Sikorsky combat rescue helicopter achieves first flight

By Sara Sirota  
May 17, 2019 at 4:37 PM
Sikorsky's Combat Rescue Helicopter -- the Air Force's replacement to its legacy Pave Hawk fleet -- achieved its first flight today at a company facility in West Palm Beach, FL. One HH-60W flew today for 1.2 hours, and another helicopter is scheduled for a flight test next week, the company said. "This achievement is yet another vital step toward a low rate initial production decision and getting this much-needed aircraft and its advanced capabilities to the warfighter," Dana Fiatarone, a...

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