Air force chopper in town

Public check out new air force helicopter

TIM BROWN
Last updated 14:29 02/11/2012
RNZAF STD
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CHECK IT OUT: Carter Hammond inspects the RNZAF NH90 helicopter.

New NH90 chopper

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The Christchurch public got a peek at one of the Royal New Zealand Air Force's new helicopters today.

The NH90 helicopter - one of eight additions to the air force fleet - landed at the Air Force Museum in Wigram at 11am today.

The RNZAF spent $880 million on the new machines.

The helicopter was at Wigram as part of a training exercise, Squadron Leader Chris Andrew said.

The helicopter left for Ohakea at noon.

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