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“The AH-56 Cheyenne was a four-bladed, single-engine attack helicopter developed by Lockheed for the United States Army’s Advanced Aerial Fire Support System (AAFSS) program to produce the Army’s first, dedicated attack helicopter. Lockheed designed the AH-56 utilizing a rigid-rotor and configured the aircraft as a compound helicopter; with low-mounted wings and a tail-mounted thrusting propeller.”  In 1966, the Army awarded Lockheed a contract to develop 10 prototype...

“The AH-56 Cheyenne was a four-bladed, single-engine attack helicopter developed by Lockheed for the United States Army’s Advanced Aerial Fire Support System (AAFSS) program to produce the Army’s first, dedicated attack helicopter. Lockheed designed the AH-56 utilizing a rigid-rotor and configured the aircraft as a compound helicopter; with low-mounted wings and a tail-mounted thrusting propeller.” In 1966, the Army awarded Lockheed a contract to develop 10 prototype...

Lockheed proposal for the LARA (Light Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft), competition won by the OV-10 Bronco

Lockheed proposal for the LARA (Light Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft), competition won by the OV-10 Bronco

Advanced Attack Helicopter program contenders: 1972-1976. Following the cancellation of the Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne in 1972, a new program was authorized by the US Army to find a replacement for the Bell AH-1 Cobra. The Hughes YAH-64 Apache (Photo #1) came out as the winner of that contest, having flown against the Bell YAH-63 (Photos #2 - 4) during 1975 and 1976. Additional entrants, which did not make the final fly-off, were the Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk (Photos #5-6), the Lockheed CL-1700…

Advanced Attack Helicopter program contenders: 1972-1976. Following the cancellation of the Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne in 1972, a new program was authorized by the US Army to find a replacement for the Bell AH-1 Cobra. The Hughes YAH-64 Apache (Photo #1) came out as the winner of that contest, having flown against the Bell YAH-63 (Photos #2 - 4) during 1975 and 1976. Additional entrants, which did not make the final fly-off, were the Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk (Photos #5-6), the Lockheed CL-1700…

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