14-Aug-2017 Source: FAB
[electronic translation] A meeting in commemoration of the 30 thousand flight hours of the H-60 Black Hawk helicopter was held this Wednesday (02/08) in the Office of Air Force Commander, Air Lieutenant Nivaldo Luiz Rossato. Representatives of Sikorsky Aircraft, a US company responsible for manufacturing the aircraft, delivered a helicopter miniature and a plate, referring to the important mark achieved by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB).
Present at the ceremony were regional sales manager Sikorsky Aircraft, Joseph Dasilva; The CEO of Powerpack – representative of the North American company in Brazil, Marcos de Souza Dantas and the commercial manager of Powerpack, Paulo Cezar Cerqueira . Also participating were the Chief of the Cabinet of the Commander of the Air Force (GABAER), Major-Brigadeiro do Ar Marcelo Kanitz Damasceno; The representative of the Preparation Command (COMPREP), Brigadier of Air Raimundo Nogueira Lopes Neto; And Air Brigadier Antonio Ramirez Lorenzo, Head of the Aeronautics Social Communication Center (CECOMSAER). According to Joseph Dasilva, it is an honor to celebrate this milestone in the Air Force. “Sikorsky is very proud to have the FAB operating the Black Hawk. We have followed the many humanitarian missions carried out by the FAB and this was the dream of our founder Igor Sikorsky. Thank you very much for the trust, “he said. Already for the Air Force Commander, the FAB integration missions emphasize the importance of Black Hawk. “It’s a fundamental and extremely safe helicopter.They serve our role of integration in remote areas, also in combat missions, in addition to search and rescue, “he summarized.