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Australia spending $920m on old helos
The Australian Defence Department will pay $920 million for 11 second-hand helicopters, seven of which are up to 38 years old, and which are expected to complete service for the next 25 years. Defence Minister Robert Hill confirmed in a series of answers to Labor questions on notice in parliament that seven of 11 Seasprite helicopters were built between 1963 and 1965. All seven were last refurbished...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency