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Old 01-30-2014, 06:43 AM
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Default Rotorcraft Altitude Record

There was one at the airport the other day…looks well built:

41,000 ft altitude record
41,000 ft safe auto rotation record

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A%C3%A9rospatiale_Lama

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Hows this for a HOG of just under 30,000 feet.

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The French build good helicopters.

Versions of the Lama has found favour with the Indian military for high altitude patrols in the Himalaya border areas with Pakistan and China.
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That's what I flew for 10 years in the Indian military. Awesome machine.
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I have a FCU for sale for the Artouse.
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