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Blackhawk Main Rotor Transmission
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|The Sikorsky H-60 helicopter (S-70) is a four-bladed, twin-engine,
medium-lift utility helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft. The
UH-60A Black Hawk entered service with the US Army in 1979, to replace
the Bell UH-1 Iroquois as the Army's tactical transport helicopter. This
was followed by the fielding of electronic warfare and special
operations variants of the Black Hawk. In recent years, improved UH-60L
and UH-60M utility variants have also been developed. Modified versions
have also been developed for the US Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard. In
addition to US military use, the H-60 family has been exported to
several nations. H-60 Hawks have served in combat during conflicts in
Grenada, Panama, Iraq, Somalia, the Balkans, Afghanistan, and other
areas in the Middle East and across the world.
||FAB Resinworks is a new resin company out of Buffalo, New York.
Their first helicopter piece is this very nicely done H-60 Hawk series
transmission piece to fill the detail void under the cowling on
Academy’s 1/35 Hawk models. The piece was mastered by Joe “Mother”
Szczygiel is very nice and is packaged in a zip-lock bag attached to a
heavy cardstock backer piece printed with all pertinent information.
||The part captures the look of the actual piece well and is very
detailed. It contains the central main transmission module, both the
right and left input modules, and the output for the tail rotor shaft.
These are all the areas that can be seen through the open hole on top of
the fuselage. It fits inside the Academy fuselage perfectly and is a
simple drop-fit onto the top of the cabin since it is keyed in the same
way as the Academy piece it replaces. The only area that needs some
attention is the hole for the main rotor shaft. The hole in the
Resinworks piece does not go all the way through. This becomes an issue
when the rotor shaft is inserted and it does not sit all the way down on
top of the transmission as it should. To fix the problem, you can either
drill out the hole in the transmission, or cut about 3mm off the rotor
shaft. Either way will snug it down properly.