Posted at: 07/09/2013 7:15 AM
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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