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reply to post by OtherSideOfTheCoin
I thought at first it might have been a pic of a Taiwanese AH64D but the one pic on the above mentioned site has a Cady with a Chinese plate on it.
That also raised another question....Since the Taiwan government is semi pro-Chinese maybe they had a little exchange with the Chinese, since they are the only ones outside of the US that I know that bought and operate them. Taiwan is just a stones throw from main land China.
If true this would be a huge scandel for the current standing Taiwanese gov.
The Aviationist has pictures of what appears to be a fully intact AH-64D on a flatbed truck in China. Interestingly it's not covered at all, like similar helicopter moves have been. So it's not clear if it's a mockup or an actual Apache. If it's a mockup however, the small details down to the clarity of the canopy are pretty good.
It's possible that one of the ones downed in Iraq was captured intact and given to them, although the Army claims they were all destroyed after being downed.
Is this going to be the next attack helicopter out of China? I guess we'll have to wait and see.