Aerospatiale sa330 puma

1976

SA330L Puma


1976





Military version of the SA 330J Puma, both based on the SA 330H. Main rotors of glass fibre and carbon fibre composite materials with a stainless steel leading edge covering over a honeycomb structure filler. Powered by twin Turboméca Turmo IVC engines, with an empty weight of 3615kg. All weather operation equipment includes thermal de-icing of main and tail rotors, lengthened and filtered twin air intakes which are also de-iced and a weather radar. Primary fuel tanks have self sealing underside walls and provision for 4 additional tanks within the cabin plus external points for 2 tanks. A removable panel beneath the main cabin rear serves as an emergency exit, whilst also allowing longer loads to be carried.


Organisations

From Organisation with model SA330L Puma
1969
south africa Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag
    sa330 puma 71 1969/97
1970
france Armée de l'Air
    sa330 puma 38 1970/now
1971
cameroon Armee de l'Air du Cameroun
    sa330 puma 1971/now
congo, dr force aerienne du congo
    sa330 puma 12 1971/??
united kingdom Royal Air Force
    sa330 puma 55 1971/12
1972
chile Ejercito de Chile
    sa330 puma 15 1972/now
gabon Force Aérienne Gabonaise
    sa330 puma 1972/now
1973
belgium Federale Politie / Police Fédérale
    3 1973/98
spain Ejercito del Aire
    sa330 puma 9 1973/now
1975
romania Fortele Aeriene Romane
    sa330 puma 1975/now
1976
indonesia tentara nasional indonesia angkatan udara
    sa330 puma 1976/??
1978
argentina Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino
    9 1978/96
1980
argentina Prefectura Naval Argentina
    4 1980/15
ecuador Ejercito Ecuatoriano
    sa330 puma 1980/now
1981
brazil Força Aérea Brasileira
    sa330 puma 6 1981/97
ireland Aer Chór na hÉireann
    1 1981/83
1983
united kingdom British European Airways
    1 1983/86
1988
turkey Polis Havacilik Daire Baskanligi
    sa330 puma 4 1988/??
1999
south africa Starlite Helicopters
    sa330 puma 1999/now
Unknown!
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United Nations
    sa330 puma
lebanon Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Lubnaniyya
    sa330 puma
philippines Philippine Air Force
    sa330 puma
Construction Numbers on database of SA330L Puma

