Aviation Photo #1776223 Hiller UH-12B - Ceylon Air Academy

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In 1953, Ceylon acquired its first helicopter (this one) - which preceded the purchase of two Westland-Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly helicopters for the Royal Ceylon Air Force (RCyAF) in 1955. Prime Minister Sir John Kotelawala and other government officials used this helicopter extensively to travel around the country for official and personal business.
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    Suresh A. Atapattu
    Ceylon Air Academy
    Hiller UH-12B
    Hiller 360 (UH-12/OH-23 Raven)
    Hiller 360 (UH-12/OH-23 Raven)
    Colombo - Ratmalana
    Sri Lanka
    August 3, 2010
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