Aviation Photo #1061193 Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk (S-70A) - USA - Army

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"Junk Yard Dog" on a ferry flight to the 1106th AVCRAD for a rebuild. Back in the early 80s, Sikorsky used NASA-designed Kapton wiring for their aircraft, which while great for spaceships, was not so hot for a bird looking foreward to 25 years of hard service, hence 847 is running in to a lot of electrical gremlins. Now the ole sweetheart is looking foreward to new wiring, new engines, and rebuilt everything and a transfer out of active duty to a stateside national guard unit... good luck to her. 20D, 1/125th, F16, ISO100, Canon 28-135 @ 135mm.
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    Mike -Rotor- Nowak
    USA - Army
    Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk (S-70A)
    Sikorsky S-70 (H-60 Black Hawk/Seahawk)
    Sikorsky S-70 (H-60 Black Hawk/Seahawk)
    In Flight
    May 14, 2006
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Photo Added: June 16, 2006

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14 years ago
Love it Love it Love it with i took it. best Blackhawk photo ive ever seen? quite a possibility.
14 years ago
Nice shot..
14 years ago
Not bad for an Army guy. An Air Force geezer would probably tak e asteadier and sharper shot, whilst using a shutter speed at least three times slower. But on the whole, you get a 'well done' for this one Mike :)

Regards, Jorgo.

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