Aviation Photo #1640759 Bell UH-1B Iroquois (204) - Australia - Air Force

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RAAF 5 Sqn UH-1B, being used as an instructional airframe at RAAF Fairbairn in 1989. A2-389, ex US Army 62-4611, was delivered to 9 Sqn Fairbairn in crates in Oct 1962 (and accepted on 10Feb1963.) It stayed at Fairbairn and was transferred to 5 Sqn when that unit was raised on 12Apr1966 to train crews for duty with 9 Sqn in Vietnam. (9 Sqn arrived at Vung Tau on 06Jun1966.) This helo was withdrawn from use in Jan 1985, and allocated for training use in Dec 1988.
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    Wolodymir Nelowkin
    Australia - Air Force
    Bell UH-1B Iroquois (204)
    Bell 204/205/210 (H-1/40 Iroquois)
    Bell 204/205/210 (H-1/40 Iroquois)
    Bell
    389
    A2-389
    389
    Canberra (Fairbairn)
    Australian Capital Territory
    Australia
    1989
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