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10 refurbished Black Hawk to fight Australian fires

10 refurbished Black Hawk to fight Australian fires

In a ground-breaking new deal, Kaan Air Australia, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, and StarFlight Australia, have signed an agreement worth up to AUD $63 million to bring 10 Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters into Australia, with options for an additional 10 aircraft. In a world-first refurbishment program to be undertaken in Brisbane, the… Read more »

Source: Lockheed Martin, 31-Jul-17

Sikorsky sets up EMS championship in Poland with Black Hawks

Sikorsky sets up EMS championship in Poland with Black Hawks

19 crews from all over the country competed in the first Subcarpathian Regional Polish Championships in medical rescue. The main goals of the championships are the acquisition of professional experience, the consolidation of knowledge, exercises, the integration of the medical community, the exchange of experience. The three-day event was the first time in our region…. Read more »

Source: PZL Mielec, 26-Jul-17

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US plans up to 159 refurbished Black Hawks for Afghanistan

US plans up to 159 refurbished Black Hawks for Afghanistan

US Defence Officials have revealed that they are planning to send up to 159 refurbished UH-60A Black Hawks to Afghanistan. The Afghan Air Force will use these helicopters to replace their aging fleet of Mi-17s. As reported by Military Times, the arrival of the Black Hawks will provide security forces the leverage they need to… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 01-Jun-17

Ohio National Guard Blackhawk Upgrade

Ohio National Guard Blackhawk Upgrade

The Ohio National Guard revealed their newest aircraft, the UH-60M Blackhawk. The Guard has used the UH-60 Blackhawk for the past 30 years and welcome the newest model. Major Dave McDarmont has reported on the new “robust airframe” of the craft and how it has a longer service lifespan and is more durable. Complete with… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Feb-17

US Army flies first UH-60V BlackHawk Integrated Cockpit Upgrade Program

US Army flies first UH-60V BlackHawk Integrated Cockpit Upgrade Program

The Army’s PEO Aviation Utility Helicopters Project Office; the Aviation and Missile Command; and the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) teamed with principal industry partner Redstone Defense Systems (RDS) to develop the UH-60V aircraft. RDS, a joint venture between Yulista Aviation, Inc. and Science and Engineering Services, is currently modifying the… Read more »

Source: US Army, 10-Feb-17

DCMA Sikorsky Aircraft delivers 1,000th Black Hawk to Army

DCMA Sikorsky Aircraft delivers 1,000th Black Hawk to Army

The Defense Contract Management Agency wants to make sure Black Hawk helicopter pilots have the safest aircraft needed to accomplish their mission around the world. On Oct. 13, DCMA Sikorsky Aircraft based here held a ceremony to celebrate its 1,000th Black Hawk delivery to the Army. “DCMA Sikorsky has been delegated a series of contract… Read more »

Source: DMCA, 15-Nov-16

Sikorsky Announces 5th Year of Helicopter 2050 Challenge

Sikorsky Announces 5th Year of Helicopter 2050 Challenge

The national competition kicked off June 1 and will run until October 15, 2015. The winner of the 2015 competition will receive the Igor Sikorsky Youth Innovator Award and a $1,000 scholarship. In addition, the young innovator will be flown to Sikorsky’s headquarters in Stratford, Connecticut, to tour the assembly lines of the iconic BLACK… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 04-Jun-15

AGD SYSTEMS Offers UH-60A Black Hawk Helicopters, Services and Training

AGD SYSTEMS Offers UH-60A Black Hawk Helicopters, Services and Training

AGD SYSTEMS announces offer of UH-60A Black Hawk Helicopters for Government contract services and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. AGD SYSTEMS together with its teaming partner BHI have secured more than (30+) UH-60A Black Hawk Helicopters making that the largest acquisition of UH-60 Helicopters by a private civilian organization in history to date. The UH-60… Read more »

Source: AGD, 04-Jun-15

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Pratt & Whitney approves AAR to overhaul Black Hawk APUs

Pratt & Whitney approves AAR to overhaul Black Hawk APUs

AAR (NYSE: AIR) has won an endorsement from Pratt & Whitney to enhance the U.S. Army contract to upgrade and overhaul Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) for its UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. The new certification augments work being performed at AAR’s Aircraft Component Services facility in Garden City on Long Island as part of a five-year… Read more »

Source: AAR, 04-Jun-15

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Poland – Sikorsky workers stage protest at Mielec

Poland – Sikorsky workers stage protest at Mielec

Rzeszow police this week seized 56,000 counterfeited bottles of a well-known anti-dandruff shampoo from 26 shops in and around the city in one of the biggest operations of its kind in Europe. The investigation covered several regions back to the source of the fake goods. See Full Story

Source: NPE, 12-May-15

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PPG produces transparencies for first S-97 Raider

PPG produces transparencies for first S-97 Raider

PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) aerospace transparencies group produced the transparencies for the S-97 RAIDER™ rotorcraft prototype rolled out by Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. The 14-square-foot windshields are polycarbonate laminates for high impact strength and light weight with proprietary protective coatings to extend service life, according to Brent Wright, PPG global platform director for aerospace transparencies. “Sikorsky wanted… Read more »

Source: PPG, 27-Mar-15

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Northrop Grumman to Showcase Tomorrow’s Solutions for Today’s Army Aviation Force at Quad-A Summit

Northrop Grumman to Showcase Tomorrow’s Solutions for Today’s Army Aviation Force at Quad-A Summit

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight a full range of solutions aimed at providing best-value enhancements and game-changing capabilities during the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Mission Solutions Summit. The event will be held March 29-31 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Northrop Grumman’s booth 800 will spotlight… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 24-Mar-15

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International Representatives View CH-53K Helicopter

International Representatives View CH-53K Helicopter

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently hosted more than two dozen guests, including delegates from NATO’s Joint Capability Group Vertical Lift (JCGVL), for an up close look at the U.S. Marine Corps’ CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. The group toured Sikorsky’s Florida Assembly & Flight Operations Center where they were… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 24-Mar-15

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Pall delivers 200th PUREair Dry Barrier Filter Element for US Army Black Hawks

Pall delivers 200th PUREair Dry Barrier Filter Element for US Army Black Hawks

Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) today announced that it has delivered its 200th PUREair Dry Barrier filter element to the U.S. Army.  Pall Aerospace has been delivering product since July 2014 to support the U.S. Army’s effort to re-source the UH-60 BLACK HAWK Engine Inlet Barrier Filters (EIBF).  This indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ), competitive contract awarded… Read more »

Source: PALL, 16-Mar-15

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DART Offers Pall Dry Barrier Filters to Reduce Maintenance Costs

DART Offers Pall Dry Barrier Filters to Reduce Maintenance Costs

DART Aerospace is proud to introduce the new PB110D PUREair Dry Barrier Filter, a direct-fit replacement for the Donaldsonoil-wetted Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF).The Dry Barrier Filteris an addition to the currentportfolio of PUREairproducts co-developed by Pall and DART Aerospace. The Pall Aerospace PUREairDry Barrier Filter is cleaned with water only and is ready for re-use… Read more »

Source: DART, 10-Dec-14

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