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USA donates 6 Bell UH-1H Huey helicopters to Panama

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  1. Jyotish Kailashkumar

    Jyotish Kailashkumar SENIOR MEMBER

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    USA donates 6 Huey helicopters to Panama

    11 JULY 2019

    The United States State Dept. donated six Bell UH-1H ‘Huey’ helicopters to Panama’s security forces for search-and-rescue, medical evacuation, and surveillance missions.

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    Bell UH-1H Huey

    The donation, valued at $30 million, was delivered on 28 June under an agreement that includes crew training and maintenance trough 2023.

    They are to be operated by the Servicio Nacional Aeronaval (National Naval Aviation Service) and will be based at Teniente Octavio Rodríguez Garrido Air Base in Panamá Pacífico, to the northwest of Panama city.

    http://airrecognition.com/index.php...usa-donates-6-huey-helicopters-to-panama.html
     
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    Iconic helicopter. Charlie don't surf.
     
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    Picture is of Bell-412. Problem with free UH-1s is that the support company charges too much for their maintenance. After disputes with the company which handles Bell support in Pakistan, instead of exercising right to buy, Pakistan returned the UH-1`s lent to it.
    https://www.dawn.com/news/1367382

    UH-1H is looks like this
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    Imran Khan PDF VETERAN

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    Scrap been given away