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Here is a roundup of rotary wing aviation news from the 2019 Paris Air Show, which took place from 17 to 23 June at Le Bourget, France. Sikorsky’s International Capture Manager for the CH-53K (Beth Parcella) declared on 18 June that a number of governments were interested in acquiring the aircraft, especially since the US Navy’s secretary gave an approval for international pilots which shall be effective in the coming months. Also dubbed the ‘King Stallion’, the CH-53K is already in production for the Marine Corps where it shall replace up to 200 old CH-53Es. Israel and Germany have so far both expressed their interest publicly for the aircraft, although it is expected to compete with Boeing’s CH-47F. Dan Schultz, Sikorsky’s president, also added that his firm expects...