usa NAS Patuxent River

Patuxent River, Maryland

12.52852W6 St Mary County Regional, Maryland
15.4187 Webster Field, Maryland
64.9 27KESN Easton / Newnam Field, Maryland
67.43012W5 Indian Head, Maryland
70.5325KADW Andrews AFB, Maryland
76.2316 Gaylord National Convention Center, Maryland

1942 to present

38° 17' 9.95'' N - 76° 24' 42.11'' W
Lexington Park, MD
Elevation: 25 feet

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
1975/    VX-20 ForceMQ-8C Fire Scout 2015/   
1970/    VX-1 PioneersMQ-8A/B Fire Scout 2006/   
s-70 H-60 1983/   
1949/    HX-21 BlackjackCH-53K King Stallion 2017/   
v-22 Osprey 2004/   
1945/    USNTPSUH-72A Lakota 2009/   
TH-6B Cayuse 1991/09

News about this location

CH-53K Lifted a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), 06-Feb-18 : A CH-53K lifted a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV). Using the single point hook, hovered up to 100 feet/31 meters for 10 minutes while carrying the 18,870 pound/8,500 kilograms vehicle

CH-53K Arrived to PAX in First Cross Country Flight, 05-Jul-17 : The CH-53K completes its first extended “cross country” flight from Sikorsky Facility at West Palm Beach, FL to Patuxent River Naval Air Station, MD to begin testing flights

MQ-8C Completes First Test Period Aboard LCS, 11-Apr-17 : US Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout drone returned from USS Montgomery (LCS-8) after completing initial testing aboard a littoral combat ship. Will begin initial operational test and evaluation in fall 2017

Marines to Repair 147 CH-53E in 3 Years, 10-Aug-16 : The Super Stallion Independent Readiness Review (SSIRR) led to a 110-day strip-rebuild process for each of the 147 CH-53E at New River, Miramar and Kaneohe Bay over the next 3 years

Osprey First Flight with 3D Printed Parts, 29-Jul-16 : The US Navy marked its first successful flight demonstration of a flight critical aircraft component built using additive manufacturing (AM) techniques.

03-Feb-16 - V-22 Osprey Navy Variant Known as CMV-22B
29-Sep-15 - Calspan to Modify Black Hawk for USNTPS
29-May-15 - Naval Sea King Helicopter Now at Pax Museum
06-Feb-15 - NAVAIR Advances CH/MH-53E Inspection Efforts
24-Mar-10 - USNTPS UH-72A Lakotas have arrived
09-May-06 - Marine AH-1Z and UH-1Y Start OPEVAL
01-Mar-06 - AH-1Z/UH-1Y Complete Developmental Testing
18-Jan-06 - Fire Scout completes First Autonomous Ship Landings
18-Nov-05 - Last U.S. Navy Sea King Helicopter Delivered
17-May-05 - AH-1Z/UH-1Y complete first sea trials
19-Mar-03 - NAVAIR helps Coast Guard arm helos for new mission


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By Date | By Serial

1967 US NavySH-3D Sea King152693
1969-sep-16 accidentUS NavySH-3D Sea King154123
1972-jun-01 UH-1E Iroquois151268
1973-jul-20 accidentUS NavyCH-53A Sea Stallion153709
1979-nov-05 CH-46A151951 / VR-61
1980-apr-04 CH-46A150947
1985-oct-01 SH-3D Sea King154122
1991-may-25 US Marine Corpsv-22 Osprey163912
1991-jul US NavySH-3A Sea King152135
1995-sep-28 US NavyCH-53A Sea Stallion151686
2003-mar US Coast GuardHH-65 Dolphin6542
2004-jun US NavyHSS-2 Sea King151551
2005-sep-03 MV-22B Osprey165443
2006-mar-11 CH-53A Sea Stallion151686
2008 US NavyHSS-2 Sea King149718
2008-sep-03 CH-53A Sea Stallion151686
2009-jan US NavyHSS-2 Sea King148045
2009-mar-24 CH-53A Sea Stallion151686
2009-may-22 CH-53E Super Stallion163086
2009-may-24 CH-46D152578
2011-may-20 CH-53A Sea Stallion151686
2011-sep-03 MV-22B Osprey166491 / 70
2011-sep-04 MQ-8B Fire Scout167988
2012-apr US Marine CorpsMV-22164940
2013-may-16 CH-53A Sea Stallion151686
2013-jun-20 UK Royal Air ForceCH-47F ChinookZK551
2013-nov-18 US NavyUH-1N159209
2014-jun-16 US NavyMQ-8B Fire Scout168213
2014-dec-28 US Marine CorpsMV-22B Osprey166491
2014-dec-28 US Marine CorpsMV-22B Osprey166494
2015-may-15 US NavyHSS-2 Sea King148038
2015-jun-08 US Marine CorpsUH-1Y Venom166768
2016-apr-27 US Marine CorpsMV-22B Osprey165837
2016-jul US Marine CorpsMV-22B Osprey166491
2017-jun-30 Sikorsky HelicoptersCH-53K King Stallion168781
2018-jan-18 Sikorsky HelicoptersCH-53K King Stallion168781

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