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PostPosted: 10 Oct 2017, 12:30 
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Black Hawk arrived in South Africa

https://www.facebook.com/notes/aviation-central/black-hawk-arrived-in-south-africa/1909063859109021/

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PostPosted: 10 Oct 2017, 13:25 
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Think it will be coming to Cape Town for the fire season.

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PostPosted: 10 Oct 2017, 16:36 
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Correct Dean..for working on fire.was bought for a cool 2mil dollars.By Leading Edge Mark Jackson.

A 1980 model still with the old instrumentation. Construction number 70-204 US ARMY serial 80-23446

I been waiting eagerly for this to finally happen..there is talk of a second one being imported,I hope so.

For a helicopter nut this is amazing,I just hope we get to see it flying soon..well up north as well..But I guess you Cape Town guys will see it first,its fire time.

Some more pictures from Mark.
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WOW, I have kit of this beast.


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Wonder if they'll find any patched up bullet holes?

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Dean wrote:
Wonder if they'll find any patched up bullet holes?


Quite possible..its got a few hours on already!!!served all over,over the years.

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PostPosted: 11 Oct 2017, 12:45 
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Black hawk soon to be painted yellow :lol:

but I must admit, I'm really excited to see this bird fly.


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