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Tour a United States Navy Helicopter

Navy MH-60S Helicopter Fly-In!

Thursday, October 17 2019

Tour Information:

  • A Sikorsky MH-60S Helicopter from NAS Whidbey Island will land at the University of Washington IMA Sports Field #4 at approximately 2:30 pm
  • There will be an info session at Noon in ECE 303 to discuss Naval aviation, nuclear power, surface warfare, medical, and other exciting Navy career opportunities. Attendees will be issued a “VIP pass” for first access to the helicopter and crew upon landing. Pizza and drinks will be provided.
  • Time permitting, anyone unable to attend the info session will also have a chance to tour the MH-60S and speak with the aircrew about Naval aviation.
  • The event will conclude with a presentation by a Navy Blue Angels pilot in GUG 220
  • All events are completely free, with no cost or obligation required.

**A Flight Simulator will be at the helicopter landing
for students to have a shot at flying a military aircraft**

Tour schedule:

  • 12:00 – Informational Brief and Lunch in ECE 303.
  • 1:30 – Walk to IMA Sports Field #4 (along 45th Ave NE)
  • 2:30 – MH-60S arrives and allows students to tour helicopter. Aircrew available to answer any questions about Naval Aviation.
  • 4:00 – MH-60S departs
  • 5:00 – Special guest presentation by Blue Angels pilot CDR John Hiltz (GUG 220)

For more information, please contact:

LT Aaron Santiago or LT Megan Lum at swonuke@uw.edu or Prof. Jim Hermanson at jherm@aa.washington.edu.