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UH-60A Blackhawk

Civilian External Lift and Firefighting Helicopter

When You Need Extra Muscle

The UH-60A Blackhawk is the latest addition to the global civilian external lift and firefighting market. Powered by the General Electric T700 engines rated at 1622 Hp each, the UH-60 has a proven track record with over 10 million flight hours across the fleet. Our UH-60 is one of only a handful of restricted type certified Black Hawks for civilian use outside of the USA and continues to prove its worth as a valuable tool to compliment any mission requiring extra muscle.

  • Crew: Two Pilots
  • Max weight: 22 000 Lbs
  • Useful load: 10 800 Lbs
  • Max Speed: 193 Knots
  • Normal Cruise: 140 Knots
  • Cargo Hook Capacity: 8000 Lbs
  • Typical Seating: 13 seated

UH-1H Huey

The Legend

Fighting Fires Across South Africa Since 2006

The UH-1H Huey is a legendary helicopter with a history stretching back to the Vietnam era. The Honeywell T53 engine delivers up to 1400 Hp and allows the Huey an external lifting capability up to 4000 Lbs. Our Huey has been fighting fires across South Africa since 2006 and continues to perform wherever the need.

  • Crew: One pilot
  • Max weight: 9500 Lbs
  • Useful Load: 4100 Lbs
  • Max Speed: 124 Knots
  • Normal Cruise: 100 Knots
  • Cargo Hook Capacity: 4000 Lbs
  • Typical seating: 9 seated



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