Aircraft Data Sheet: Puma HC MK 1 (1968) *First Westland build

Puma HC MK 1
First flight: 25th November 1970
(Westland built)
Rotor diameter: 15.00m/49ft 2ins
Length: 18.18m/59ft 8ins
Max weight: 6,400kg/14,110
Max speed: 280kph/151knots
Power: Two 1,320/984kW
Turbomeca Turmo 3c turboshafts
Accommodation: Two crew plus 16 troops
No Built: 48

The First of the three designs which comprised the Package Deal, the Design Authority for the Puma medium transport helicopter remained with Aerospatiale, while Westland manufactured the aircraft for the UK. Pumas entered service with the RAF in 1971.