Eurocopter Puma Mk2

Derived from Aerospatiale SA330 Puma


Eurocopter Puma Mk2

Twenty four Royal Air Force Puma HC.1 modified by Eurocopter France at Marseille (4) and Eurocopter Romania (20) under the RAF Puma Life Extension Programme to maintain the type operational until 2025. Upgrades includes new Turbomeca Makila 1A1 engines, a glass cockpit and improved self-protection equipment. First aircraft, XW232, handed over in late 2012 to QinetiQ for final tuning.

As of June 2013, 8 airframes have been completed. The 24th Puma was received from Romania in March 2015.


Engine: 2 x Safran (Turbomeca) Makila 1A1 1768shp
Capacity: 3 + 17
Length: (m) 14.68
Height: (m)
Blades: 4
Rotor diam.: (m) 15
Disc area: (m2) 177
Weight: (kgs)
Speed: (km/h)     Max: 309
Range: (km)
Ceiling: (m)
Rate/Climb: (m/min)

List of Operators of Eurocopter Puma Mk2

From Organisation with model Puma Mk2
united kingdom Royal Air Force
    24 2012/   

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