A king has arrived: Sikorsky CH-53 King Stallion Heavy Lift Helicopter arrives in Germany for international debut

King Stallion will demonstrate its flight capabilities and manoeuvrability at ILA Berlin Air Show

A CH-53K heavy lift helicopter built by Sikorsky arrived in Holzdorf, Germany, ahead of its international debut at the ILA Berlin Air Show next month.

This is the first time a King Stallion helicopter has been loaded into a C-17 Globemaster and transported to the base of a European ally.

“We are excited for the opportunity to showcase the capabilities of this all new CH-53K heavy lift helicopter to an international audience. This is the only true heavy lift helicopter in production,” said Sikorsky President Dan Schultz.

Sikorsky demonstrated the King Stallion’s strategic airlift capability during an exercise at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, prior to the departure for Germany.


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