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    SA330L Puma

    1976







    Model



    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.





    List of Operators of Aerospatiale SA330L Puma


    From Organisation with model SA330L Puma
    1969
    south africa Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag
        SA330 Puma 71 1969/97
    1971
    cameroon Armee de l'Air du Cameroun
        SA330 Puma 1971/   
    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/   
    gabon Force Aérienne Gabonaise
        SA330 Puma 1972/   
    1973
    belgium Federale Politie / Police Fédérale
        3 1973/98
    spain Ejercito del Aire
        SA330 Puma 9 1973/17
    1974
    france Armée de l'Air
        SA330 Puma 38 1974/   
    1975
    romania Fortele Aeriene Romane
        SA330 Puma 1975/   
    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/   
    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/   
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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

    78sa330l