usa 304th Rescue Squadron

US Air Force


304 RQS

1957 to 2008    




304th Rescue Squadron
Part of 939th Rescue Wing, Air Force Reserve. In 2003 was redesignated as an Air Refueling Wing and finally inactivated on July 2008.

Aircraft:
1958-1971 SA(later, HU)-16 Albatross
1971-1974 HH-34
1974-1991 HH-1
1979-1987 UH-1
1985-1997 HC-130 Hercules
1986-1992 HH-3
1987-1992 CH-3
1991-1992 MH-60
1991-1993 UH-60
1992- HH-60


Previous names:
1957 - 304 Air Rescue Squadron (304 ARS)
1967 - 304 Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (304 ARRS)
1990 - 304 Air Rescue Squadron (304 ARRS)
1992 - 304 Rescue Squadron (304 RQS)


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Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1957/nowPortland International AirportKPDX


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YearsModels
1991/08s-70 H-60
1986/92s-61 H-3
1979/87UH-1N
1974/91HH-1H Iroquois
1971/74 s-58 H-34     HH-34J Choctaw

Construction Numbers for 304 RQS / 304th ARRS / 304th ARS Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
58-563 hss-1 1957 143885 : xfer USAFR as HH-34J, 30Apr71; xfer 304th ARS, 20Jul71; wfu & stor MASDC a+
: USAF, ex USN 143885; 1971 304th ARS
United States Naval Aviation 143885 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-563, ff?; del USN as 143885, 25Jul57; to HSS-1N (AS+
- HD189 : xfer Moore Aviaiton as HD189, unk; xfer Thailand as HS-???, unk
58-706 hss-1 1958 143936 : USAF, ex USN 143936; 1971 304th ARS
United States Naval Aviation 143936 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-706, ff?; del USN as HSS-1, 143936, 06Feb58; to HSS+
: 03Feb74 to MASDC/HD179, HH-34J type ; soc 12Nov74, 4337.0 TTH
- N62292 : xfer Maryland State Police as N62292, by Jan76; xfer Rogers Helicopters, J+
58-1057 hss-1n 145710 : USAF, ex USN 145710; 1971 304th ARS; to 301st ARS
United States Naval Aviation 145710 : Sikorsky HSS-1N, c/n 58-1057, ff?; del USN as HSS-1N, 145710 unk; redesig +
State of California N87716 : LASD LA County Sheriffs 1996; ex 145710
58-1266 hss-1n 148008 : USAF, ex USN 148008; 1971 304th ARS
United States Naval Aviation 148008 : del USN as HSS-1N, 148008, unk; redesig SH-34J, Oct62; wfu & stor MASDC as+
58-1271 hss-1n 148013 : redesig HH-34J, unk; xfer 304th ARS, Portland, OR, Jun71; emergency landin+
United States Naval Aviation 148013 : Sikorsky HSS-1N, c/n 58-1271, ff?; del USN as HSS-1N, 148013 unk; redesig +
: Feb62 pictured as HS-7 Big Dipper /AV-57 off NAS Norfolk coast
58-1272 hss-1n 148014 : USAF, ex USN 148014; 1971 304th ARS; to 302nd ARS
United States Naval Aviation 148014 : del USN as HSS-1N, 148014 unk; redesig SH-34J, Oct62; wfu & stor MASDC as +
58-1290 hss-1n 1960 148027 : USAF as HH-34J 1971; xfer AFRES, 304th ARS, Portland IAP, 1971; wfu & stor+
United States Naval Aviation 148027 : Sikorsky S-58/HSS-1, cn58-1290, ff Dec60; del US Navy as HSS-1N 148027 Dec+
58-1301 hss-1n 148934 : conv HH-34J, 1971; asgd USAFR, 304th ARRS, 1971; wfu & xfer EPA, 1974.
United States Naval Aviation 148934 : Sikorsky HSS-1N, c/n 58-1301, ff?; del USN as HSS-1N, 148934 unk; redesig +
- N87934 : to Environmental Protection Agency as N87934, 1974; xfer US Civil registry+
58-1311 hss-1n 148936 : USAF as HH-34J, 148936, Jun1971; xfer AFRES, 304th ARS, Portland IAP, 1971+
United States Naval Aviation 148936 : Sikorsky S-58/HSS-1N, c/n 58-1311, ff?; del US Navy as 148936, unk; unit x+
- N90768 : Preserved at World Aircraft Museum, Mercer APT, GA.
58-1327 hss-1n 1961 148943 : del USN as HSS-1N, 148943 13May61; redesig SH-34J, Oct62; sos 09Jan70, MAS+
United States Naval Aviation 148943 : USN; to USAF as HH-34J; preserved AFB Hill as 9-8943
58-1366 hss-1n 148963 : USAF, ex USN 148963; 1971 304th ARS
United States Naval Aviation 148963 : Sikorsky S-58/HSS-1N, cn 58-1366, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1N 148963, unk; +
61-508 ch-3c 1963 63-9676 : del USAF as CH-3C 63-9676, 31Dec63; conv CH-3E unk; xfer 20th Heli Sq, Udo+
61-533 ch-3c 1965 64-14230 : 88-91 to 304th ARRS, Portland IAP, OR; 29mar91 I delivered to AMARC, DMAF+
Carson Helicopters N4263F : Carson 15nov94; ex 64-14230
17110 hh-1h 70-2466 : crewed by Ron Carpenter while at the 304th ARRS in Portland, OR prior to g+
17113 hh-1h 70-2469 : Asg 304th ARRS in Portland, OR (AFRes) not 301st
17121 hh-1h 70-2477 : 1976-1978 asg 304th ARRS AFRES at Portland ANG Base, Oregon
70-1424 hh-60g 89-26201 : USAF from UH-60L; 304 RQS 939 RW, USAF Reserve, Portland IAP, Oregon. Nic+
US US Navy
58-1057 hss-1n 145710 : Sikorsky HSS-1N, c/n 58-1057, ff?; del USN as HSS-1N, 145710 unk; redesig +
58-1266 hss-1n 148008 : del USN as HSS-1N, 148008, unk; redesig SH-34J, Oct62; wfu & stor MASDC as+
58-1271 hss-1n 148013 : Sikorsky HSS-1N, c/n 58-1271, ff?; del USN as HSS-1N, 148013 unk; redesig +
58-1272 hss-1n 148014 : del USN as HSS-1N, 148014 unk; redesig SH-34J, Oct62; wfu & stor MASDC as +
21 serials found for 304 RQS / 304th ARRS,304th ARS


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