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  • Piasecki HUP-2 / UH-25B Retriever

    This model is a version of PV-18

    c/n 259

    Year 1953

    Helicopter Piasecki HUP-2 / UH-25B Retriever Serial 259 Register 130082 used by Aviodome (Dutch National Air Museum Foundation) ,Aéronautique Navale (French Navy) ,US Navy USN (United States Naval Aviation). Built 1953. Aircraft history and location


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    usa US Navy

    dd US Navy, to Aeronavale
    Piasecki PV-18 cn 259 ff:?
    ordered US Navy as HUP-2 130082, unk
    xfer MDAP to France, 1953
    france Aéronautique Navale

    ex-USN 130082, marked 82
    1964-10-31soc 31oct64
    netherlands Aviodome

    wearing 82, displayed at Aviodome, Schipol by 1978. Coded /UR-42 in US Navy colours by Jun 1982

    2017-02AKTOAFeb17 undergoing cosmetic, non-flight restoration, at Zamperini Field, Torrance, CA
    To be displayed on the fantail of the battleship USS Iowa, in San Pedro, CA upon completion

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