Countries of Origin France, United Kingdom.
Similar Aircraft Super Frelon, HH-3E Jolly Green Giant, SH-3 Sea King, CH-53 Sea Stallion, Mi-8 Hip, UH-60 Black Hawk.
Crew Two.
Role Armed transport (16 equipped troops).
Armament Cannon, missiles, machine guns, rockets.
Dimensions Length: 46 ft (14 m). Rotor diameter: 49 ft (14.96 m).

Puma WEFT Description

Wings Large, four-blade main rotor mounted above center of fuselage on a hump.
Engine(s) Two turboshaft engines mounted on top of fuselage midsection giving the helicopter a humpbacked appearance.
Fuselage Long, rectangular, upswept, and tapered rear section. Rounded, stepped-up, glassed-in cockpit. Retractable landing gear.
Tail Swept-back and tapered fin. Rotor on the right. Tapered, single flat on left top of the fin.

Countries which Fly the Puma

Algeria, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chad, Chile, Djibouti, Ecuador, France, Gabon, Germany, Iceland, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malawi, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Portugal, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Togo, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Zaire.

Puma Manufacturers Web Sites

The Puma is manufactured by Aerospatiale and Westland.

Aerospatiale is now part of EADS.


Westland is now the AugustaWestland division of Finmeccanica.


Agusta Westland

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