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Gary's Combat Aircraft Reference Guide

FM 44-80:  Puma


Countries of Origin: France, UK.
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: 46 ft (14 m). Rotor diameter: 49 ft (14.96 m).


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.


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.

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