Posted at: 07/09/2013 7:15 AM

Print Story  Email to a Friend

Iowa National Guard to Introduce Aircraft Models


MGN Online

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa National Guard is introducing two new models of helicopters for its aviation units.
    
The Guard will hold a public event Tuesday afternoon at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Davenport for the CH-47F Chinook and UH-72A Lakota helicopters.
    
The upgraded CH-47F Chinook features a new digital cockpit and enhanced communications and navigation equipment. The UH-72A has two versions used for emergency medical transportation.
    
The aviation units at the facility will fly, maintain, and refuel the helicopters.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)