Del'd: 600 - 1962 to 2015






US Marine Corps 107M H-46 Sea Knight


1962 : CH-46A, basic assault transport, 194 built; 33 conv to CH-46D.
          BuNos 150265-150278 : HRB-1
          BuNos 150933-150968 : HRB-1
          BuNos 151906-151961 : CH-46A
          BuNos 152496-152579 : CH-46A
1962 : UH-46A, utility/cargo variant for US Navy service
          BuNos 151902-151905
          BuNos 152490-152495
1965 : CH-46D, improved transport
          BuNos 153314-153403
          BuNos 153951-154044
          BuNos 154789-154844
1965 : HH-46D, CH-46D and HH-46A upgraded to improved Base SAR version. Known as 'Pedro.'
          BuNos 153404-153413 : UH-46D
          BuNos 153556-153558 : UH-46D
1968 : CH-46F, improved transport based on CH-46D with same engines, but advanced avionics
          BuNos 154845-154862
          BuNos 155301-155318
          BuNos 155319-155336 : cancelled, not built
1974 : HH-46A, SAR conversion of ~59 existing CH/UH-46A. Converted by NARF North Island & NARF Cherry Point for USN & USMC Base, Station, & Shipboard SAR use
1979 : CH-46E, upgrade conversion in lieu of procurement (CILOP) of existing CH-46A/D/F models to common CH-46E standard. Included new engines, fibreglass rotors and advanced avionics. Further upgraded in early 1990s under Survivability, Reliability, & Maintainability (SR&M) program. ~275 airframes completed.
2006 : HH-46E SAR conversion of CH-46E

Oct.2014 : HMM-364 retire last West Coast CH-46E
Oct.2015 : HMM-774 retire last East Coast CH-46E

USS New Orleans
CH-46s parked on bow of assault carrier USS New Orleans (LPH-11), June 1988 .

Marines Lebanon 1982
On USS Guam (LPH-9) underway off the coast of Lebanon, 1982.



@ (optional)     Send



Latest News


PA100 PUREair Engine Protection System for H125/H130

First Ground Test of Safran’s Hybrid Electric Engine

Osprey Engines Maintenance by StandardAero

Magpas Air Ambulance Selects AW169

H145 in Wales Air Ambulance Service

Cope Taufan 18 USAF Exercise in Malaysia

AH-64E Fire Control Radar Systems

First Deployment of Canadian CH-148 Cyclone


facebook     twitter     google     linkedin