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  • usa Moffett Federal Airfield

    Mountain View, California

    USA





    Location


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    KmBearing
    7.8311KPAO Palo Alto, California
    11.428115CA Stanford University Hospital Heliport, California
    12.1118KSJC San Jose Norman Y Mineta Intl, California
    17.0121 San Jose State, California
    18.710888CA Regional Medical Center San Jose H2 Heliport, California
    20.8301KSQL San Carlos, California



    1931 to present

    37° 24' 53.28'' N - 122° 2' 56.41'' W
    3 miles N of Mountain View
    ICAO: KNUQIATA: NUQ FAA: NUQ
    Elevation: 32 feet




    History of this Location


    NASA Ames Research Center (ARC) houses the worlds largest wind tunnel, part of the National Full-Scale Aerodynamic Complex (NFAC)

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    List of units at Moffett Field

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    1984/    129th RQSS-70 H-60 1991/   
    S-61 H-3 1975/91
    1939/    ARCXV-15A 1978/03
    California National Guard



    Moffett Field News


    SB>1 Defiant Tested at NFAC Wind Tunnel, 16-Oct-19 : #NFAC Sikorsky and Boeing engineers tested a 1/5 scale model of the SB>1 Defiant in the 40- by 80-foot (12x24 meters) wind tunnel of the National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex (NFAC) at Moffett Field, California

    SoCal Mudslide Rescue Efforts, 11-Jan-18 : An HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 129th Rescue Wing, California Air National Guard provided search an rescue support in Southern California for those impacted by the recent mudslides

    California Guards Conducts 1,016th Overwater Rescue, 19-Apr-17 : California Air National Guard 129th Rescue wing equipped with MC-130P Combat Shadow, HH-60G Pave Hawk and Guardian Angel teams (Pararescuemen, Combat Rescue Officers and SERE Specialists)

    California Guard Medevacs US Navy Contractor, 15-Nov-16 : California Air National Guard’s 129th Rescue Wing HH-60G Pave Hawks refueled by a MC-130P Combat Shadow evacuated a civilian contractor from the USS Guadalupe (T-AO-200) 560 miles off the coast

    Pave Hawks Medevac Crewman from HMCS Calgary, 12-Aug-16 : California Air National Guard Pave Hawks flew 800 miles over Pacific Ocean, air refueling from MC-130P Combat Shadow, to save their 1012 life






    List of aircraft and events at Moffett Field

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    By Date | By Serial

    DatesOrg/TypeUnit
    1979-aug 129th RQS CH-3C 65-12781
    1982-feb-01 CH-47B 66-19138
    1993-mar-10 NASA AH-1G N736NA
    1993-mar-10 NASA UH-1D N734NA
    2002-jul-27 EC120B N408DC
    2003-may-15 EC120B N408DC
    2010-jul-08 HH-65 6502
    2011-mar-29 S-69 73-21941
    2011-sep-15 HH-60G ?
    2014-dec-17 A109A-II N2MF
    2020-jun-13 CAL FIRE UH-1H N495DF



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