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AEROSPATIALE SA-330 Puma

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PUMA
Aircraft
Name SA-330 Puma
Manufacturer AEROSPATIALE
Wing Rotary
Position Four-blade main rotor
Tail Five-blade tail rotor
WTC Light
Type code H2T
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi
Position Above cabin
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

AEROSPATIALE SA-330 Puma
AEROSPATIALE Puma
AEROSPATIALE CH-33 Puma
IAR IAR-330 Puma
IAR Puma
ICA IAR-330 Puma
ICA Puma
NURTANIO Puma
NURTANIO NSA-330 Puma
SUD SA-330 Puma
SUD Puma
WESTLAND Puma


AEROSPATIALE SA-330 Puma

AEROSPATIALE SA-330 Puma AEROSPATIALE SA-330 Puma 3D

Description

The Aérospatiale Puma is a four-bladed, twin-engined medium transport/utility helicopter. The Puma was originally manufactured by Sud Aviation of France under the designation SA.330.

Technical Data

Wing span 15 m49.213 ft
Length 18.15 m59.547 ft
Height 5.14 m16.864 ft
Powerplant 2 x Turboméca Turmo IVC turboshafts, 1,175 kW (1,575 hp) each
Engine model

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 140 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC 1400 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 74007,400 kg
7.4 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL195 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range 300300 nm
555,600 m
555.6 km
1,822,834.647 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving PUMA

None on SKYbrary