Helicopter News October 17, 2016 by Helis.com
Helicopter News October 17, 2016 by Helis.com

Newsletter #378

1000th H-60M Black Hawk Delivered to US Army During a ceremony held at Stratford, Sikorsky delivered the 792nd UH-60M and the 208th HH-60M to the US Army. Mike, the third baseline variant of the Black Hawk, started being delivered in 2007

Russia and India to Jointly Produce Ka-226T Joint venture agreement for production of the Ka-226T helicopter part of the Russian-Indian summit taking place in Goa

U.S. / South Korea Night Air Assault Training US Army 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade and ROK 603rd Air Assault Battalion conducted nighttime air assault training

Allied Spirit V in Germany US Army 12th Combat Aviation Brigade Black Hawks and Apaches trained with Belgium A109 and Czech Rep Mi-17 aviators at Hohenfels, Germany

Lockheed Martin 25 Years with Royal Navy Merlin Lockheed Martin UK celebrating 25th Anniversary supporting Royal Navy’s Merlin helicopter. First contract for the Merlin Mk1 signed October 9, 1991

UK Western Power Distribution EC135 UK’s Western Power Distribution (WPD) EC135 helicopter fleet undertakes surveillance flights on a daily basis covering, as a minimum, 36,000 km each year

NC Guard Lakota Spot Matthew Victims North Carolina National Guard 2-151 AVN UH-72A Lakota helicopters fly over flooded areas during the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew to aide in the rescue of victims in the eastern part of the state

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