IFLY’s BELL 430 SX-HGN supported the Antikythera shipwreck expedition

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IFLY’s BELL 430 SX-HGN supported the Antikythera shipwreck expedition

Since spring of 1900 when two sponge divers while diving along the island’s coasts happened to bring to the surface an arm of a bronze statue, a veil of secrecy surrounds the 2,000-year-old shipwreck that yielded the Antikythera mechanism, the world’s oldest analog computer.

An international team of scientists organized and implemented the “Return to Antikythera” project in September and October 2014, headed by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution from Massachusetts, USA, in collaboration with the Greek Culture Ministry and the support of the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, as well as other institutions.

IFLY proudly participated with its twin engine helicopter type Bell 430 SX-HGN by transferring the group of researchers to the inaccessible by other means site of the shipwreck.

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