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  • Sikorsky VH-92A
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    2020 to present

    US Marine Corps VH-92A

    On May 2014, Sikorsky proposal VH-92 was selected as the future Marine One helicopter to transport the President of the United States. The decision follows the cancellation of the first winner of the VXX competition, the AgustaWestland VH-71 Kestrel.

    17 production aircraft are expected to be delivered by 2023. First flight of a converted airframe took place on June 2015

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    Six Marine One VH-92A Lot II Ordered, 22-Feb-20 : #MarineOne Sikorsky awarded $470M contract for Lot II of VH-92A “Marine One” Presidential Helicopters which covers six Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) aircraft, part of the 23 program, to be delivered by December 2022

    First Six Marine One VH-92A Ordered, 11-Jun-19 : #MarineOne Sikorsky awarded $542 million contract for 6 Lot 1 VH-92A presidential helicopters for Marine Squadron HMX-1. Expected to be completed by April 2022 and be the first of eventually 23 helicopters

    VH-92 on Budget but Slightly Delayed, 13-Apr-19 : #MarineOne The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published its annual report about the future Marine One. The $5.18 B program cost for 23 VH-92A dropped $234 M and the first one is scheduled to be operational by October 2020, 5 months later than originally planned

    Marine One VH-92 First Time at the White House, 19-Nov-18 : #MarineOne The future Marine One helicopter, the Sikorsky VH-92, landed for the first time on the South Lawn of the White House

    First Flight of Future Marine One VH-92A, 03-Aug-17 : The VH-92A test aircraft achieves first flight on July 28 at Owego, NY starting a 250 hours test program. Based on the S-92, the new presidential helicopter is scheduled to enter service in 2020

    VH-92A Completes Critical Design Review, 25-Jul-16 : Future Marine One, the Sikorsky VH-92A Presidential Helicopter, completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) and is ready to proceed to assembly, test and evaluation

    VH-92A Completes Preliminary Design Review, 04-Nov-15 : VH-92A, the future Marine One, successful completed Preliminary Design Review and testing of communications components. Sikorsky also accepted the second S-92A aircraft for the program.

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    YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
    2020/    HMX-1 MCAF Quantico / Turner Field
    NSF Anacostia
    2018/    USN HX-21 NAS Patuxent River

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    92-0266 2014     169177: USMC EDM-0 HX-21 / HMX-1
    Sikorsky Helicopters N266MW: Sikorsky from Jan15; conv to VH-92A type pictured f/f 2+

    Flight Testing

    Engineering Development Model 0 (EDM-0); 25aug15 comple+
    92-0290 2017     169178: USMC EDM-1 HX-21
    VH-92 169178
    Sikorsky Helicopters N290EC: VH-92A EDM-1 f/f 28jul17 at Owego, NY

    EDM 2 First test flight

    First time flown to Owego for contractor testing
    92-0302 2016     169179: USMC SDTA-1 HX-21
    Sikorsky Helicopters N302ZC: Sikorsky
    92-0303 2016     169180: USMC SDTA-2 HX-21
    VH-92A 169180
    Sikorsky Helicopters N303DT: Sikorsky

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