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    Navy Longhorn Crashed at Mt Hogue, 20-Jul-21 : #accident US Navy MH-60S Seahawk helicopter assigned to search and rescue squadron “Longhorn” out of NAS Fallon, Nevada crashed near Mt Hogue, California. All four crewmembers survived the crash without injury and needed to be rescued by an Army CH-47 Chinook due its superior high-altitude performance

    First TH-73A Delivered to US Navy, 11-Jun-21 : #TH73 Delivery of first of 130 Leonardo Philadelphia TH-73A trainer helicopters to the US Navy. The AW119Kx was chosen to replace the TH-57 as the Undergraduate Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) for the US Navy, Marines, Coast Guard and NATO allies

    Navy Seahawk Mission Computers Upgrade, 08-Jun-21 : #computers Lockheed Martin selects Curtiss-wright to upgrade US Navy Sikorsky Seahawk helicopter mission and flight management computers (MC/FMC) to meet new battlefield threats

    MQ-8C Fire Scout on Amphibious Ship, 30-May-21 : #drones Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout drone completes successful fit check aboard USS Anchorage (LPD-23) and is ready to support the US Marine Corps amphibious warfare mission

    UK Carrier Strike Group to Visit 40 Countries, 28-Apr-21 : #AsiaPacific UK’s Carrier Strike Group led by HMS Queen Elizabeth and including USS The Sullivans (DDG-68) and Dutch HNLMS Evertsen (F805) will cover 26,000 nautical miles in their maiden deployment to the Asia-Pacific region

    Osprey for First Time on Hospital Ship USNS Mercy, 21-Apr-21 : #Osprey US Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) conducts first ever flight deck landing of a V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor. US Navy Air Test and Evaluation Squadron HX-21 exercised flight operations over the course of several days

    FRASCA Simulator for Navy TH-73A, 08-Apr-21 : #TH73 US Navy awarded to FlightSafety International Contractor Instructional Services (CIS) and availability on 18 FRASCA-designed and manufactured Level 6 and Level 7 Flight Training Devices (FTD) for the new TH-73 (AW119Kx) trainer helicopter fleet

    Reducing H-53 Overhaul Time, 06-Apr-21 : #H53 US Navy/Marines Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) improving maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) times for the H-53 heavy lift helicopter

    Jayhawk Rescued Sailor off Bermuda, 25-Mar-21 : #Bermuda With a little help of the Navy, an US Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter based in North Carolina successfully completed a medical evacuation from the oil tanker Antonis 150 miles ~ 280 km off the coast of Bermuda

    Seahawk Recovered from Record Depth, 23-Mar-21 : #depth The US Navy recovered a MH-60S Seahawk helicopter that crashed last year off the coast of Okinawa, Japan from a record depth of 19,075 feet ~ 5814 meters

    Workshop Ships Last Marine One’ Engines, 18-Feb-21 : #MarineOne Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) at MCAS Cherry Point, NC, completed work and shipped the last T58 engines for the Presidential helicopter VH-3D. From this year the new Marine One will be the VH-92A

    Eleven More H225 for Air Center Helicopters, 10-Feb-21 : #leasing Air Center Helicopters Inc (ACHI) leased 11 EC225/H225 helicopters from Milestone Aviation. Will be delivered in 2021/22 for utility, training and transport missions for U.S. government contract operations ( VERTREP, CASEVAC, MEDEVAC )

    Test Pilots Pushing Boundaries, 08-Feb-21 : #TestPilot Instructors at US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) ensuring next generation of test pilots gain the skills necessary for testing the aircraft and systems of tomorrow

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