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Sea King

  • Ayla Holdom
  • Interview by: Jess Boydon


The Sea King was a fantastic

We could fly in any weather over the sea.

We could fly day or

We could put a paramedic down,

to people in need.

It was multi-engines.

We had plenty of power

and if we lost an engine,

we could usually fly away safely.

And it had redundancy all over.

We had two hydraulic systems, two engines,

and a big funking gear box

that would put up with an awful lot.

It was a robust helicopter.

It was a good, American

that enjoyed being used properly.

You had to be gentle

being put into some tough spots as well.

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