WAH-64 Apache helicopter on maiden flight

GKN Westland denied reports that its WAH-64 Apache helicopter was incapable of flying. The company said the first aircraft had experienced no problems during its 18-minute maiden flight. Nine Apaches are due to be delivered to the UK armed forces’ new Joint Helicopter Command in December.

GKN Westland denied reports that its WAH-64 Apache helicopter was incapable of flying. The company said the first aircraft had experienced no problems during its 18-minute maiden flight. Nine Apaches are due to be delivered to the UK armed forces’ new Joint Helicopter Command in December.