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AEROSPATIALE SA-330 Puma

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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 <br />
Length 18.15 m59.547 ft <br />
Height 5.14 m16.864 ft <br />
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 <br />7.4 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL195 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range 300300 nm <br />555,600 m <br />555.6 km <br />1,822,834.647 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving PUMA

None on SKYbrary