CH-53

The story behind this photo of USS Austin amphibious transport ship being towed by a CH-53 Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter

The story behind this photo of USS Austin amphibious transport ship being towed by a CH-53 Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter

The CH-53 Super Stallion The CH-53 Super Stallion has been a workhorse around the world for the US Marine Corps… Read More

3 months ago

CH-53K King Stallion lifts F-35C Lightning II in external load test

The F-35C and rigging weighed about 22,000 pounds. The CH-53K is currently cleared to conduct a 27,000-pound external lift and… Read More

1 year ago

CH-53K King Stallion approved for Full Rate Production and deployment

The CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter has entered Full Rate Production and its deployment phase. The CH-53K King Stallion… Read More

1 year ago

US Marine Corps Declares Initial Operational Capability Of Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion

The US Marine Corps (USMC) declared Initial Operational Capability for the CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter. The US Marine… Read More

2 years ago

The story behind the photo of a CH-53 heavy-lift helicopter towing USS Austin amphibious transport ship

The photo in this post features a CH-53 heavy-lift helicopter acting as a tug for USS Austin LPD-4 in Long… Read More

2 years ago

Here’s why the CH-37 Mojave is (probably) the worst military helicopter ever made

The empty weight of the CH-37 was 20,800 pounds and the maximum takeoff weight was 31,000 pounds. This gave a… Read More

4 years ago

GERMANY KICK-STARTS PROCESS TO PURCHASE NEW HEAVY-LIFT HELICOPTERS

Lockheed Martin will bid with its massive CH-53K helicopter, while Boeing will seek to sell its smaller twin-rotor CH-47 The… Read More

6 years ago

ISRAELI AIR FORCE COULD BUY CH-53K KING STALLION HELICOPTER INSTEAD OF V-22 OSPREY TILTROTOR

An other potential candidate to replace the Israeli air force's aged CH-53s by around 2025 include Sikorsky's new CH-53K Flight… Read More

6 years ago

USMC CH-53 THAT MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN EMPTY FIELD IN OKINAWA HAD AN IN-FLIGHT ENGINE FIRE

No injuries were reported among the seven crewmembers aboard the CH-53 On Oct. 11, 2017 a U.S. Marine Corps (USMC)… Read More

7 years ago

USMC CH-53 SUPER STALLION HEAVY LIFT HELICOPTERS PERFORM IMPRESSIVE FORMATION FLIGHT

This CH-53 Super Stallion formation flight was performed to celebrate attaining the unit’s training requirements for this fiscal year Taken… Read More

7 years ago

FAMOUS USMC AH-1 COBRA FEMALE PILOT PERFORMS HER LAST FLIGHT BEFORE BEGINNING ASTRONAUT TRAINING

Maj. Jasmin Moghbeli, who has been chosen for the NASA Astronaut Candidate Class of 2017, has flown over 500 missions,… Read More

7 years ago