Philippine Army chief seeks Black Hawk acquisition

Lt Gen Romeo Brawner Jr – commander of the Philippine Army – has recently told reporters that he wants to acquire more Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk battlefield utility helicopters to strengthen the fleet

NAVAIR completes 50th RESET maintenance process on CH-53E

US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) announced on September 28 that it has completed the 50th RESET maintenance process on the USMC's Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift transport helicopter fleet

Unique ‘Flying Crane’ taking shape in Connecticut

The sole Sikorsky S-60 ‘Flying Crane’ has entered a 12th year of restoration

Sikorsky to produce additional UH-60Ms for Jordan 

Sikorsky is to produce two UH-60M Black Hawks for the Royal Jordanian Air Force after  a contract valued at $32.8m was awarded to the US-based helicopter manufacturing giant on September 20

Portugal orders six Black Hawks to help fight fires

Six Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawks have been ordered by the Portuguese Air Force to provide additional support to the country’s resources in fighting rural wildfires

US approves sale of 40 UH-60Ms to Australia

US State Department approval has been granted for the possible $1.95bn Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Australia of UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters

Lithuania’s first UH-60Ms near completion

Lithuania’s Ministry of Defence announced on August 16 that the first three UH-60M Black Hawks for the Lithuanian Air Force have been transferred from the Sikorsky factory to the modification facility in Huntsville, Alabama, for completion

US Army completes UH-60V IOT&E testing

The US Army’s Utility Helicopters Project Office recently completed Initial Operational Test and Evaluation of the Sikorsky UH-60V Black Hawk utility helicopter that successfully demonstrated and assessed the aircraft’s ability to meet its design requirements

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Recent UK planespotting highlights!

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports around the UK. For the most part they’re commercial jets, but almost all of them are unusual types, wearing new or unique liveries, or first visits by an airline or airliner to a particular airport.

US Army awards $2.28bn multi-year Black Hawk contract to Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft has been awarded a multi-year contract by the US Army - worth $2,278,598,185 - for the acquisition of up to 255 H-60M Black Hawks