560 Continues to Fly

From 2010-11

Ken Krauss, vice president of Blackhawk Helicopters, Inc., supplied these photos of aircraft 64-13560 in its current configuration which includes a tribute to the Rattlers and Firebirds. Thanks, Ken!

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Photos From John Mateyko's visit in January 2011

John at tail boom of 560 - N214KK Rattler tribute with patch Left side of tail boom with unit awards Cleanest rotor head Left side of thin vertical stabilizer John in right seat without helmet John in right seat with helmet Returning from John hovering attempt

Pictures of tail modifications

We converted the tail boom and tail rotor assembly to the commercial 212 style. We converted the tail boom and tail rotor assembly to the commercial 212 style. 212 TR blades and 212 90 degree gearbox.  Really helps left pedal a lot. 212 TR blades and 212 90 degree gearbox.  Really helps left pedal a lot. IMG 20130807 151136 813 IMG 20130807 151157 060 IMG 20130807 151311 545

Tribute Video by Blackhawk Helicopters