“We are very pleased with the quality of work produced and the professionalism shown by Black Widow Helicopters on such a significant modernization project”, said Kevin Shields, President of Trans Aero Ltd. “Adding a second Black Hawk to our fleet is a significant event for us.”
“We are very pleased we could deliver this UH-60A+ Black Hawk to a legacy operator such as Trans Aero. Our ability to modernize U.S. Army BEST Program UH-60 Black Hawk aircraft to local and international customers is an excellent way for clients to quickly acquire a helicopter platform renowned for its reliability, high performance and multi-role versatility,” said Alex Freidin, Vice President for the UH-60 Black Hawk Program at Black Widow Helicopters.
“The delivery to Trans Aero of this exceptional and unique UH-60 Black Hawk product highlights the fact that we are witnessing the growth of a new generation of state-of-the-art modernized Black Hawk legacy helicopters ready to serve world markets”, Friedin continued.
The aircraft will be the second UH-60 Black Hawk in Trans Aero’s fleet which will support firefighting and utility operations.
“The UH-60 is proving to be a tremendous all-in-one aerial firefighting weapon, and this capability brings unmatched multi-mission capability to our fleet and to ultimately protect lives and property”, Shields continued.
In business for over 60 years, Trans Aero Ltd. is a Colorado-based helicopter operator. Its main focuses are in the fields of aeromedical, wildland firefighting, government contracts, and utility operations.