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Japan Coast Guard Helicopter Seen In France  
User currently offlineWolverine From Germany, joined Aug 2006, 411 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2900 times:

I was on vacation in southern France, some weeks ago. During that time, we went to Marseille airport to do some planespotting.
There was a helicopter from Japan Coast Guard , a Super Puma, which landed at the airport..
It's sign was: F-WWOT.
So what's that about? Will it be delivered to Japan, or why was there a Japanese Helicopter at a french airport?


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User currently offlinePtrjong From Netherlands, joined Mar 2005, 3944 posts, RR: 18
Reply 1, posted (7 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2889 times:

Quoting Wolverine (Thread starter):
Will it be delivered to Japan

Most probably yes, Pumas are built in southern France and F-WW.. are test registrations.

Peter Smile



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User currently offlineWolverine From Germany, joined Aug 2006, 411 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 2875 times:

Oh, ok, Thx!! Didn't know that the Puma is built in southern France..


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User currently offlineDL021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11447 posts, RR: 75
Reply 3, posted (7 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2809 times:
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Take a look at Marseille airport on googleearth and you'll see the helicopter factory down the runway off to the eastern part of the facility.


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