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Sep
30
2021

Cal Fire receives additional S-70i Firehawk aircraft with Axnes PNG Wireless Intercommunication System (WICS)

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Colorado Springs, CO, USA  - Mission Wireless Intercom innovator and leader Axnes recently announced that California's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) received an additional S-70i Firehawk helicopter recently with their PNG Wireless Intercommunication System (WICS) installed. This makes seven Firehawk’s delivered to CAL FIRE thus far, out of an order of twelve total. The PNG WICS features NVG compatibility, push-to-talk (PTT) and voice activation (VOX) functions that allow easy integration of the MP50 handset transceiver into their mission set, along with multiple civil, para-public and military mission profiles.

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Tags: Axnes CAL FIRE Firehawk S-70i
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
26
2021

United Rotorcraft Awards Contract To Sikorsky For Five S-70™ BLACK HAWK® Helicopters

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ENGLEWOOD, Colorado – August 26, 2021 – United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, has awarded Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, a contract for five S-70™ Black Hawk® helicopters. The bulk order will enable United Rotorcraft, as the only company authorized by Sikorsky to modify Black Hawk aircraft to the FIREHAWK® configuration, to quickly deliver these new production aircraft for aerial firefighting in support of public agencies battling increasingly destructive wildland fires.

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Tags: Black Hawk Firehawk Lockheed Martin S-70 Sikorsky United Rotorcraft
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
18
2021

COLORADO DFPC SECURES CONTRACT FOR PROCUREMENT OF STATE-OF-THE-ART SIKORSKY S70I FIREHAWK® HELICOPTER

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Following one of the worst fire seasons in our home state of Colorado’s history, on Monday, August 16, we announced that the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) signed a contract with United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, to complete and deliver a Sikorsky S70i FIREHAWK® helicopter.

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Tags: Air Methods DFPC Firehawk S70i Sikorsky United Rotorcraft
Categories: Press Releases


Jun
02
2021

UNITED ROTORCRAFT DELIVERS TWO HH-60L FIREHAWK® HELICOPTERS TO VENTURA COUNTY AIR UNIT

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ENGLEWOOD, Colorado – May 25, 2021 – United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation announced today the delivery of two HH-60L FIREHAWK® helicopters to Ventura County Air Unit.

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Tags: Air Methods Air MethodsHH-60L Firehawk United Rotorcraft Ventura County Air Unit
Categories: Press Releases


May
21
2021

Ventura County Fire takes delivery of new Firehawk helicopters with Axnes PNG wireless ICS installed

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Colorado Springs, CO, USA - Mission Wireless Intercom innovator and leader Axnes announced today that the new reconfigured Ventura County UH-60L Firehawk’s that recently delivered from United Rotorcraft’s facility in Denver, are equipped with the Axnes PNG Wireless ICS. Both aircraft delivered to the customer feature the integration of PNG’s GPS positioning capability of the MP50 handheld transceivers with the onboard AeroComputers UC-6000 digital mapping system for greater situational awareness of dismounted crew members, especially while operating at night and in rugged terrain.

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Tags: Axnes Firehawk UH-60L Ventura County
Categories: Press Releases