April 5, 1991: St. Louis, April 5, 1991, in the midst of the AAAA Annual Convention, a contract was signed. Beneficiary of the agreement was the First Team, comprising Boeing Helicopters and Sikorsky Aircraft Division of UTC, for delivery of the RAH-66 Comanche; known previously as the Light Helicopter (LH). Prototypes will be produced for the first scheduled flight for August 1994. Production is scheduled for October 1996, 1,292 machines.
Source: See page 45, “Briefings,” Army Aviation, May 31, 1991 issue. Photo: RAH-66 Comanche helicopter