Hot Blade 2013 Ovar airbase, Centro Region
---- Select Operation ---- 4th World Helicopter Championships 6th G20 Summit 6th International Helicopter SAR Competition mv Norman Atlantic Rescue AirMed and Rescue 2012 Apollo XIII splashdown recovery APROC 2018 Ariadne 2017 Armilla Patrol Atlantic Patrol Task (South) AW119Kx High Altitude Nepal Trials BALTOPS 05 BALTOPS 07 BALTOPS 10 BALTOPS 14 BALTOPS 15 BALTOPS 94 Bangladesh Cyclone relief Battle of the Atlantic 70th Anniversary Beira Patrol Black Blade 2016 Boscastle Flood Disaster Caribbean Flood Relief operations CaSTA (Skiyng Alpin troups campionship) tecnical Christchurch Earthquake 2011 CJPRSC 2014 Co-Operative Jaguar 98 Cold Response 2016 Combined Task Force 150 Combined Task Force 151 Cougar 13 Coverack Flooding Cyclone Debbie Cyclone Tracy relief operations D-Day 50th Anniversary Flypast Daily Mail Atlantic Air Race DAKAR 2015 East African Mutinies Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Ejercicio Guarani 2016 EUFOR Althea Exercício Operacional CSAR 2015 Exercise Auriga 2010 Exercise Balikatan 2015 Exercise Coral Sands Exercise Flying Fish 2000 Exercise FOTEX 62 Exercise FOTEX 65 Exercise Joint Warrior 08-2 Exercise Joint Warrior 09-2 Exercise Joint Warrior 13-2 Exercise Joint Warrior 14-1 Exercise Joint Warrior 14-2 Exercise Joint Warrior 15-1 Exercise Joint Warrior 15-2 Exercise Joint Warrior 16-1 Exercise Joint Warrior 16-2 Exercise Joint Warrior 17-1 Exercise Joint Warrior 18-1 Exercise Kakadu 16 Exercise Komodo 2016 Exercise Malabar 07-2 Exercise Saxon Warrior 17 Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 Exercise Tropical Storm Exercise Unified Trident Exercise UNITAS Atlantic 2015 Exercise Wallaby 2013 Exponaval 2014 Fenix 16 Fleet days 1986 Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy Fleet Review: 500 years anniversary of RDN Fleet Review: 50th Anniversary of Nigerian Navy Fleet Review: 75th anniversary of RAN Fleet Review: Australia Bi-centennial Naval Salute Fleet Review: Coronation Review of the Fleet Fleet Review: Ships of the Western Fleet Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Fleet Review: Trafalgar 200 Fly out MFG-5 Kiel Glen Ogle (A85) landslide Great Kefalonia Earthquake relief Grifone 2017 Grounding of mv Rena GRUFLEX 61 Heliraid Patagonia 2010 Hot Blade 2012 Hot Blade 2013 Hot Blade 2014 Hurricane David relief operations Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Ike relief operations Hurricane Matthew relief operations Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria Relief Operations IFOR (implementation force) IMDEX Asia 2011 Indo-Pakistan war contingency International Festival of Sea International Fleet Review Sydney 2013 International Fleet Review, Virginia 1957 International Mine Counter Measures Exercise 2014 International Naval Review: RNZN 75th Anniversary ISAF Italian Blade 2015 Joint Expeditionary Force (Maritime) 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake relief operations KFOR (kosovo force) Konfrontasi Manhunt in Argentina: Profugos Lanatta y Schillaci Marinedagen 2015 MINUSMA Modern Express Rescue Mombasa Flood Relief Operations MSC Napoli rescue Multinational Force and Observers mv Lovat rescue mv Quiberon fire naval days 2011 (marinedagen) Navy Open Day 2018 Nepal Earthquake 2015 New Horizons 2011 NOLA Navy Week NSS 2014 Opération Chammal Operation Agila Operation Balsac Operation Banner Operation Barkhane Operation BAT Operation Belisi Operation Blue Bat Operation Burlap Operation Clover Operation Corporate Operation Cunningham Operation Deference Operation Desert Shield/Storm Operation Diogenes Operation Eagles Claw Operation Eastern Exit Operation Epigram Operation Eschew Operation Falconer Operation Fate Operation Firedog Operation Flamingo Operation Grapple Operation Gritrock Operation Harlech Operation Helvin Operation Herrick Operation Highbrow Operation Hurricane Operation Jaguar Operation Journeyman Operation Keyhole Operation Langar Operation MANITOU Operation Maturin Operation Meebos Operation Musketeer Operation Nutcracker Operation Odyssey Lightning Operation Offcut Operation Palliser Operation Panlake Operation Paraquat Operation Phillis