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Maybe the VH-3D isn’t so bad

President Barack Obama kidded yesterday that he didn’t realize he was so deprived by the VH-3D that he needed a new helicopter. It was a great line. Even presidential rival Senator John McCain laughed heartily. But was Obama’s comment, in fact, untrue? Is he deprived by his executive helicopter?The first Sikorsky VH-3D was delivered in […]

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VH-71: Dead Helo Walking

How does the VH-71 survive after this unlikely exchange yesterday between Sen John McCain and President Barack Obama at the White House Fiscal Responsibility Summit? Read the transcript on the jump.

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