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Featuring single four-blade rotor and twin engines, the UH-72 was designed as a light utility aircraft.
Featuring single four-blade rotor and twin engines, the UH-72 was designed as a light utility aircraft.
Students view helicopters and get an on-the-ground perspective from military personnel.
Students view helicopters and get an on-the-ground perspective from military personnel.
The UH-60 awaits inspection.
The UH-60 awaits inspection.
With its tandem rotor and heavy-lifting ability, the CH-47 cuts an imposing figure.
With its tandem rotor and heavy-lifting ability, the CH-47 cuts an imposing figure.

Maj. Kenneth Smith brought a group of 11 mechanics, crew chiefs, and maintenance and instructor pilots to the Lumley Aviation Center in three helicopters on Wednesday afternoon. The aircraft –  a Boeing CH-47, a Eurocopter UH-72 and a Sikorsky UH-60 – are from the Pennsylvania Army National Guard stationed at Indiantown Gap. Smith spoke to Penn College aviation students about federal technician openings, for which they will be qualified upon graduation.
Photos by Thomas D. Inman, associate professor of aviation, and Matthew D. Krepps, instructor of aviation maintenance

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