Operation Resilient Operation Rich Man Operation Sangaris Operation Sea Guardian Operation Sea Orbit Operation Sheepskin Operation Skinners Gold Operation Sophia Operation Stella Operation Telic Operation Tellar Operation Toral Operation Unified Protector Operation Vantage Operation Vela (Green Eagle) Operation WaNo Operation Weald Operation White Horse Orient 92 deployment Partition of Cyprus Portland Fleet Week Portugal Wildfires 2017 Quatorze Juillet 2009 quatorze juillet 2010 quatorze juillet 2011 quatorze juillet 2012 quatorze juillet 2013 quatorze juillet 2014 quatorze juillet 2017 RAF Luqa tornado Rescue from mv Halronell Rescue from mv Melpol Rescue from mv Muree Rescue from Fastnet Yacht Race Rescue from fishing ship Kartli Rescue from ss Merc Enterprise Rescue from tanker Shiokaze Rescue from tanker Tiskeri Rescue from Trawler Jeanne Gougy Rescue from Trawler Trevessa Rescue of mv Oceanos Cruise Liner RIMPAC 04 San Francisco Fleet Week 1999 San Francisco Fleet Week 2014 SAR meet 1994 SAR meet 2005 SAR meet 2009 SAR meet 2010 SAR meet 2014 SAR Meet 2015 SATER 01-14 Second Indochina War (Vietnam War) Separation of Cypriot states SFIR (stabilisation force Iraq) SFOR (stabilisation force) Six Day War (Operation Focus) SNMG2 Staff College Sea Days 2011 Staff College Sea Days 2015 Tac Blaze 09-2 Tac Blaze 10-1 Talisman Saber 2013 Talisman Sabre 2015 THPU 2015 THPU 2016 Tiger Meet 2016 Tragedia de Armero Typhoon Haiyan relief operations UNFICYP UNIFIL / NorAir Union Star and the Penlee Lifeboat tragedy UNPROFOR Volcanex 2005 Yom Kippur War ---- Operations List ---- 17-jul-13 to 31-jul-13
Hot Blade (HB) is a Multinational Helicopter Exercise that belongs to the European Defence Agency Helicopter Exercise Programme (HEP), and is designed to allow European helicopter crews to practice operations under real conditions.
Portuguese Air Force was responsible for planning and conducting the HB second edition. More than 750 personnel from five countries (Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and Portugal) participated in this operation. A total of 324 sorties with 962,42 helicopter hours were flown.
Ovar Maceda Ovar,Aveiro Not all models shown may have taken part in the Operation Some of the units could be operating fixed wing aircraft at the time, check every unit for details
Eurocopter AS532U2 Cougar S-440 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Koninklijke Luchtmacht SABCA A109BA H40 Jul13 pictured (pic2) during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Force Aérienne Belge AgustaWestland EH101 Mk.516 19609 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase Força Aérea Portuguesa SABCA A109BA H21 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Force Aérienne Belge Boeing CH-47D Chinook D-667 23jul13 pictured (pic2) during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Koninklijke Luchtmacht Dornier UH-1D 72+37 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Heeresflieger Boeing CH-47D Chinook D-661 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Koninklijke Luchtmacht AgustaWestland EH101 Mk.516 19611 23jul13 pictured (bot) during HB2013 at Ovar airbase Força Aérea Portuguesa Bell 212 5D-HY 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte Bell OH-58B Kiowa 3C-OA 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte Bell OH-58B Kiowa 3C-OJ 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte Dornier UH-1D 73+28 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Heeresflieger Dornier UH-1D 72+88 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Heeresflieger Dornier UH-1D 71+91 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Heeresflieger Dornier UH-1D 72+91 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Heeresflieger Dornier UH-1D 73+42 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Heeresflieger Agusta AB212 5D-HR 23jul13 pictured during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte Boeing CH-47F Chinook D-891 23jul13 pictured (top) during HB2013 at Ovar airbase, Portugal Koninklijke Luchtmacht F+W Emmen SA316B Alouette III 19312 23jul13 pictured at Ovar airbase during HB2013. FAP F-16 on background Força Aérea Portuguesa