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CHC Scotia will lease an S61 helicopter to Irish Air Corps
Irish Air Corps is to lease an S61 from CHC Scotia for SAR ops from its base at Finner, in the north-west of Ireland. The helicopter will serve as an interim SAR solution while the wrangle over the IAC's replacement aircraft is argued over in the courts. In March Sikorsky's S92 was chosen to take over SAR (and medium-lift) duties from Eurocopter Dauphins and Alouettes. The European OEM, believing...
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