Many U.S. army helicopters (Apache, Black Hawk, Chinook, etc.) are named after Native Americans tribes is because of Army Regulation 70-28, Army aircraft were specifically categorized as requiring “Indian terms and names of American Indian tribes and chiefs.” – Tiny Fox Lab Facts
Named After Native Americans
Army Regulation 70-28 was eventually rescinded, but it's clear that the tradition has continued.
Jesse, posted on 01/02/2020, 1,211 views