Aviation Photo #1775243 Bell 206A JetRanger - Sri Lanka - Air Force

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Added to the fleet in 1968, the #7 Squadron has operated a total of 09 Jet Rangers in various capacities including gunships,medevac,VIP transport and even tourist flights. Now they are used as training aircraft before the pilots graduate to Bell 412/212,Mi-24/35 and Mil-17s. This particular aircraft was damaged by a student pilot in a very hard landing hence it is now preserved at the museum. The student is now flying a desk.
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    Suresh A. Atapattu
    Sri Lanka - Air Force
    Bell 206A JetRanger
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    Bell 206/406 JetRanger (H-4/H-57/H-58/H-67)
    Colombo - Ratmalana
    Sri Lanka
    August 3, 2010
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8 years ago
I've been there, marvelous place and one can catch the Chipmunk & Tiger Moth in action on Saturdays!
Great photograph, it's interesting to note that the student is flying a desk!

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