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Spirit AeroSystems celebrates helicopter rollout

December 15, 2010

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— Spirit AeroSystems is planning to celebrate the rollout of a helicopter fuselage for the U.S. Marine Corps.

The firm says Thursday's event marks the first Sikorsky CH-53K fuselage coming out of the Wichita plant.

Spirit says the CH-53K is a dual-piloted, multi-engine helicopter designed for heavy lift capacity. The helicopter is designed to deliver heavy equipment, supplies and personnel between ships and military operations ashore.

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