featuresOctober 14, 2021Still Going Strong

Sikorsky designed the S-55/H-19 at speed during the rotorcraft industry’s infancy, but the type is still proving its worth with utility operators seven decades later.

Currently in flight test, the CH-47F Block II Chinook brings critical modernization upgrades to the Army’s Chinook fleet. (Boeing photo)
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Boeing has secured a $136 million contract for the first four CH-47F Chinook Block II aircraft for the U.S. Army.

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When a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the coast of Haiti in August, Haiti Air Ambulance sprung into action, caring for the injured while using its local knowledge to help coordinate the international relief effort.

features October 14, 2021 Still Going Strong

Sikorsky designed the S-55/H-19 at speed during the rotorcraft industry’s infancy, but the type is still proving its worth with utility operators seven decades later.

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