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Sikorsky show brings CH-53K double act to town

25th September 2019 - 16:18 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Manufacturer Sikorsky has held meetings and CH-53K King Stallion flight demonstrations with German and Israeli delegations as it looks to encourage both that the aircraft fits their individual heavy-lift helicopter requirements.

Germany continues to weigh up whether to side with Sikorsky’s in-development aircraft or Boeing’s CH-47F Chinook, with an order of 44-60 of either, to eventually be awarded to a preferred industry bidder in 2021 – while Israel steps up its efforts to replace an ageing CH-53 Yasur fleet. 

Boeing is also expected to host the Middle East nation for demonstrations, though a set timeline has yet to

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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