eurocopter UH-72A Lakota in
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Del'd: 5 - 2009 to present

  • US Navy UH-72A Lakota
On September 2009, five UH-72A Lakota joined the US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) as replacement for the TH-6B Cayuse as their prime training aircraft.

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Navy H-72 receive state-of-the-art instrumentation, 24-May-11 : NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The first of five H-72 Lakotas at the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) has been outfitted with a state-of-the-art instrumentation package to enhance students’ learning.

USNTPS UH-72A Lakotas have arrived, 24-Mar-10 : NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- Capt. Thomas Huff, Commander, Naval Test Wing Atlantic (center left) and Lt. Col. Roger Cordell, Commander, U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (center right), pose with the Tactical Airlift, Adversary and Support programs (PMA-207) and USNTPS UH-72A team with the five new UH-72A Lakota helicopters in front of one of the USNTPS hangars here. The first Lakota was delivered in November 2009; the last in January 2010. The new Lakota helicopters are the core aircraft in the USNTPS rotary wing curriculum replacing the venerable TH-6B Cayuse helicopter at the school.


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2009/nowUSNTPS NAS Patuxent River

Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    9256 2009     168245: US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) d/d 2009 as /70; Euroco+
    9269 2009     168246: US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /71; ex N572AE
Eurocopter USA N572AE: American Eurocopter toward 168246
    9270 2009     168247: US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /72; ex N573AE
Eurocopter USA N573AE: American Eurocopter toward 168247
    9272 2009     168248: US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /73; ex N571AE
Eurocopter USA N571AE: American Eurocopter toward 168248
    9290     168249: US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /74; ex N660AE
    5 C/N found in this Organisation

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