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Corpus Christi, Texas


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9.52631XA3 Christus Spohn South Heliport, Texas
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75.2276TA29 Christus Spohn Hospital Alice Heliport, Texas
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90.7331TA36 Christus Spohn Hospital Beeville Heliport, Texas

1941 to present

27° 41' 39.48'' N - 97° 16' 53.41'' W
10km SE of Corpus Christi, TX
Elevation: 12 feet

History of this Location

The Naval Aviator training program is based at NAS Corpus Christ. Hosted unit Training Air Wing Four (TAW-4) produces approximately 400 newly qualified aviators each year for shore-based US Navy, US Marine Corps and US Coast Guard fixed-wing jet and turboprop aircraft as well as a limited number international military pilots for similar aircraft.

The Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) is a DoD Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence (CITE) for rotary wing aircraft. It has been a tenant of the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi since 1961.

The Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi is also here operating HC-144A Ocean Sentry and MH-65 Dolphin.

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) based here P-3 Orion and MQ-9 Reaper drones

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List of units at NAS Corpus Christi / Truax Field

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
1996/10HM-15MH-53E Sea Dragon 1987/   
1974/    CCAD
1950/    Coast Guard Air Station Corpus ChristiHH-65 Dolphin 1986/   
HH-52A Sea Guard 1980/86

NAS Corpus Christi / Truax Field News

Corpus Christi Army Depot 10.000 Engine Overhaul, 05-Apr-19 : #engines Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) in Texas celebrated servicing 10,000 T700 engines since 2001. These T700 are used by Black Hawk and Apache helicopters

Honeywell Overhauled 1000th T55 Engine, 15-Feb-18 : The Corpus Christi Army Depot completed the overhaul of the 1,000th T55 engine. More than 6,000 T55 have been produced and logged more than 12 million hours of operation on the CH/MH-47 Chinook

Boeing Extends Corpus Christi Army Depot Partnership, 12-Jun-15 : Boeing received a five-year contract extending partnership with Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) supporting overhaul of parts for AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters

US Coast Guard More Interdicts in Gulf of Mexico, 26-Jan-15 : The US Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew who fled from authorities Sunday, after poaching shark, red snapper, and eel in the waters off South Texas.

Corpus Christi Army Depot new helicopter facility, 23-Dec-13 : New painting facility at Corpus Christi Army Depot, home of US Army aviation's maintenance, repair and overhaul for helicopters, engines and components

18-Dec-12 - Corpus Christi Army Depot Black Hawks
03-Oct-12 - Corpus Christi Army Depot welcomes its first female test pilot
11-Jun-12 - First OH-58D upgraded under WRA program delivered
08-May-12 - Corpus Christi Army Depot keep Chinook in production
28-Nov-11 - Depot completes its 48th Black Hawk

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