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Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion

Lift typeRotary wing
Construction typeFactory-built
Control typePiloted
Engine typeTurboshaft
ApplicationUtility
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Heavy lift multi mission helicopter powered by three turboshaft engines. Variant developed to replace CH-53E.

Type variants

Variant Launch/First flight Production end  
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion 1970 / 1974 1990 Baseline variant.
Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion 2006 / 2015 Heavy lift helicopter.

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