First Boeing MH-139 Helicopter For USAF Completes Initial Flights

Credit: Boeing
PHILADELPHIA—The first MH-139 helicopter for the U.S. Air Force has completed initial test flights at Leonardo Helicopter’s assembly plant here. Boeing in September 2018 won the $2.38 billion program for 84 MH-139s to replace Air Force Bell UH-1Ns used to guard nuclear missile silos. The initial...

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