First flight of the Hughes YOH-6A (LOH competitor)

Wednesday, February 27, 1963

 

Description

The aircraft was developed from the Hughes 369 and was one of the proposals that went forward for further evaluation in the US Army/Navy competition to find a new Light Observation Helicopter. The aircraft was originally designated YHO-6A before it was changedin 1962. The type went on to win the LOH competition and became the OH-6A in U.S. Army service (TH-6A in the training role).

 

Source: 2016 Year at a Glance, 2016 AHS History Calendar

 

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Hughes OH-6A Cayuse

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