According to its manufacturer (Boeing Vertol Company), this was the first fiberglass rotor blade assembled in the U.S. Intended for use on U.S. Navy CH-46 Sea Knights, the blade had a fiberglass epoxy spar, a titanium/nickel leading edge and a fiberglass/nomex aft fairing. From Vertiflite, January/February 1977 (page 17).

Fiberglass main rotor blade for the CH-46

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According to its manufacturer (Boeing Vertol Company), this was the first fiberglass rotor blade assembled in the U.S. Intended for use on U.S. Navy CH-46 Sea Knights, the blade had a fiberglass epoxy spar, a titanium/nickel leading edge and a fiberglass/nomex aft fairing. From Vertiflite, January/February 1977 (page 17).

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