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Tactical Flying in Tauranga

Published: Mon 28 Nov 2005 11:35 AM
28 November 2005
Tactical Flying in Tauranga
Up to six Air Force Iroquois helicopters will be taking part in night flying operations in Tauranga during the night of 29-30 November.
The helicopters and crew are taking part in Exercise Steel Talon. The Iroquois, from No. 3 Squadron based at RNZAF Base Ohakea will be operating from the Port of Tauranga between the hours of 8pm to 2am.
Steel Talon is a tactical flying exercise designed to train aircrew to operate in a multi aircraft environment.
Up to 160 personnel have been taking part in the Exercise, which began on 21 November.
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