2019 Canadian International Air Show. The New, State-of-the-art CH-148 Cyclone


Monday, September 2, 2019 8:00:00 PM

The new, state-of-the-art, Canada's main ship-borne maritime helicopter CH-148 Cyclone at the Canadian International Air Show.

The state-of-the-art CH-148 Cyclone replaced the CH-124 Sea King as Canada’s main ship-borne maritime
helicopter, providing air support to the Royal Canadian Navy. This new fleet of aircraft is at the forefront of modern technology and one of the most capable maritime helicopters in the world. Well equipped, the CH-148 can excel in all the missions it is designed to undertake.

The Cyclone serves a number of key roles and participates in a variety of activities. It conducts Surface and
Subsurface Surveillance and Control, utility and search and rescue missions. It also provides tactical transport for national and international security efforts. This twin-engine helicopter is compatible with the
latest high-tech naval frigates and includes several new safety features. Its aluminum and composite airframe is built with lightning-strike and high-intensity radio frequency pulse protection. The aircraft also incorporates flaw tolerance and engine burst containment.

The versatile Cyclone can conduct its operations day and night, and in most weather conditions. The CH-148 is approximately 10% faster than a Sea King.

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