I'm sure Mitsubishi would have this trademarked for technical realisation.
 
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