International version of UH-60 BlackHawk


Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Polskie Zakłady Lotnicze Sp. z o.o. – PZL Mielec

Parent type: Sikorsky S-70/H-60

Aircraft status: Status unknown


Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 3.76 m 12.3 ft
Overall Length: 19.76 m 64.8 ft
Overall Width: 16.36 m 53.7 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 15.26 m 50.1 ft
Airframe Width: 4.37 m 14.3 ft
Airframe Height:  
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base: 8.82 m 28.9 ft
Landing Gear Track: 2.71 m 8.9 ft
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 1.37 m 4.5 ft
Cabin Internal Length:  
Cabin Internal Width: 2.14 m 7.0 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 9,979 kg 22,000 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne): 10,659 kg 23,499 lb
Max Take-off Weight: 9,979 kg 22,000 lb
Empty Weight:  
Useful Load:  
Empty Weight Fraction:  
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE: 4,572 m 15,000 ft
Hover Ceiling OGE: 3,353 m 11,001 ft
Max Level Flight Speed: 296 km/h 160 kts
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling: 6,096 m 20,000 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range:  
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Number of engines: 2
Designation: GE T700-GE-701D turbine
Manufacturer: GE Aviation
Normal Ratings
Max continuous: 1280 kW 1716 hp
Take-off / rated:  
Intermediate: 1419 kW 1902 hp
Maximum: 1488 kW 1994 hp
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency: 1492 kW 2000 hp
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 16.36 m 53.67 ft
Direction of Rotation: Counterclockwise
Hub Type:
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry: Swept
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 4
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 210.21 m² 2262.8 ft²
Disc Loading: 47.47 kg/m² 9.723 lb/ft²
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed:  

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 3.35 m 10.99 ft
Configuration: Tractor
Direction of Rotation: Top blade aft
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 4
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 8.81 m² 94.9 ft²
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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