The Aérospatiale Puma is a four-bladed, twin-engined medium transport/utility helicopter. The Puma was originally manufactured by Sud Aviation of France under the designation SA 330.
The IAR 330 is the Romanian-built version of Aérospatiale's SA 330 Puma helicopter. Twenty-four helicopters have been recently upgraded to IAR 330 SOCAT in cooperation with Elbit Systems (Israel).
By kjfitz @ 2009-02-04 10:41:30