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Swedish NH90s achieve 100 hours

12th September 2011 - 13:00 GMT | by Tony Osborne in London

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The Swedish Armed Forces Helicopter Wing has marked the first 100 flight hours flown by its NH90s.

The aircraft, which is known as the HKP 14 under Swedish nomenclature, was formally delivered to the Swedish Armed Forces in April and is currently undertaking operational evaluation activities.

The wing says it is taking the aircraft through an intensive period of activity taking the NH90s through various flight profiles with the aim of getting the aircraft ready for international deployment by April 2016.

The aircraft have been involved in their first exercises at Hagshult, south of Jonkoping in May. The exercise saw

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Tony was deputy editor of Defence Helicopter and Rotorhub magazines before joining Aviation Week in …

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