Aerospatiale’s super workhorse


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AS 332L-1 Super Puma

Type: twin-engined transporKsuppon hodcoptor

Powerplant: two 1184-kW(t. S90-hp) (continuous rating) TUrbomeca Makila tAt turboshafts

Cruising speed: 2Є6 Km/h (U>b m ph)

Initial climb rate: – mb m/mm n.600 t p, m,> at sea level

Range: 870 Km (539 mi.)

Service ceiling: d600 m (15.100 It.)

Weights: onpty 0460 ka (9,612 1Ы; maximum take-ott 6600 kg (18.920 ft)

Accommodation: two pilots plus 24 passengers

Dimensions: rotor diameter 16.60 m (51 П. 2 in) length 16.29 m (53 ft. 5 In.)

height 4.92 m (16 ft. 2 m.)

main rotor disc area I9t. to nV (2.056 sq It)


CONSTRUCTION WORKER: Despite its small si/©, the AtVospatiale SA 315 Lama (pictured Sett) is a specially developed variant of the SA 318 Alouette II The heicopter offers a better performance at high altitude and is equipped with raised skids to allow it to operate from any rough terrain,

Aerospatiale’s super workhorse

OIL INDUSTRY: Offering an – ncicose in range and capability. Bell’s LongRarger (pictured above) was derived from the exfremefy successful JotRangor. With its tong-range, the helicopter is used to oxplon potonhal sites tor oil exploration The holicoptef can bo oqulppod with a ski undercarriage, it required, during winter months.


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