Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. announced today at the LAAD Defence & Security International Exhibition that the Colombian Army has contracted to buy two additional S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopters. The two aircraft will augment five S-70i helicopters… Continue reading
The Colombian Army has formally inducted five new Sikorsky S-70i multi-mission helicopters into its fleet of BLACK HAWK aircraft. Colombia is the first South American country to buy the S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopter variant from Sikorsky Aircraft,… Continue reading
Sikorsky Aerospace Services Provides In-Country Depot Level Repairs to Colombian Army BLACK HAWK Fleet
Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) today announced plans to structurally repair sevendamaged UH-60L BLACK HAWK helicopters for the Colombian Army (COLAR) at its base depot in Tolemaida, Colombia. To ensure sustained support for operations as mandated by the… Continue reading
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the award of the Combat Tempered Platform Demonstration (CTPD) contract from the U.S. Army’s Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD). This program will build upon and improve the BLACK HAWK platform’s already high operational durability and… Continue reading
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and the U.S. Army today celebrated the delivery of the 500thH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopter. The deliveries to date comprise 400 UH-60M utility and 100 HH-60M MEDEVAC aircraft, the… Continue reading
Aircraft of a very different type were seen over the North Yorkshire skies this week as Royal Air Force Leeming hosted an aerobatic team preparing to make their debut at UK air shows after almost 20 years of preparation.
The… Continue reading
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on June 12 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Qatar of 12 UH-60M BLACK HAWK Utility Helicopters, 26 T700-GE-701D Engines (24 installed and 2 spares), 15 AN/AAR-57 V(7) Common… Continue reading
History will be made at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire this summer when the South Korean Black Eagles become the first aerobatics display team from Asia to perform in Europe.
The team, comprising eight T-50 ‘Golden Eagle’ supersonic light-trainer aircraft, will… Continue reading
STRATFORD, Connecticut – Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), today delivered to the U.S. Army the fourth of 15 BLACK HAWK aircraft for further transfer to the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV).
Sikorsky is building and delivering… Continue reading
Sikorsky Aerospace Services to Perform A-to-L Upgrades on Royal Saudi Land Forces’ BLACK HAWK Helicopters
Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced today the signing of a follow-on contract with the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command (RSLFAC) to upgrade its fleet of BLACK HAWK UH-60A helicopters to the more modern UH-60L aircraft configuration. SAS is the… Continue reading
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., Aug. 25, 2011) — In use in other Defense Department aircraft for years, fly-by-wire now replaces the conventional manual flight controls in some Black Hawk helicopters with an electronic interface.
In older aircraft, cables run from the… Continue reading
STRATFORD, Connecticut – Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) will display an S-70iâ„¢ BLACK HAWK helicopter outside the UTC Chalet during the Paris Air Show. The international event marks the first time the new… Continue reading