|Manufacturer||Bell Helicopter Textron (USA)|
|Retired||12th of December 2007|
A2-296 was delivered to the RAAF in November 1973 and allocated to the 35 Squadron at Townsville, Queensland. Later it served with 5 Squadron at RAAF Fairbairn Canberra.
Transferred to the Army Aviation Corps in January 1990. Served with 171 Squadron, 1st Aviation Regiment at Oakley Queensland.
Allocated and flown to the Aircraft Research and Development Unit (ARDU) at Edinburgh AFB, South Australia in August 2007. Last flight was from Edinburgh to Archerfield, Brisbane on the 12th of December 2007.
It was then Inhibited and placed into storage at Meeandah, Queensland. Allocated to RAAFA's Aviation Heritage Museum at Bull Creek Western Australia in 2012.
|Length:||17.398m / 57ft|
|Height:||4.39522m / 14ft|
|Rotor Diameter:||14.6304m / 48ft|
|Powerplant:||Lycoming T53-L-13 engine|
|Weight:||Empty: 2365.52kg / 5,215lbs
Gross: 4100.54kg / 9,040lbs
|Cruise Speed:||201.125km/h / 125mph|
|Range:||506.835km / 315miles|