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Interesting Helicopter and Fixed-wing Facts for Yankton, SD
Did you know that if the engine stops, the helicopter rotor continues to spin allowing the machine to slowly land, generally without crashing to the ground. Much like its inspiration the Maple Tree Fruit.
Helicopter Spotlight for Yankton, SD
The Boeing AH-64 Apache is a four-blade, twin-engine attack helicopter with a tailwheel-type landing gear arrangement, and a tandem cockpit for a two-man crew. It features a nose-mounted sensor suite for target acquisition and night vision systems. It is armed with a 30 mm (1.18 in) M230 Chain Gun carried between the main landing gear, under the aircraft's forward fuselage. It has four hardpoints mounted on stub-wing pylons, typically carrying a mixture of AGM-114 Hellfire missiles and Hydra 70 rocket pods. The AH-64 has a large amount of systems redundancy to improve combat survivability.