H-0SB just starting to pick up the slack on the long line bucket to go help douse the "Freds Mountain" fire on, you guessed it, Freds Mountain just north of the Reno-Stead airport.
First time on JP.
Built in 1983, previous registrations N369PJ, N13TV and C-GRHN.
In Brazil since 2012.
Delivered to RAN 27/11/84. Departing after an aviation recruitment day. Operates with the 723 helicopter training squadron at NAS Nowra. Painted in the special International Fleet Review livery.
Just before having a flight over the mountains (Appennini) I found this beautiful Ecureil parked in Carpi airport.