Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Video Of A Danish Sikorsky Seahawk Helicopter Landing On A Warship In Extreme Conditions Of The North Atlantic Ocean

Business Insider/The Aviationist: Watch a Seahawk helicopter attempt to land on a warship in rough seas

The following video was released by the Danish Air Force on Facebook last week.

It was filmed during a recent test of the new Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk off the Faroe Islands, between Norway and Iceland.

The multi-mission naval chopper was involved in sea trials with a Danish and an Australian test pilot called to explore the aircraft’s flight envelope and landing restrictions in the very same extreme conditions Danish warships can find operating in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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WNU Editor: Impressive.

1 comment:

Jay Farquharson said...

No "trap", no AHS.

Back in the '60's, the RCN developed a cable winching system for recovering helocopters in a heavy sea state,

And a sonar based Automatic Hover System, to allow a SeaKing to maintain a constand altitude to either the sea state, or a pitching ships deck.