Sud-Aviation SA.330 Puma
Sud-Aviation SA.330 Puma. A photo. Characteristics. Data.

Sud-Aviation SA.330 Puma



Sud-Aviation SA.330 Puma - medium French transport helicopter. Made the first flight of the 15.04.1965 of the year, a total of approximately 700 machines were built. Shipped widely for export. The helicopter "starred in the role of Mi24" in the films "Red Dawn" and "Rambo2" due to external similarities with Russian helicopters. 


Sud-Aviation SA.330 Puma photo

Sud-Aviation SA.330 Puma photo


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The characteristics of the helicopter Aerospatiale SA 330 «Puma":


  • Crew: 1-3 
  • The greatest number of passengers: 20 
  • Length: 18,15m 
  • Fuselage length: 14,06m 
  • The diameter of the rotor: 15,0m 
  • The diameter of the tail rotor: 3,04m 
  • Height: 5,14m 
  • The area swept rotor: 177,0kv.m
  • The base chassis 4,045m 
  • Track chassis 2,38m 
  • Empty weight: 3536kg 
  • The highest take-off weight: 7000kg 
  • Fuel tank capacity: 1544l (without additional tanks) 
  • Powerplant: 2 × turboshaft TurbomecaTurmoIVC 
  • Take-off engine power: 2 × 1575л.с. (2 × 1175kW) 
  • Cargo Cabin Length: 6,05 
  • Cargo Cabin Width: 1,80 
  • Cargo Cabin Height: 1,55 
  • Floor area of ​​the cargo compartment: 7,8kv.m²
  • A useful amount of cargo cabin: 11,4kub.m
  • Speed ​​limit: 273km / h 
  • Maximum speed: 257km / h 
  • The speed at FL: 248km / h 
  • Practical range: 580km 
  • Rate of climb: 7,1m / s 
  • The load on the drive: 39,5 kg / m
  • Thrust-to-weight ratio: 336Vt / kg 


Gunnery Weapon:

  • 20mm guns on the sides of the fuselage 
  • 7,62mm machine guns in doorways 


Static ceiling:

  • using ground effect: 2230 
  • no ground effect: 1350 


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