Story: Aviation

Rescue helicopter

Rescue helicopter

As flying became more common, the aviation scene got more diverse. One innovation was to use helicopters for search and rescue operations. This helicopter, used for transporting patients to medical help, is landing at Whangārei Hospital in 2003.

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Peter Aimer, 'Aviation - Air travel in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 August 2022)

Story by Peter Aimer, published 12 Jun 2006