Designed to meet the needs of ALAT (Army Light Aviation, looking for a new tactical transport helicopter in the aftermath of the Algerian war), the Puma was a great success in the military field, in France and abroad, but also in the civilian market. He has participated in most of the conflicts and crises of the last forty years, from the Falklands to the Sahel, via the Balkans or Angola. More than fifty years after his first flight, and as the end of his career approaches, here is for the first time recounted in detail the unknown history of this helicopter with the silhouette yet so familiar. "
About 336 pages with more than 800 images and 10 plans, diagrams and color profiles.
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REACTIONS from our Readers: - I received the Vampire and Puma books yesterday in perfect condition; their rapid reading is promising and I can only once again congratulate their authors for their research as well as Lela Presse editions for the quality of their publications. These books will be references on these aircraft with rare histories. Best regards. Y. DANIELLOU.
- I just received the book on the Puma. I started to leaf through it, it's a real pleasure to discover. Thank you for this work which fills a gap in the library of passions. Congratulations to the author. E. Sanvoisin.
- Being a "PUMA alumnus" from 1993 to 2008, it is with a certain emotion and great pride that I go through the pages of this magnificent book. A big thank you to you and everyone involved in this book. Pascal.