Military

CH-53K Assembly/Flight Test Site Opens

By Staff Writer | March 25, 2011

Heavylift

Sikorsky Aircraft’s new Florida Assembly and Flight Operations (FAFO) campus for the U.S. Marine Corps CH-53K heavy lift helicopter is now operational. The company converted a 60,000-square-foot building in West Palm Beach that was the former home of Pratt & Whitney-Rocketdyne to a “modern assembly area” with new workstands, overhead cranes and other equipment in support of final rotor head assembly.
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