helispot

Photo ID
727
Date Taken
May 1, 1996, midnight
Event
None
Submitted
Feb. 6, 1999, 10 p.m.
Last Updated
July 16, 2019, 12:50 a.m.
Location
None
Owner
California Army National Guard
Status
Active
Category
Military helicopters (U.S.)
Photographer
Chris "Sparky" Shaw
Horizontal
Side view
Vertical
Side view
Interior/Exterior
Exterior view
Single/Multiple
Single aircraft shown
Static/Moving
Aircraft is not operating
Intrument Panel
Instrument panel not shown
Close-Up Detail
Entire helicopter shown
Day/Night
Day view
Nickname
None
Military Unit
Company B, 1/140th Aviation
Military Modex
None
Aircraft Number
Chalk number 11
Black Helicopter
No
Notes
National Training Center, Fort Irwin CA, during a 15 day rotation, May/June 1996,

Helicopter
575
Owner
California Army National Guard
Type
Sikorsky H60 Blackhawk
Variant
None
Tail Number
77-22722
Serial Number
None
Buno
None
Status
Active
In/Out of Service
Yes, helicopter is still in service
Base Location
United States : California
Notes
Fitted with the new MILES-II System. Company B, 1/140th Aviation was requested to provide two UH-60's to support the 48th Infantry Brigade. This aircraft is the second oldest UH-60 in the U.S. Army Inventory. Note the unique paint scheme, formerly used for training at Fort Rucker and the Army Reserve. The aircraft is now in Bosnia, being used by the 126th Medevac