Development of the CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter for the U.S. Marine Corps is staying on track, Sikorsky says, as the $3.5 billion program enters the ground and flight-testing phase. Sikorsky has completed the ground-test vehicle (GTV) and one of four flight-test aircraft, with the other three in final assembly at its development test center in West Palm Beach, Fla. “We are managing cost to be consistent with the budget, and are still fully funded,” says Mike Torok, Sikorsky vice ...


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