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    NEWS | Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion in Sikorsky Helicopters

    CH-53K Historic First Flight in Germany


    The CH-53K in Germany for the ILA 2018 airshow flew its first flight on foreign soil at Holzdorf Air Base

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    CH-53K Historic First Flight in Germany


    Lockheed Martin, April 12, 2018 - HOLZDORF - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and the U.S. Marine Corps' CH-53K heavy lift helicopter reached another historic first.

    The CH-53K, which recently arrived in Germany, flew its first flight on foreign soil at Holzdorf Air Base, a military airfield operated by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe)

    The aircraft executed a flawless flight around the air base, as the Sikorsky team continues preparation for the King Stallion's public international debut at the ILA Berlin Air Show, April 25 - 29.

    The helicopter will remain at the Holzdorf Air Base until the start of the airshow where the CH-53K will showcase its capabilities, maneuverability and advanced fly-by-wire technology during demonstration flights.

    The CH-53K is a candidate for the German Heavy Lift Helicopter Competition launched to replace Luftwaffe CH-53G helicopters.




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