UH-60 Blackhawk

The US Army UH-60 pilot with a wounded soldier aboard that during Operation Urgent Fury landed on a US Navy carrier even though he was waved off because he was not deck qualified

The US Army UH-60 pilot with a wounded soldier aboard that during Operation Urgent Fury landed on a US Navy carrier even though he was waved off because he was not deck qualified

The UH-60 Black Hawk during Operation Urgent Fury In October 1983, the US Army received orders to provide immediate military… Read More

3 months ago

RAF Harrier GR.7 pilot recalls the recce mission he and his wingman flew above the crash site of two US Army UH-60 Black Hawks shot down in error by two USAF F-15s

The Harrier GR.7 Famous throughout the world as the first jet fighter capable of vertical take-off and landing, the Harrier… Read More

5 months ago

Call Sign Vodka: the US Army UH-60 Pilot who played a prank on Bagram Tower when by using heavy Russian accent he pretended to be a Russian Mi-8 pilot requesting to land

US Army UH-60 Blackhawk in Afghanistan The book War and Coffee by US Army UH-60 Blackhawk pilot Joshua Havill is… Read More

5 months ago

Sikorsky marks the delivery of the 5,000th Black Hawk, Highlights Versatility And Future Of Iconic Helicopter

This US Army UH-60M is the 5,000th Black Hawk delivered by Sikorsky. The iconic aircraft will continue to support medium-lift… Read More

1 year ago

Black Hawk Helicopter Flies Logistics And Rescue Missions Without Pilots On Board for the first time

These Black Hawk flights show how existing and future piloted utility helicopters could one day fly complex missions in reduced… Read More

1 year ago

Australia cleared to acquire 40 UH-60M Black Hawks to replace its troubled fleet of Relatively New MRH-90 Taipan European Helicopters

Australia’s attempt to replace the troubled MRH-90 Taipan helicopter with the UH-60M has taken another step forward after the US… Read More

1 year ago

US Army and Sikorsky sign 10th multiple-year contract for H-60 Black Hawk Helicopter

The "Multi-Year X" contract for UH-60M Black Hawk and HH-60M MEDEVAC aircraft marks the 10th multiple-year contract for Sikorsky and… Read More

2 years ago

Former Marine Infantry Rifleman explains why (except the VH-60 White Hawks flown by HMX-1) the USMC doesn’t use the Black Hawk Multirole Helicopter

One of the few military branches that does not use the iconic Black Hawk helicopter is the US Marine Corps.… Read More

2 years ago

Video shows SB>1 Defiant performing Slalom Manoeuvres, Carrying Sling Load and Landing with One Engine

"These test flights are part of our continuing demonstration of how DEFIANT supports the Army’s missions of massing combat power… Read More

2 years ago

Safe, Reliable, and Uninhabited: in a first-ever Flight Demonstration a Black Hawk Helicopter flies with No One Inside in a 30-minute Flight

The Model A Black Hawk helicopter, identifiable by DARPA’s logo and tail number N60-OPV, completed a pre-flight check list, started… Read More

2 years ago

Defiant Executes US Army Air Assault Mission Profile, Demonstrates Unsurpassed Speed, Maneuverability and Agility in High-Speed, Low-Level Operations and Confined Area Landings

These flights validate Defiant’s relevancy to the Army’s mission, providing agility at the objective (also known as the “X”), and… Read More

2 years ago

SB>1 Defiant Flexes Its Muscles by lifting a 5,300-pound Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System training load

The SB>1 Defiant helicopter demonstrated mission-relevant cargo capacity by lifting a 5,300-pound Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System training load. As… Read More

3 years ago

US Army Black Hawk helicopter makes emergency landing in downtown Bucharest, Romania’s capital

A US Army Black Hawk helicopter made an emergency landing at Charles de Gaulle Square, Bucharest, tearing down two public… Read More

3 years ago

Sikorsky and DARPA fly Black Hawk helicopter with a tablet from take-off to obstacle avoidance in a first-of-its-kind mission

This technology was recently tested in a first-of-its-kind mission, demonstrating complete supervised autonomy capabilities on the S-70 Optionally Piloted Vehicle… Read More

3 years ago

[Video] Sikorsky-Boeing Team reveals Defiant X, the fastest, most maneuverable and most survivable assault helicopter in history

Defiant X is a complete weapon system that builds on the handling qualities and transformational capabilities proven by the team's… Read More

3 years ago

With airlines not hiring, US Army looks to bring former aviators back

Aviators are needed for AH-64 Apache attack helicopters, as well as CH-47 Chinooks, UH-60 Black Hawks and in some instances,… Read More

4 years ago

[Video] SB>1 Defiant achieves record speed of 205 knots

The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant recently achieved 205 knots, surpassing the top speed of the legendary Black Hawk. Released on Jun… Read More

4 years ago