Sikorsky Shows S-70i BLACK HAWK Helicopter for First Time

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp displayed an S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopter outside the UTC Chalet during the Paris Air Show. This was the first time the new variant was shown to the world market. “There is strong worldwide demand for a medium-lift helicopter that can perform multiple missions, such as humanitarian relief, VIP transport, search and rescue, medical evacuation, command and control, and armed patrol,” said Mick Maurer, president, Sikorsky Military Systems. “As a member of the proven ‘Hawk’ family, the S-70i helicopter provides excellent value for international operators who want a reliable airframe, powerful engines and digital avionics for today’s missions.” Standard advanced features of the S-70i helicopter include a fully integrated digital cockpit, a dual digital automatic flight control system and coupled flight director, an active vibration control system, and a dual GPS/INS system with digital map.

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