Light Observation Helicopter (LOH) contract awarded to Hughes OH-6A

Wednesday, May 26, 1965



The initial contract award was for 714 LOH helicopters

This was the result of a 3-way competition between offerings from Bell Helicopter, Hiller and Hughes Tool Co.

Source: "Hughes Wins Long-Lived LOH Competition", AW&ST, 31 May 1965, page 20


Aircraft related to this milestone
Hughes OH-6A Cayuse