Sikorsky's CH-53K heavy lift helicopter makes first flight in Germany



Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, and the US Marine Corps´ CH-53K heavy lift helicopter reached another historic first, the company said.

The CH-53K, which recently arrived in Germany, flew its first flight on foreign soil at Holzdorf Air Base, Germany. 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.

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