Friday, April 12, 2024

Last Flight of a CH-46: A Retirement Ceremony for the CH-46 Program

The CH-46 Sea Knight has served America’s military with distinction for more than 50 years.

On Saturday, August 1, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, in collaboration with the United States Marine Corps and National Museum of the United States Marine Corps, will present a retirement ceremony for this historic aircraft. Join us at noon outside the Boeing Aviation Hangar as one of the last CH-46 Sea Knights makes its final flight to the Udvar-Hazy Center.

The aircraft featured in the retirement ceremony is being donated to the National Museum of the Marine Corps by the United States Marine Corps.

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It will loaned to the National Air and Space Museum and remain on display at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center until an expansion of the National Museum of the Marine Corps is complete in the coming years.

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