This metal Helicopter rotor was shot by a 20 mm round by the Lockheed California Co.and shown in contrast to Lockheed's composite model. This metal blade would not have survived the shot from the 20 mm cannon, but it's composite counterpart would have.

From Vertiflite, May/June 1975.

Standard Rotor-Blade Punctured by a 20mm Round

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This metal Helicopter rotor was shot by a 20 mm round by the Lockheed California Co.and shown in contrast to Lockheed's composite model. This metal blade would not have survived the shot from the 20 mm cannon, but it's composite counterpart would have.

From Vertiflite, May/June 1975.

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