Maryland State Police helicopter Trooper 3, based in Frederick, Maryland, responded to Chimney Rock.
Sikorsky contracts United Rotorcraft for Black Hawk medical interior
United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods, announced on 14 July that it has signed a contract to provide Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, with 75 shipsets of the United Rotorcraft Black Hawk Medical Interior system over the next five years. This multi-year contract is the fifth of its kind with Sikorsky since 1997, noted United Rotorcraft, and includes the installation of the interior system in HH-60M aircraft at Sikorsky’s facility in Stratford, Connecticut, US.
The previous contracts involved the delivery of 280 medical interiors on HH-60A, HH-60L (originally designated the UH-60Q) and HH-60M model Black Hawks.
Reed Exhibitions looks forward to the Helitech International event taking place in London, UK, in October
The new model was purchased by REACH specifically for service in Montana.
The contract will mean continued high activity at Bristow Norway’s helicopter base at Hammerfest, said the firm.
After the widespread devastation, unmanned aircraft were invaluable in supporting response and recovery efforts.