King Stallion


Jerry Gunner brings us up to date on America’s newest heavy-lift helicopter, the CH-53K King Stallion

The anhedral tips of the King Stallion’s main rotor blades are evident in this image.
All images Lockheed Martin

Battlefield tactical airlift came of age in Vietnam half a century ago when America’s GIs and Marines not only rode to war in helicopters but relied on them to deliver materiel, large and small.

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