usa Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 37

US Navy


HSL-37 Easy Riders
United States Naval Aviation

1975 to 2014    




Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 37
Easy Riders, tail code TH established at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii on July 3 1975 flying the SH-2F Seasprite LAMPS I. The squadron changed to the SH-60B Seahawk LAMPS III in 1992. As of 2011 is Navys oldest operational LAMPS squadron.

LAMPS ( Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System ) squadrons provides helicopters to be embarked on surface ships escorts as frigates, destroyers and cruisers.

The squadron celebrated 93,000 Class-A mishap-free flight hours in 2011

On September 2013 they received their first 4 MH-60R Seahawks.

Redesignated HSM-37 January 2014
Since Oct 2006, the unit has operated the Virtual Flight Deck Training System to make deck direction training more realistic.



My name is Clemente Delgado. I was on the very first SH-60 Det in 1991-1992 ... the det hogs.

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News about this Rotary Wing Unit :

HSL-37 surpasses 100,000 flight hours, 08-May-13 : MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII By Lt. j.g. David Indiveri - Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 37 successfully surpassed 100,000 SH-60B flight hours Monday, March 26, 2013; a remarkable milestone for the Navy’s only helicopter squadron based in Hawaii.


Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1999/14MCAS Kaneohe BayPHNG
1975/99Kalaeloa Airport / John Rodgers FieldPHJR

Models Login to Edit

YearsModels
1992/14s-70 H-60
1972/92seasprite


Construction Numbers for HSL-37 Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
68 UH-2A 149766 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 68, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149766 unk; redesig +
81 UH-2A 149779 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 81, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149779 unk; redesig +
93 UH-2B 150143 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 93, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 150143 unk; redesig +
100 UH-2B 150150 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite c/n 100, ff?; del USN as UH-2B 150150 unk; redesig UH+
: Mar/Jul 1985 as HSL-37 Det.10 /TH-54 onboard USS Hepburn (FE-1055)
107 UH-2B 150157 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 107, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 150157 unk; redesig+
151 UH-2B 151314 : 1984/85 SH-2F type, I cruised with this as HSL-37 Det.8
2285 CH-46D 1967 153387 : I was HSL-37 Det.7 pilot attached to USS Davidson
US Marine Corps 153387 : USN CH-46D BWR FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153387 01May67; xfer HMM-365 20May6+
193 SH-2F 161643 : 1989 west-pac HSL-37 onboard USS Holt (FF-1074)
204 SH-2F 161654 : 1985/86 I cruised with this as HSL-37 Det.7
219 SH-2F 161908 : 1987 West-Pac as HSL-37 Det.10 /TH-61 onboard USS Ouellet (FE-1077)
70-408 sh-60b 162118 : US Navy.; oct2007 HSL-37/TH-57
70-426 sh-60b 162134 : US Navy.; oct2007 HSL-37/TH-61
233 SH-2F 162582 : 1987 pictured as SH-2F type HSL-37 /TH-53 on USS Long Beach (CGN-9)
Egyptian Navy 3058 : conv SH-2G unk; FMS xfer to Egyptian Navy as 3058.
247 SH-2G 163211 : 3rd new built SH-2G. HSL-37. w/o 15mar93
70-600 sh-60b 163241 : US Navy.; oct2007 HSL-37/TH-54
70-1711 sh-60b 164178 : 2010 USN pictured as TZ-57/HSL-45; 2011 TH-51/HSL-37
70-1795 sh-60b 164464 : Jul13 HSL-37./TH-55 seen at Rockhampton
70-2231 sh-60b 164810 : US Navy.; oct2007 HSL-37/TH-62
: March 2010 pictured as HSL-37/TH-62 with US Nimitz on Philippine Sea
70-2234 sh-60b 164813 : US Navy.; oct2007 HSL-37/TH-63
70-2237 sh-60b 164816 : USN; 2011 TH-64/HSL-37
70-1930 sh-60b 164847 : US Navy.; oct2007 HSL-37/TH-53
70-1937 sh-60b 164854 : US Navy; oct07 HSL-37 /TH-66
22 serials found for HSL-37

Operations

DatesOperation
15-jul-1306-aug-13AU Talisman Saber 2013



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