Aérospatiale Alouette II. SE 3130, first flew on March 1955 and set a new helicopter altitude record of 10,984 m. on June 13 It made military history by being the first helicopter worldwide to be equipped with anti-tank missiles over 1500 Alouette II’s have been built and was in use in over 80 countries including 47 armed forces.

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~ by starflight on July 13, 2009.

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