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UH-60L Black Hawk

Model UH-60L
Contractor: Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (airframe)
General Electric Company (engines)
IBM Corporation (avionics components)
Length: 64 feet, 10 inches (19.6 meters)
Height: Varies with the version; from 13 to 17 feet (3.9 to 5.1 meters)
Rotor Diameter: 53 feet 8 inches (16.4 meters)
Engines (2) T700-GE-701C Turboshaft 1,940 hp
Weight empty 11,516 lbs.
Mission gross weight 17,432 lbs.
Maximum gross weight 22,000 lbs.
Maximum gross weight (ferry) 24,500 lbs.
Maximum Cruise Speed (MCP) 4000' 95F 152 kts
2000' 70F 159 kts
SLS 155 kts
VNE 193 kts
Vertical rate of climb (95% MRP) 4000' 95F 1,550 fpm
2000' 70F 2,750 fpm
SLS 3,000+ fpm
Service ceiling (ISA day) 19,150 ft
Hover ceiling (MRP-OGE) 95F day 7,650 ft
70F day 9,375 ft
Standard day 11,125 ft
Armament: Usually two 7.62 mm machine guns mounted in the windows; can also be equipped additional .50-caliber machine guns mounted in the doors.
Crew: Usually three or four

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