Grey Dutch Cougar S-447 17092011
Eurocopter AS.532U.Mk2 Cougar c/n 2447 with tailnumber S-447 of the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) 300 squadron over Leeuwarden air base in The Netherlands (EHLW) during the Open Days of the Dutch Air Force on 17 September 2011. The heli has the newly adopted grey colour scheme of the Dutch Defence Helicopter Command (DHC) Cougars. Due to budget cuts, a number of the 17 Cougars in the Dutch inventory will be phased out. But according to the most recent plans, eight will be retained.