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Where The Decades Old Sikorsky CH-54 Helicopter Is Still In Use Today

The United States of America is one of the most developed countries in the world.

The country had been a superpower since the end of the second world war.

In terms of military technology, the country Is ranked among the top countries with the best technology.

The United States Of America has sophisticated war weapons that can cause a lot of damage within a few minutes.


For instance, the country possesses deadly fighter jets, tankers, humored vehicles, special machines guns, choppers among other war machinery.

In this piece am going to share with you one of the most important and complicated types of aircraft known as the Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe that is used by the army.

It was mainly used during the Vietnam War for transportation purposes.


The massive engines of this helicopter are mounted on the fuselage's top.

When fully laden, it can reach speeds of up to 100 kph.

In addition, it can reach a top speed of 240 kilometers per hour when it is empty.

First, the plane served the military as a means of transportation for a variety of cargo.

However, it was no longer in use by the military a few years ago.


Other public functions, such as firefighting and rescue operations, are currently provided by the helicopter.

Equipment for water droplets can be installed on the helicopter, as seen in the photo below.

In the event of a fire, foam or gel can be used to extinguish the flames.


Sikorsky CH-54 has a crane that is mounted just below the fuselage.

The crane is usually operated by a co-pirate and a certified engineer.

The helicopter is used to carry out various tasks such as rescue missions, delivering medical supplies to remote areas, transporting army weapons among other tasks.