Del'd: 9 - 2002 to present


Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte S-70A-42 Black Hawk

Nine S-70A-42 received in 2002. On 2013 the air force made a request for 3 UH-60M Black Hawks

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Austrian Black Hawk new Medical Kit, 15-May-20 : #BlackHawk An Austrian S-70A-42 Black Hawk equipped with a new medical kit interior developed by Air Ambulance Technology (AAT) brought home a soldier with COVID-19 from Bosnia-Herzegovina

Austria Ordered Three “Acehawk” Black Hawks, 20-Feb-19 : #BlackHawk The Austrian Air Force ordered three upgraded UH-60A Black Hawk valued $50M to Ace Aero which is currently upgrading their 9 S-70A-42 to the Acehawk type with the ACE DECK VL-60 glass cockpit. Deliveries scheduled to start in 2021 after completion of current contract

Avalex and Garmin Partners in Austria S-70 Upgrade, 09-Feb-18 : Avalex partnered with ACE Aeronautics and Garmin in the Austrian S-70A-42 avionics upgrade. The 9 Bundesheer Black Hawks, delivered in 2002, need to comply with the Single European Sky initiative

Austria S-70A Avionics Upgrade, 09-Jun-17 : Ace Aeronautics awarded us$ 40M contract to design, manufacture and install a new avionics system for the 9 Austrian Bundesheer S-70A-42 Black Hawk. Work will be done in Alabama and completed by 2020

Black Blade 2016 in Belgium, 08-Nov-16 : European Defence Agency’s Helicopter Exercise Programme (HEP) organizing exercise Black Blade (BB16) for special forces in Belgium

Austrian Black Hawk Commemorative Coins, 18-May-15 : Austrian Mint issued silver and copper 5 euro coins with a Black Hawk helicopter in a life-saving role to commemorate this month s 60th anniversary of the Austrian Armed Forces (Bundesheer)

Austria to Purchase Nine Black Hawks, 09-Oct-00 : Austria plans to buy 9 Sikorsky S-70A Black Hawk helicopters for utility transport and search and rescue missions


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2002/    Fl.1 Langenlebarn / Tulln

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70-2709 2002     6M-BA: Luftstreitkrafte 1 Staffel/1 FlRg.
70-2736 2002     6M-BB: Luftstreitkrafte 1 Staffel/1 FlRg.; pictured
70-2743 2002     6M-BC: Luftstreitkrafte 1 Staffel/1 FlRg.
TVPX N60RN: TVPX from Oct19

State of Alabama N60RN: Ace Aeronautics upgrade (TVPX); to be confirmed
70-2748 2002     6M-BD: Luftstreitkrafte 1 Staffel/1 FlRg.; pictured
70-2749 2002     6M-BE: Luftstreitkrafte 1 Staffel/1 FlRg.
70-2750 2002     6M-BF: Luftstreitkrafte 1 Staffel/1 FlRg.
70-2756 2002     6M-BG: Luftstreitkrafte 1 Staffel/1 FlRg.
70-2758 2002     6M-BH: Luftstreitkrafte 1 Staffel/1 FlRg.
70-2762 2002     6M-BI: Luftstreitkrafte 1 Staffel/1 FlRg.

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