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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We would like to commend the pilot and everyone
involved in this extraordinary rescue... Eurocopter
helicopters are designed and built to meet and exceed the demanding
missions of our customers. Rescues like this show the commitment of
our customers to doing what it takes to complete the mission and
their confidence in our aircraft."
Source: Marc Paganini, President and CEO of
American Eurocopter, following the rescue of climbers atop Mt
McKinley via an AS350B3 -- one of the highest rescues ever recorded
on that peak.