CH-53E Super Stallion – The Biggest US Helicopter!

CH-53E Super Stallion

In the video below you will see how a CH-53E Super Stallion show its muscles, lifting a LAV APC and a humvee. The CH-53E Super Stallion is the largest and heaviest helicopter, built by Sikorsky Aircraft for the United States Marine Corps.

Armed with window-mounted 50-caliber machine guns, chaff and flare dispensers for anti-air defense, an in-flight refueling probe for limitless range and a forward-looking infrared (FLIR) imager for night and all-weather navigation, this CH-53E Super Stallion is also the most powerful helicopter used by US military.

This helicopter can carry 37 troops (55 with centerline seats installed). It is operated by a crew of 5, (2 pilots, 1 crew chief/right gunner, 1 left gunner, 1 tail gunner (combat crew), but during peacetime it is flown only by 2 pilots.

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