• Short Summary

    A new high-speed helicopter, developed by the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, is nearing the end of a series of exhaustive tests above the Arizona Desert.

  • Description

    A new high-speed helicopter, developed by the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, is nearing the end of a series of exhaustive tests above the Arizona Desert. Official film shows the helicopter in action. Named the "Cheyenne", it has flown for 926 hours, reaching a top speed of 238 miles per hour (380 kph). The machine is equipped with an arsenal of anti-tank missiles, rockets, cannons and grenades. United States Army Test Pilots are now flying the "Cheyenne". The helicopter is unusual in that it has a combination of rigid rotor, wing and pusher propeller.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6LVRSVW3B7MCK07PZDULJYAE2
    Media URN:
    VLVA6LVRSVW3B7MCK07PZDULJYAE2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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