Flying a helicopter
Helicopter stories
Accidents
Acronyms
Jobs new
Airliners
Airshows
Future helicopters
For Sale
Contact


Database

47203 serials
20084 photos
4008 heliports



facebook     twitter     google     linkedin


Sponsors

Viewpoint

Saxon


Promote Your Services Here




facebook     twitter     google     linkedin

Sponsored by
Viewpoint Saxon

Promote Here



Latest News

Indra Working on Simulator for Spanish NH90

Two Additional H225 for South Korea Firefighters

Thai Aviation Services Implemented WinAir 7

AC312E Completes Plateau Tests

Russian Helicopters at Milipol 2017

First AW101 Delivered to Norway

GE Begins Production of T408 Engine for CH-53K

JBI Helicopters in the Farming of Cranberry Bogs


News

Turkish Seahawk Makes Maiden Flight at Sikorsky


Turkish Navy’s first, of eight, S-70B Seahawk helicopter completed its first flight January 18, 2001 at Sikorsky facility in Statford, Connecticut


Turkish Seahawk Makes Maiden Flight at Sikorsky


Sikorsky, January 18, 2001 - STRATFORD, Conn. - The Turkish Navy’s first S-70B SEAHAWK helicopter conducted its first flight today at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation’s main facility here.

The two-hour flight was also the first time aloft for the Sikorsky Glass Cockpit in an international Naval Hawk.

Sikorsky is building eight S-70B aircraft for Turkey. The program includes modifications, publications, spares, ground support equipment and training. Deliveries will take place in 2001 and 2002.

The Sikorsky Glass Cockpit, supplied by Rockwell Collins, performed well during the two-hour flight, controlling flight and engine instrument displays and the communications and navigation functions. Pilots performed basic hover controllability checks. The aircraft was flown through a series of sideward and rearward flights, climbs and descents, auto-rotation, airspeed and vibration flight checks.

The shipboard helicopters will operate off MEKO and FFG-7 class frigates, and will be equipped to conduct a wide range of military missions, including anti-submarine and anti-surface unit warfare, maritime patrol and search and rescue.

Sikorsky's technical and systems integration expertise enables international customers to shape the S-70 SEAHAWK to their maritime helicopter requirements. Spain, Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Greece and Thailand all fly their own versions of SEAHAWK helicopters.


This article is listed in :
Sikorsky S-70B-28 Seahawk in TRTürk Deniz Kuvvetleri



Sponsors

Viewpoint

Saxon


Promote Your Services Here




facebook     twitter     google     linkedin

Sponsored by
Viewpoint Saxon

Promote Here