Wednesday, August 21, 2019

200th Lakota for Army training

COLUMBUS, Miss. – Airbus Helicopters delivered on Aug. 19 the 200th UH-72A Lakota for training with the Army Aviation Center of Excellence at Fort Rucker, Ala. Airbus Helicopters has built more than 550 aircraft for the U.S. government since 2006. The UH-72A Lakota is a derivative of the EC145 twin-engine rotorcraft, and is operated by U.S. Navy, U.S. Army and other various military units worldwide. To date, the Lakota fleet has amassed more than 600,000 flight hours. (Sources: Vertical Magazine, The Dispatch, 08/20/19)