Super PumaSuper Puma

Main description

The AS332 L1e is a twin engine medium-weight civil helicopter equipped with a « new avionics » glass cockpit.
Its operational characteristics and its large cabin explain its success particularly for passenger transport.
The extensive power reserve, its safety level, and comfort make the SUPER PUMA AS332 L1e an aircraft perfectly suited for offshore or other civil operations.




Empty weight, standard aircraft (including engine oil & unusable fuel) 4,627 kg

10,201 lb

Useful load 3,973 kg 8,759 lb
Maximum all-up weight 8,600 kg 18,960 lb
Maximum cargo-sling load 4,500 kg 9,920 lb
Maximum all-up weight
in external load configuration
9,350 kg 20,615 lb

Note: Empty weight accuracy: within + 2%

Maximum speed, VNE (Never Exceed Speed) 278 km/h 150 kts
Fast Cruise speed at MCP (Max Continuous Power) 262 km/h 141 kts
Rate of climb (85kt, 2 engines at MCP) 8.2 m/s 1,618 ft/min
Service ceiling (Rate-of-climb : 0.508m/s 100 ft/mn) 2,895 m 9,500 ft
Hover ceiling In Ground Effect (IGE) 3,250 m 10,663 ft
Hover ceiling Out of Ground Effect (OGE) 2,300 m 7,546 ft
Maximum range with standard tank  866 km 468 nm

 At Max Gross Weight, at Sea Level (SL), in International Standard Atmosphere (ISA) and zero wind condition.

Maximum emergency power (OEI 30”) 1,400 kW 1,877 shp
Intermediate emergency power (OEI 2’) 1,330 kW 1,783 shp
Take-off power 1,357 kW 1,819 shp
Maximum continuous power 1,185 kW 1,588 shp

Power per engine, in standard atmosphere, at sea level