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15 anniversary of World Record by landing an AS350 B3 a on top of Mount Everest

15 years ago, on this day, back in 2005, flight test pilot Didier Delsalle set World Record by landing an AS350 B3 a on top of Mount Everest, at 8,848 metres, paving the way for future rescue missions.

 

On May 14th, 2005 at 7.08 AM (local time), a serial Ecureuil/AStar AS350 B3 piloted by the Airbus Helicopters X-test pilot Didier Delsalle, landed at 8,850 meters (29,035ft) on the top of the Mount Everest (Kingdom of Nepal). It was also a world altitude takeoff record. It has been validated by the World Air Sports Federation. https://www.fai.org/record/didier-del... https://www.fai.org/record/didier-del...
 

Date: 14 May 2020 08:07 category:

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