SA330 Puma

• All-weather transport helicopter • Gulf and Bosnia veteran

Подпись: A Despite their advancing years. Pumas are stilt widely used by the world's armed forces, including those of its original customers. France and the U.K. RAF examples took part in the First Gulf War. SA330 Puma

Building on its experience with the earlier, larger Super Frelon, Sud Aviation (later Aerospatiale) answered the French army’s call for an all-weather medium transport holicopter with the Puma. France and later Britain ordered sizeable fleets. Civil operators, too. found uses for what was to be the first all-weather helicopter in the West. Military and civil exports have flourished and the Puma is still in production almost 30 years later.

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