Boeing-Vertol CH-46F

C/N 2480

Built 1968

Helicopter Boeing-Vertol CH-46F Serial 2480 Register 155311 used by US Marine Corps USMC. Built 1968. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


usa US Marine Corps

1968-12-06BV-107M, c/n 2480, ff?
accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 155311 06Dec68
xfer HMM-162 20Dec68
xfer H&MS-26 19Aug70
xfer HMM-162 22Mar71
xfer H&MS-26 01Jul71
xfer NAS North Island A&T 20Mar72
xfer HMM-262 23Mar72
further unit xfers unk
conv CH-46E unk
unit xfers unk
noted HMM-166, YX-00, Oct07. HMM-162
1979 A RPMB Cubi Point, Philippines
My first date with my girlfriend now wife. Was on 5311 in Cubi Point. We both painted a fresh coat of non-skid Taped all the srews and nice yellow and white lines. Then we had a interesting lunch ie sea rations. Would be very cool to have another meal with her and my wife on our 40th anniversary 2019...
1979-1981, I had her in HMM-262. USS Tarawa for its first cruise. My first crew chief Assignment to care for her. Not sure the date however - maybe 1982 she got her first fibreglass blades, before that it was ISIS blades. HMM-262
1982 HMM-262. crewed her from 1982 sent to be upgraded to E model
Boeing-Vertol CH-46E conv
1991 HMM-164 /YT02 crewed her during Desert Storm HMM-164
2001-00-00 B KNKX 2001-2005, this was my plane with HMM-166 at MCAS Miramar. Two deployments. One WestPac and one trip to Iraq in 2004. In 2004 we were with the 11th MEU in Al Asad and Najaf. Aircraft received one bullet hole in the right stubwing.

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