Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

NH90 TTH. Made by NHIndustries

The NHIndustries NH90 is a medium-sized, twin-engine, multi-role military helicopter. It was developed in response to NATO requirements for a battlefield helicopter which would also be capable of being operated in naval environments. The NH90 was developed and is manufactured by NHIndustries, a collaborative company, which is owned by Airbus Helicopters, Leonardo (formerly AgustaWestland) and …

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Black Piasecki H-21

Piasecki H-21, Naval Aeronautics Museum (fr. Musée de l’Aéronautique Navale) in Rochefort. The Piasecki H-21 Workhorse/Shawnee is an American helicopter, the fourth of a line of tandem rotor helicopters designed and built by Piasecki Helicopter (later Boeing Vertol). The H-21 was originally developed by Piasecki as an Arctic rescue helicopter.

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Fastest helicopters: SA 321 Super Frelon

The Aérospatiale (formerly Sud Aviation) SA 321 Super Frelon (“Super Hornet”) is a three-engined heavy transport helicopter produced by aerospace manufacturer Sud Aviation (later Aérospatiale) of France. It held the distinction of being the most powerful helicopter to be built in Europe at one point, as well as being the world’s fastest helicopter.

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Combat helicopters: Eurocopter AS 365 MTR Panther

The Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) AS 365 Panther is the military version of the Eurocopter AS 365 Dauphin medium-weight multi-purpose twin-engine helicopter. The Panther is used for a wide range of military roles, including combat assault, fire support, anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, search and rescue, and medical evacuation (MEDEVAC). AS 365 MTR Panther: prototype military …

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