UH-72A quick facts
- Max. Weight: 7,903 lbs.
- Capacity: 2 pilots + 6 passengers
- Power plant: 2 Turbomeca Arriel 1E2 turboshaft engines
- Fast cruise speed: 131 kts.
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A formal welcoming ceremony and hangar ribbon cutting at Fort Belvoir, Virginia on August 11, 2010 marked the fielding of UH-72As for operation by B Company, 12th Aviation Battalion of the Army Air Operations Group (AAOG).
The following three videos provide highlights of this event, held at Fort Belvoir’s Davidson Army Airfield.
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