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  • usa Eglin AFB

    Valparaiso, Florida

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    6.60326FL5 Niceville Twin Cities Hospital Heliport, Florida
    11.0147KDTS Destin Municipal, Florida
    16.2247KHRT Hurlburt Field, Florida
    18.6003KEGI Duke Field, Florida
    32.9001KCEW Crestview Bob Sikes, Florida
    40.4303KNZX NOLF Harold helipad, Florida



    1935 to present

    30° 28' 59.88'' N - 86° 31' 59.89'' W
    5km SW Valparaiso, Florida
    ICAO: KVPSIATA: VPS FAA: VPS
    Elevation: 87 feet





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    List of units at Eglin AFB

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    2005/    413 FLTSMH-139A Grey Wolf 2020/   
    HH-60W Jolly Green II 2019/21
    V-22 Osprey 2007/   
    S-65 H-53 2005/08
    S-70 H-60 2005/   
    UH-1N 2005/   
    1982/    40 FTSUH-1N 1982/12
    1971/9355 RQSS-70 H-60 1982/   
    S-61 H-3 1980/82
    S-65 H-53 1973/90
    1971/8839th ARRW,39th ARRW
    1962/666th SOSUH-1F Iroquois 1964/74
    UH-1H Iroquois ??/13
    1955/6948th RQSS-65 H-53 1966/69
    S-61 H-3 1966/69
    H-43 Huskie 1966/68
    H-43 Huskie 1963/65
    S-55 H-19 1954/63



    Eglin AFB News


    HH-60W Completed Development Testing, 16-Apr-21 : #JollyGreenII US Air Force’s new combat search and rescue (CSAR) helicopter, the Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II completed its developmental test program at Eglin AFB. Started in November 2019 by 413th FLTS having accumulated over 1,100 flight hours with 6 aircraft

    TIPS-C Drone Interceptor Demo at Eglin AFB, 25-Mar-21 : #drones Trakka Systems and DroneShield completed a successful demonstration of the TIPS-C (Trakka Interceptor Package Solution) at Eglin AFB for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS)

    HH-60W Begins Live-Fire Testing, 22-Sep-20 : #LiveFire Future USAF combat search and rescue helicopter (CSAR), the Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II, began ground live fire testing at Eglin AFB’s range with GAU-2 (7.62mm M134 minigun gatling) , GAU-18 (.50 M2 Browning) and GAU-21 (.50 M3M) machine guns

    First Aerial Refueling for HH-60W Jolly Green II, 11-Aug-20 : #AerialRefueling USAF future combat rescue helicopter, the HH-60W Jolly Green II completed its first ever aerial refueling in Florida

    HH-60W and Apache Flying Together, 07-Jun-20 : #Apache U.S. Air Force’s newest combat search and rescue (CSAR) helicopter, the Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II currently under developmental test program with the 413th Flight Test Squadron flew for the first time with an Army’s AH-64 Apache

    08-Apr-20 - Extreme Weather Trials for HH-60W #ExtremeWeather
    20-Feb-20 - MH-139 Begins Testing in Florida #testing
    08-Jan-20 - HH-60W in Anechoic Chamber for Systems Testing #soundproof
    25-Sep-14 - AH-64E Changes Way Apaches Fight
    01-Mar-12 - UH-1N Testing Flight Moved to Duke Field
    03-Apr-07 - S-92 Proves Capability to Deploy Missile Defense Measure





    List of aircraft and events at Eglin AFB

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    By Date | By Serial

    TypeSerialDates
    AH-1G68-17084 13
    HH-53C69-5794 07sep07
    HH-53C73-1652 09oct08 21jul09 07nov10 02aug13 dec15
    HH-60J6011 / 163811 01apr02
    HH-60W? aug20 17aug20 dec20
    MH-13918-1002 19dec19
    MH-60G82-23689 01mar93
    MV-22BN204TR 23jan13
    UH-1N69-6617 jul09
    UH-1N69-6626 feb10



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