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Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NYearHistory
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1118 ZA 139 : SAAF. to civ as ZS-RKD
? : Not much help, but this aircraft was seen passing throu+
1146 CM TJ-AAL : Cameroon 1971-1972, to Chile
CL H250 : Ejercito
1188 CL H253 :
1208 CL H255 : Ejercito 1977; 1996 at FIDAE Los Cerrillos
H255 : 2004 stored at Kemble, UK
22Nov14 cockpit/cabin remains pictured at the Holmbush +
1225 1973 BE OL-G01 : Built as SA330C, to Belgium coded OT-GIA. Upgrade to S+
BE G01 : Gendarmerie/Rijkswacht; pictured date unk at Marche-les+
FR F-WMHH : Eurocopter France, ex Belgium G01
1234 CL H257 :
1237 1973 FR F-WYMZ : Built as SA330C. To Gendarmerie Belge, Autumn 1973.
BE OT-GIB : To Belgium coded OT-GIB; Upgraded to SA330L and recoded+
BE G02 : Gendarmerie/Rijkswacht; 19may79 pictured at Brasschaat
1993 Major maintenance at manufacturer; May98 Withdraw+
- Ex-Change Parts AB : Jul09 at Borlänge, Sweden with owner Ex-Change Parts A+
1238 CL H258 : Ejercito; Nov12 with Cruz del Sur binational force in B+
1240 IE 242 : Originally ordered as a VIP version of the SA 330C +
FR F-ZLAT : IAC returned c/n 1240 to Aérospatiale in Feb 1983+
FR 1240 : AdlA 2009 CEV./AT
1242 CL H259 : Ejercito, sold 9L-LSG
9L-LSG : Sierra Leone, ex H-259; 2005 weather damaged
1254 ES HD.19-03 : ex HT.19-3 escuadron 801; 01oct10 pictured at Barcelona+
1265 1974 BE OL-G03 : Built as SA330C, to Belgium coded OT-GIC summer 1974; U+
BE G03 : Gendarmerie/Rijkswacht; 19may79 pictured at Brasschaat
w/o 15dec93 at Lyon France when returning Puma crews t+
1280 RO YR-EFA : private Romania; w/o unk
1313 RO 02 : Romanian airforce
1322 RO 03 : Romanian Air Force w/o 26oct2006
1327 RO 04 : Romanian airforce
1334 ES HD.19-04 : ex HT.19-4
1343 RO 05 : Romanian Air Force
1349 NP RAN-18 : Nepal; w/o 14aug95
1350 RO 06 : Romanian airforce
1352 RO 07 : Romanian airforce
1364 ZA 183 : SAAF; 1997 to Starlite
ZA - : Starlite; status unk
1368 RO 08 : Romanian Air Force
1384 RO 09 : Romanian airforce
1392 RO 10 : Romanian airforce
1409 RO 11 : Romanian airforce
1431 ZA 161 : SAAF; 1995 to Romania
1433 ZA 174 : SAAF; w/o 29sep81
29sep81 crashed at Oshakati during a brown out, 6 peopl+
1439 ZA 162 : SAAF; 1995 to Romania
RO 108 : Romania Gov, ex SAAF 162
1445 ZA 164 : SAAF; w/o 04sep79
Shot down by ground fire during Operation Uric over Moz+
1446 ZA 163 : SAAF; w/o 08feb82
1456 ZA 168 : SAAF; w/o 05jan82
1461 ZA 165 : SAAF; 1995 to Romania
RO 107 : Romanian airforce; ex SAAF 165
1467 ZA 167 : SAAF; wfu 1997
ZA ZU-CPK : ntu
- : This Puma stands at Lazy River restaurant on Dinokeng g+
1468 ZA 175 : SAAF
Preserved at SAAF Museum Swartkop by 2008
1480 ZA 178 : SAAF; wfu 1998
1485 ZA 170 : SAAF; wfu 1997
1486 ZA 179 : SAAF; 1994 to Romania
RO 109 : Romanian Police, ex SAAF 179
1491 ZA 180 : SAAF; 1994 to Romania
1492 ZA 181 : SAAF; 1994 to Romania
1498 CD 9T-HP16 : Zaire airforce
1503 CD 9T-HP17 : Zaire airforce
1506 CL H261 : Ejercito d/d 1980. wfu. to 9L-LSA
1522 CL H262 : Ejercito d/d 1980. MINUSTAH UN-133. w/o 13nov97. repair+
1524 CL H263 : Ejercito d/d 1980. MINUSTAH UN-134
1527 CL H264 : Ejercito d/d 1980
UN-135 : MINUSTAH Haiti
CL H264 : 27mar14 pictured at Santiago during FIDAE 2014. Co Ruca+
w/o 20apr16 while tending to radio antennae at Cerro Pe+
1539 AR AE-500 : w/o 23may82 destroyed on ground at Port Howard
1540 AR AE-501 : w/o 26may82 destroyed on ground at Mount Kent
1544 AR AE-502 : Ejercito; 1989 pictured at Campo de Mayo; w/o 12nov93 +
1550 AR AE-503 : w/o 23may82 destroyed near Port Horward
1551 AR AE-504 : Ejercito; 1982 aboard ARA Bahia Paraiso polar transport+
Nose inspection cover pictured (bot) currenly preserved+
1554 AR AE-505 : 9may82 shot down by SAM Sea Dart HMS Coventry during re+
1556 AR AE-506 : Ejercito; 1982 pictured (top) as medevac helicopter on +
pictured (bot) preserved at Malvinas Argentinas city
1559 AR AE-507 : Ejercito; 1995 pictured during Army Day; w/o 08oct96 at+
1560 AR AE-508 : 30may82 shot down near Mount Kent by SAS s SAM Stinger +
1562 RP RP-C752 : Philippine Air Force
1570 RP RP-C753 : Philippine Air Force; to N42830
US N42830 : Billings Flying Service d/d 2005
1578 FR F-ZKBL : Aerospatiale; to Gabon
GA TR-KCJ : Gabon airforce d/d 1980; ex F-ZKBL
1579 ID H-3306 : TNI-AU
1584 GA TR-KCK : Gabon airforce
1587 1978 AR PA-11 : PNA d/d 20oct80 ex F-WFFJ; 12jan97 badly damaged durin+
1591 1978
AR PA-12 : PNA d/d 20oct80; apr/jun82 pictured at Stanley during+
UK ZE449 : 2001 repaired by Westland at Weston Super Mare
UK ZE449 : sa330e RAF; ex Argentine coast guard PA-12 captured Falklands/+
1563 Flt, in Iraq Jun 2009
1598 1978 AR PA-13 : PNA d/d 20oct80; in service, normally deployed at Mar D+
1624 BR 8700 : FAB CH-33 type. ex F-ZKBI. to Turkey as EM1624 1991
TR EM-1624 : Polis; ex FAB 8700
1626 BR 8701 : FAB CH-33 type. wfu (1981/1997)
1628 BR 8702 : FAB CH-33 type. wfu 1997
1630 BR 8703 : FAB CH-33 type. to Turkey as EM1630 1991
TR EM-1630 : Polis; ex FAB 8703
1632 BR 8704 : FAB CH-33 type. wfu 1997
1635 BR 8705 : FAB CH-33 type. to Turkey as EM1635 1991
TR EM-1635 : Polis; ex FAB 8705
1636 LB L-900 : Lebanese airforce
1638 LB L-901 : Lebanese airforce
1639 LB L-902 : Lebanese airforce
1641 EC E-455 : Ejercito
1642 EC E-456 : Ejercito
1645 EC E-457 : Ejercito; w/o 27may06
1646 EC E-458 : Ejercito
1648 EC E-459 : Ejercito
AR PA-11 : PNA from 2006, ex BGS/BPol ( SA330J with diff windows )
78 C/N.

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