HH-60 Jayhawk

March 7, 2011 - 4:17am

Helicopter crews and mechanics serving with the U.S. Coast Guard have been awarded four of the HAI’s eight “Salute To Excellence” awards to be presented this year tonight at Heli-Expo, including Humanitarian Service, Helicopter Maintenance, Pilot of the Year, and Law Enforcement.

December 14, 2006 - 8:24am

Smiths Aerospace is supplying its new generation cockpit voice and data recorder (VADR) systems for the MH-47 Chinook and MH-60 Black Hawk helicopters operated by the U.S. Army’s 160th Special Operations Regiment and the U.S. Coast Guard’s HH-60 Jayhawk and HH-65 Dolphin. Manufactured at Smiths’ facilities in Michigan, the VADR is claimed to be the most capable and reliable solid-state recorder on the market today.

September 28, 2006 - 1:26pm

The need for helicopters and their crews to aid disaster victims in 2005 was palpable, beginning with the devastating Southeast Asia tsunami at the end of 2004, peaking–in the U.S.–with the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in September and culminating with the massive earthquake that hit Pakistan in October.