The first CH-53K King Stallion was delivered to Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, N.C. This was another on-time milestone for the U.S. Marine Corps' future heavy-lift helicopter program. The helicopter's arrival to New River enters it into the Supportability Test Plan where U.S. Marines will conduct a logistics assessment on the maintenance, sustainment and overall aviation logistics support of the King Stallion. The CH-53K is a new build aircraft with the same logistical footprint as the current CH-53E Super Stallion, but is fly-by-wire, software driven and it can lift three times more. Modernization is already built into the aircraft.
Every year experts release their thoughts on what the aviation industry, and our segment of it, will do during the coming years. As we have seen time and time again, sometimes they are right. And sometimes they are not. There is always a chance for an unpredictable event such as a terrorist attack,…
Ryan Robertson has joined C&L Aviation Group as sales manager for Component Repair. Robertson has more than 15 years of experience with regional aircraft and component repairs. Before joining C&L in 2...
This year saw the fourth NDT requirements workshop run by the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT). The Workshop on NDT Requirements for Marine Composites took place on 27 February 201...
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