Army aviation: The Mongoose operative in Afghanistan exceed the 10.000 flight hours
In recent days, After about seven years from their first operational use in Afghanistan, a pair of helicopters In 129 Mongoose dell’Army aviation (AVES) pursuant to the Task Force Phoenix” of Regional Command West (RC-W) flying through the skies of Afghanistan has reached and exceeded 10.000 flight hours in the operating theatre.
“The To 129 Mongoose, It hovered in flight for the first time in the skies of Herat in June 2007,” explains a note, “Thus began a remarkable story of courage, bravery and professionalism at the service of the Coalition. The Mongoose is a helicopter from exploration and Commons, equipped with advanced systems for border and of incomparable versatility, combined with high professionalism and experience gained by the pilots, even in critical situations, typical operating scenarios such as the one in Afghanistan, has proven to be an extremely flexible and powerful tool available to the Commander of RC-W.”
Source: The Flight