Sikorsky’s CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopter Makes Historic First Flight in Germany

HOLZDORF, Germany, April 12, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, and the U.S. Marine Corps’ CH-53K heavy lift helicopter reached another historic first. 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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