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Iowa National Guard to Introduce Aircraft Models

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    April 3, 2014 | 12:51 pm
    DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa National Guard is introducing two new models of helicopters for its aviation units.

    The Guard will hold a public event Tuesday afternoon at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Davenport for the CH-47F Chinook and UH-72A Lakota helicopters.

    The upgraded CH-47F Chinook features a new digital cockpit and enhanced communications and navigation equipment. The UH-72A has two versions used for emergency medical transportation.

    The aviation units at the facility will fly, maintain, and refuel the helicopters.

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