Sikorsky-Mielec Black Hawk S-70i. 2010. English version

Kraków May 23, 2018

317b Rozdział 2010.

Sikorsky-Mielec  Black Hawk S-70i

Poland

List

Black Hawk

List S-70i Black Hawk.

Helicopters of S-70 helicopters have been built since 2009 in. Since 2010, complete S-70i helicopters have been built for various countries. In PZL Mielec, the first cabin was built on March 12, 2009. The first complete helicopter S-70i in PZL Mielec was built on March 15, 2010, and its first flight was made at the Sikorsky Aircraft research center in West Palm Beach, Florida on July 1, 2010. The S-70i and UH-60 helicopters have the same airframe, therefore the UH-60 helicopter element is produced in PZL Mielec. Initially, the S-70i helicopters went to the USA for retrofitting. Then, the completion of helicopters was carried out at PZL Mielec and from Mielec they were delivered to clients.

PZL Mielec delivered the first three S-70i Black Hawk helicopters to the customer in August 2011. Helicopters from Mielec were delivered to Brunei and Colombia.

The first two S-70i helicopters were ordered for the Polish Police in May 2018.

 

Written by Karol Placha Hetman