Airbus facility in Columbus delivers milestone helicopter to U.S. Army

Aug. 20, 2019

Posted: Aug 19, 2019 4:46 PM
Updated: Aug 20, 2019 9:15 AM

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center in fort rucker alabama has a new aircraft and it's all thanks to a manufacturer in columbus. wtva-s amanda haley joins us from airbus where the new helicopter took off. here at airbus... workers make helicopters that are flying in 150 countries around the world. and today marked a big milestone for the company. ." columbus, lowndes county ) colonel william cabaniss, us army) nats- helicopter sound stand up- this is the 200th lakota aircraft that airbus is delivering for the army to use at fort rucker. nats- "this is a huge win for the army" lieutenant colonel william cabaniss is one of the pilots flying with the helicopter to the armys center of aviation excellence. according to lt. colonel cabaniss, the lakota aircrafts are becoming the primary helicopters the army uses to train all army pilots. and he says the new helicopter will help the army in several ways. sot- (lt. colonel william cabaniss - us army- trt:9:26 oc- fly an aircraft "a faster feel of what it feels like to fly the latest technology. but more importantly, it allows to continue training pilots at the pace we need to have enough pilots to fly an aircraft." cabaniss says law enforcement the army center in fort rucker alabama received a new aircraft today. lieutenant colonel cabaniss tells me that creating this aircraft and training the army aviators are all apart of being better prepared.. amanda haley reporting live in columbus, wtva 9 news the 200th helicopter follows many other lakota aircrafts that have already arrived at the armys center for aviaton excellence. a tupelo-based
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