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Tag Archive: Merlin

Mar 09 2017

Not another helicopter story dad!

‘Not another helicopter story dad!’ There we were in a perfect arctic huddle on a remote hill side in southern Dartmoor waiting for the aircraft.

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Apr 07 2016

Dartmoor from the tailgate of a Merlin helicopter

With the trusty old Seaking being replaced, the team along with the remaining Dartmoor Rescue teams, undertook a familiarisation exercise this evening with the Merlin helicopter in preparation for Ten Tors. It’s a completely different beast to the Seaking and important we are trained in how to work with them safely. Thanks to the crews …

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