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    Del'd: 327 - 1951 to 1967


    US Air Force S-55 H-19

    On July 19 1952, two USAF H-19 Chickasaws make the first transatlantic crossing by helicopter

    1952, i was the first crew-chief on hop-A-LONG at Bertonwood AFB, England with the 66 AIR rescue MATS. This went on a mission to safe the crew a light-houseboat. Fred Williams Jr.

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    YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
    1962/6341st RQSHamilton AFB
    1961/6754 ARRSPease
    CA CFB Goose Bay
    1961/6436 RQSJP Tachikawa
    1961/6355 RQS
    1954/6348th RQSEglin AFB
    Maxwell AFB
    1954/5738 RQS JP Misawa Air Base
    1953/5655 RQS
    1952/6467 ARRSUK Prestwick
    UK RAF Sculthorpe
    1952/6431st RQSRP Clark / Diosdado Macapagal
    1952/6433 RQSJP Naha
    1952/6036 RQSJP Tachikawa
    JP Iruma Air Base
    1952/6041st RQSHamilton AFB
    1952/5866th RQS UK Kent International / Manston
    1952/5434th WPSJP Kadena AFB
    57th ARRSIT Aviano
    UK RAF Lakenheath
    PT Lajes

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