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  US Sikorsky S-70A American Firehawk Helicopter (1:72 Scale)
US Sikorsky S-70A American Firehawk Helicopter

Easy Model US Sikorsky S-70A American Firehawk Helicopter




 
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Product Code: EM37019

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Easy Model EM37019 US Sikorsky S-70A American Firehawk Helicopter (1:72 Scale) "Obsolete weapons do not deter."
- British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

The UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft. Sikorsky submitted the S-70 design for the United States Army's Utility Tactical Transport Aircraft System (UTTAS) competition in 1972. The Army designated the prototype as the YUH-60A and selected the Black Hawk as the winner of the program in 1976, after a fly-off competition with the Boeing Vertol YUH-61.

The UH-60A entered service with the Army in 1979, to replace the Bell UH-1 Iroquois as the Army's tactical transport helicopter. This was followed by the fielding of electronic warfare and special operations variants of the Black Hawk. Improved UH-60L and UH-60M utility variants have also been developed. Modified versions have also been developed for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. In addition to U.S. Army use, the UH-60 family has been exported to several nations. Black Hawks have served in combat during conflicts in Grenada, Panama, Iraq, Somalia, the Balkans, Afghanistan, and other areas in the Middle East.

Pictured here is a 1:72 scale replica of a Sikorsky S-70A Firehawk helicopter which is designed for firefighting use. Sold Out!

Dimensions:
Rotor Span: 9 inches

Release Date: August 2011

Historical Account: "Fighting Fires" - The Sikorsky S-70 is a medium transport/utility helicopter family manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft. It was developed for the U.S. Army in the 1970s, winning a competition to be designated the UH-60 Blackhawk and spawning a large family in U.S. military service. Civilian versions, and some military versions are produced under various S-70 model designations.

Features
  • Plastic construction
  • Spinning rotor blades
  • Comes with display stand

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