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The Helicopter Museum adds JetRanger

The Helicopter Museum adds JetRanger

30-Apr-2012Source: Helicopter Museum

The home of the world’s largest helicopter collection, The Helicopter Museum (THM) at Weston-super-Mare in North Somerset, is taking delivery on May 1st of one of the most iconic aircraft ever produced, a JetRanger helicopter. Developed in the mid 1960s, the 5 seat turbine engined JetRanger was one of the first helicopter designs to introduce... Read more

Argentine Army acquire 20 AB206s from Italian Carabinieri

Argentine Army acquire 20 AB206s from Italian Carabinieri

1-Dec-2011Source: HeliHub.com

The Italian Carabinieri have moved on from using AB206 JetRangers, largely concentrating on variants of the AgustaWestland AW109, most recently the AW109N Nexus.  Twenty AB206 JetRangers previously used by the Italian law enforcement agency have been sold to the Argentine Army, where they will be allocated to the 602 Commando Company and based at Campo... Read more

Carabinieri in Italy’s Catania Region mark 25 years service

Carabinieri in Italy’s Catania Region mark 25 years service

20-Dec-2010Source: HeliHub.com

The 12th Police helicopter unit (Italian – 12° Nucleo Elicotteri Carabinieri) which serves the region of Catania on the Italian island of Sicily has just completed 25 years of flight.  The unit currently operates five helicopters (two 206s, one 412, one A109A and a 109 Nexus) from its base at Fontanarossa Airport.  Since 1985 it... Read more

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