Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion

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Unread post20 Nov 2015, 22:22

Sikorsky Aircraft CH-53K King Stallion First Flight Video

Published on Nov 19, 2015
On Wednesday October 28, 2015 at the Sikorsky Aircraft Development Flight Center the successful first flight of the U.S. Marine Corps’ CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter prototype, known as Engineering Development Model-1 (EDM-1). The 30-minute flight signals the beginning of a 2,000-hour flight test program using four test aircraft.


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Unread post21 Nov 2015, 01:10

That is a month old. :roll:
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Unread post21 Nov 2015, 02:46

sferrin wrote:That is a month old. :roll:

The interviews with the test pilot and designer towards the end are new.
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Unread post21 Nov 2015, 20:35

marauder2048 wrote:
sferrin wrote:That is a month old. :roll:

The interviews with the test pilot and designer towards the end are new.


Fair enough, though the pilot didn't say a whole lot and the other guy mostly thanked the world for being able to work on the program.
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"King Stallion" :lmao: With that refueling probe and the name it's nickname definitely needs to be "Holmes".
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Unread post13 Aug 2016, 02:28

Whatever happened to that effort to upgrade CH-53Es with glass cockpits?

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