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AB212 - Army Air Corps
 

The Bell AB212 HP AH 1 derives from the Bell 205, the Huey UH-1. The Bell 212 HP AH Mk1 was born by adding another engine to the single engined Huey, but retains the original teetering rotor system.

Army Air Corps operates a handful of Bell 212 helicopters, whose unique abilities include flying in hot and often humid conditions whilst also being able to carry considerable loads. A winch on the side of the aircraft also enables medical evacuation in otherwise difficult terrain. Consequently the Bell 212 is currently employed in predominantly jungle areas where its performance is a great advantage.

The Army Air Corps acquired  six Bell 212 Contractor-owned airframes, used for jungle training by 2 AAC Flights in Brunei, replacing the Westland Scout in early 1995. Three Bell 212s replaced 2 Lynx AH.7 and 2 Gazelle AH.1 with 25 Flight in Belize.

 

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Bell 212 - ZK206/A - 671 Squadron - Army Air Corps ZK206   Bell 212 - ZK206/A - 671 Squadron - Army Air Corps ZK206   Bell 212 - ZK206/A - 671 Squadron - Army Air Corps ZK206   Bell 212 - ZK206/A - 671 Squadron - Army Air Corps ZK206
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