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    News about US Navy

    USAF UH-1N Pilot Selected for USNTPS, 06-Feb-23 : #TestPilot US Air Force 40th Helicopter Squadron (40th HS) instructor pilot with almost 1,300 flight hours in the Bell UH-1N Twin Huey was selected for the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS)

    Retired Pilot Serving as Civilian Test Pilot, 30-Jan-23 : #pilots Former Marine Corps aviator finds job as a civilian helicopter test pilot at the US Navy Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) in Kinston, NC

    US Navy HSC-5 Training in Bizë, Albania, 26-Jan-23 : #Albania US Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron HSC-5 “Nightdippers” flying the MH-60S Seahawk with Carrier Air Wing CVW-7 aboard aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) completed training in Bizë, Albania

    Rolls-Royce Engines for Navy and Marine Ospreys, 29-Dec-22 : #RollsRoyce Rolls-Royce subsidiary in Indianapolis awarded a $74M Department of Defense contract for 28 AE1107C engines for the US Navy/Marines Osprey fleet

    US Navy Orders Lot IV of 26 Leonardo TH-73A, 26-Dec-22 : #Thrasher US Navy signed the Lot IV 26 TH-73A Thrasher trainer helicopters contract ( now totaling 130 ) to be produced at Leonardo Philadelphia, PA plant by December 2024

    US Navy ASW Training with “Destroyer” JS Izumo, 15-Dec-22 : #antisubmarine US Navy helicopter squadrons HSM-51 and HSC-12 based out Atsugi, Japan completed antisubmarine warfare (ASW) training with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) multi-purpose destroyer JS Izumo (DDH 183)

    US Navy Squadron HM-14 Final Flight, 14-Dec-22 : #Vanguards US Navy decommissioning Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron HM-14 “Vanguard” after 45 years of service flying the Sikorsky RH-53D Stallion and the MH-53E Sea Dragon models

    US Navy Retrieves Artemis I Orion Spacecraft, 13-Dec-22 : #Artemis1 US Navy units including USS Portland (LPD 27), USS Montgomery (LCS 8), Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron HSC-23) and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Expeditionary Support Unit EODESU-1 retrieved NASA Artemis I spacecraft Orion after splashdown off the Baja coast near Guadalupe island in the Pacific Ocean

    Navy Workshop Completes First CH-53K Engine Disassembly, 12-Dec-22 : US Navy aviation repair and maintenance facility Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) at MCAS Cherry Point, NC conducts test run of first disassembled GE T408 engine which powers the new US Marine Corps heavy lift helicopter Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion

    Air Rescue Hoist Training Course with HSC-3, 11-Dec-22 : #hoist Air Rescue Systems Corp (ARS) completed initial “Fluid-Dynamic” Helicopter Hoist training with the US Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 3 (HSC-3) at Naval Base Coronado, CA

    Navy Flight Safety Award to HSC-3, HSC-4 and VRM-30, 29-Oct-22 : #safety US Navy 2021 Aviation Safety Award given to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron HSC-3 “Merlins”, HSC-4 “Black Knights” and Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron VRM-30 “Titans”

    US Navy at the Athens Flying Week, 16-Oct-22 : #AthensFlyingWeek US Navy MH-60R/S Seahawks from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron HSM-46 and Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron HSC-5 along other units of the USS George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group were present at the Athens Flying Week in Tanagra, Greece

    US Army CH-47F Chinooks on USS Ronald Reagan, 29-Sep-22 : #Chinook US Army CH-47F Chinook helicopters from B Company, 3-2 General Support Aviation Battalion (3-2 GSAB), 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade (2nd CAB, 8th Army, USFK) completed deck landing qualification on aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in the East Sea

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