We spotted this rather grand old lady of the skies twice flying over Cremyll in south-east Cornwall when we were there on 28 November 2017. Can it really be 50 years old?
According to www.helis.com/database/cn/192/
it was delivered in 1965 and entered the record books by making the first transatlantic flight by a civilian helicopter. A special extra fuel tank was fitted in the cabin. (See www.helis.com/database/news/transatlantic/
It subsequently spent 16 years with British Airways (1970-86) and has been with British International since then, other than an eleven-year period (Jan 93 - May 04), when it was with other carriers. It has been based at Newquay Airport since May 2017.