Development of this helicopter began in the early 1970s and the first flight took place in 1974. This was the first helicopter to touch down at the top of Mt. Everest in 2005 and also completed the highest ever mountain rescue in April of 2010 at an altitude of 7,100 metres above sea-level. This machine is a passenger favourite due to its spacious, versatile cabin and ample cargo options. Features include:
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