Aircraft Photo of 168245 | Eurocopter-Kawasaki UH-72A Lakota (EC-145) | USA - Navy | AirHistory.net #236347
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:168245
Military Code:70
Aircraft Original Type:MBB-Kawasaki BK-117
Aircraft Generic Type:Eurocopter-Kawasaki BK-117/EC-145
Aircraft Version:Eurocopter-Kawasaki UH-72A Lakota (EC-145)
C/n (msn):9256
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Unit Markings:USNTPS - US Naval Test Pilot School
Location
City / Airport:Philadelphia - InternationalMap
Region / Country:Pennsylvania, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KPHL   IATA: PHL   Local: PHL   Other: -
 
Photo Date:19 May 2019
Photo by:Gary Vincent
Photo ID: 236347
Photo Comment

While the US Navy rejected the UH-72 Lakota for ab-initio training, they received 5 aircraft in 2009 for the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School at Patuxent Naval Air Station, MD. This is the first one of the group that replaced the Hughes TH-6B Cayuse in the helicopter training curriculum.

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