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Black Hawks cleared for full service

written by australianaviation.com.au | May 1, 2012
The Army operates a fleet of 34 Black Hawks, three of which are deployed to Timor Leste. (Department of Defence)

The Army’s Black Hawk helicopters have been cleared for full operations six days after being restricted to essential flights.

The partial suspension followed the emergency landing of a Black Hawk on April 24 during preparations for Anzac Day commemorations in Papua New Guinea. According to the ADF, an investigation found that the helicopter suffered an engine fault but concluded that the problem was an isolated one. No one was hurt in the incident.

Australia’s Black Hawks were also grounded briefly in January following the discovery of a number of fractured bolts during routine maintenance checks.

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The Army operates a fleet of 34 S-70A-9 Black Hawks, with three currently deployed to Timor Leste and the remainder based in Holsworthy and Townsville.

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Black Hawks cleared for full service

written by australianaviation.com.au | May 1, 2012
The Army operates a fleet of 34 Black Hawks, three of which are deployed to Timor Leste. (Department of Defence)

The Army’s Black Hawk helicopters have been cleared for full operations six days after being restricted to essential flights.

The partial suspension followed the emergency landing of a Black Hawk on April 24 during preparations for Anzac Day commemorations in Papua New Guinea. According to the ADF, an investigation found that the helicopter suffered an engine fault but concluded that the problem was an isolated one. No one was hurt in the incident.

Australia’s Black Hawks were also grounded briefly in January following the discovery of a number of fractured bolts during routine maintenance checks.

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The Army operates a fleet of 34 S-70A-9 Black Hawks, with three currently deployed to Timor Leste and the remainder based in Holsworthy and Townsville.

Steer your own in-flight experience – available on print and digital Whether our classic glossy magazine in your letterbox, daily news updates in your inbox, peeling back a few layers in the podcast or our monthly current affair reports, you can count on us to keep you up to date. Sign up today for just $99.95 for more exclusive offers here. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

Black Hawks cleared for full service

written by australianaviation.com.au | May 1, 2012
The Army operates a fleet of 34 Black Hawks, three of which are deployed to Timor Leste. (Department of Defence)

The Army’s Black Hawk helicopters have been cleared for full operations six days after being restricted to essential flights.

The partial suspension followed the emergency landing of a Black Hawk on April 24 during preparations for Anzac Day commemorations in Papua New Guinea. According to the ADF, an investigation found that the helicopter suffered an engine fault but concluded that the problem was an isolated one. No one was hurt in the incident.

Australia’s Black Hawks were also grounded briefly in January following the discovery of a number of fractured bolts during routine maintenance checks.

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The Army operates a fleet of 34 S-70A-9 Black Hawks, with three currently deployed to Timor Leste and the remainder based in Holsworthy and Townsville.

Steer your own in-flight experience – available on print and digital Whether our classic glossy magazine in your letterbox, daily news updates in your inbox, peeling back a few layers in the podcast or our monthly current affair reports, you can count on us to keep you up to date. Sign up today for just $99.95 for more exclusive offers here. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

Black Hawks cleared for full service

written by australianaviation.com.au | May 1, 2012
The Army operates a fleet of 34 Black Hawks, three of which are deployed to Timor Leste. (Department of Defence)

The Army’s Black Hawk helicopters have been cleared for full operations six days after being restricted to essential flights.

The partial suspension followed the emergency landing of a Black Hawk on April 24 during preparations for Anzac Day commemorations in Papua New Guinea. According to the ADF, an investigation found that the helicopter suffered an engine fault but concluded that the problem was an isolated one. No one was hurt in the incident.

Australia’s Black Hawks were also grounded briefly in January following the discovery of a number of fractured bolts during routine maintenance checks.

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The Army operates a fleet of 34 S-70A-9 Black Hawks, with three currently deployed to Timor Leste and the remainder based in Holsworthy and Townsville.

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