UH-60 Black Hawk

John Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614808497

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This title explores the development and use of the UH-60 Black Hawk. Readers will follow the history of this front-line utility helicopter, and learn about its military and performance specifications. Features such as its radios, radar warning receiver, and infrared countermeasures system are detailed. Readers will learn about its weapon systems including pintle mounts, machine guns, and miniguns. Readers will discover the aircraft's operational use in in a variety of missions, including air assault, air cavalry, and aeromedical evacuations. The Black Hawk's two General Electric T700-GE-701 turboshaft engines are covered, as are the achievements and future of this important aircraft. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Reading Level
Lexile
990L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
6.7
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Military Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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