Rotorcraft Report: Lamas Patrol Argentine Andes

By Staff Writer | December 1, 2007


Mountain Platoon 8 is the only high-mountain helicopter unit in Argentina’s army aviation branch. The unit operates "Old Reliable," as its members call the Eurocopter SA315B Lama, one of which is shown here operating with a Bell Helicopter UH-1H from another army aviation unit at medium mountain elevations in a forested part of the Andes.


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