The U.S. Marines Threw Open the ‘Barn’ and Launched a Whole Bunch of Attack Helicopters
War Is Boring

The AH-1 and the UH-1 are examples of how airframes are a relatively minor part of how helicopters have evolved over the last 50 years or so. The Army uses an evolved version of the CH-47 that was first used in ’62. The most popular helicopter in the world is the Mi-8/Mi-17 family that goes back to ’67.

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