The U.S. Army is hoping entry of the Airbus Helicopters UH-72 Lakota into the flight-training role will herald students better prepared for the front line and a new generation of rotorcraft. But there are questions about whether the training benefits will outweigh the costs of operating what is clearly a bigger, more operationally expensive helicopter.  Since the early 1990s, new Army aviators and foreign students here have been cutting their teeth on Bell’s single-engine TH-67 ...


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