Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Five S-70i Black Hawks Join Colombia Fleet
Sikorsky has handed over five S-70i Black Hawks to the Special Forces unit of the Columbian Army’s Air Assault Division. The airframes were built at PZL Mielec, Poland before receiving custom equipment in the U.S.
Arrival in Bogota. Photos courtesy of Sikorsky
A group of pilots and maintenance personnel transported the helicopters from Sikorsky’s plant in Connecticut through Central America to the Colombian Army’s Special Operation Aviation Military base in Tolmaida, traveling a total of 4,334 miles (9,975 km) over the course of 10 days.
Related: Special Ops News
Arrival in Tolmaida.