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Helicopters and history: the "Glorious" Gazelle celebrates 50 years
Marignane, France - Today 470 units are still in service
Airbus Helicopters celebrated yesterday the 50th anniversary of the Gazelle’s maiden flight during a conference at the museum of aviation in St Victoret, near the company headquarters in France. Fifty years after its maiden flight on 7 April 1967, this historical machine is still being operated by nearly 100 customers in 34 countries and it is appreciated for its ease of maintenance and high reliability, a...
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