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Utility helicopter
CH-146 Griffon Helicopter.jpg
The Canadian Forces Bell CH-146 Griffon is a typical utility helicopter

A utility helicopter is a multi-purpose helicopter. A utility military helicopter can fill roles such ground attack, air assault, cargo, MEDEVAC, command and control, and troop transport.[1] Some overlap of terminology is inevitable with transport helicopter.

A utility helicopter has been described[by whom?] as the size between a light observation helicopter and a medium transport helicopter or simply a medium transport helicopter. Terminology may understandably be confused since only a few countries deploy heavy-lift helicopters.[citation needed]

See also

  • List of utility helicopters


  1. Farlex, Inc (2012). "Utility helicopter". Retrieved 10 January 2012. 

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