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Australian Navy retires the A109

14th March 2012 - 12:03 GMT | by Tony Osborne in London

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The Australian Navy has retired its fleet of AgustaWestland A109 helicopters as the type makes way for the introduction of the Bell 429.

The aircraft, which are assigned to 723 Squadron based at HMAS Albatross near Nowra, flew their final missions on 9 March.

The A109s first entered navy service ...

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