The First Step to Shipping a Chopper? Remove the Blades

When a high-tech helicopter like the Sikorsky S-92 needs to be transported on a cargo plane, it's crucial that every rotor blade is dismantled and stowed away with care. That's because each one costs over $200,000. (3:41)

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