usa Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266

US Marine Corps


VMM-266

Part of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Africa


2008 to present    




Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266
Fighting Griffins, tail code ES, redesignated from HMM-266 when received their MV-22B Ospreys during 2008.

On April 2011 they perform a non-stop flight between Afghanistan and Greece (4500km/2800m)

On February 2012 they perform the first Osprey landing on a Military Sealift Command (MSC)

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News about this Rotary Wing Unit :

MV-22B maintenance at Sea, 05-May-13 : AT SEA by Cpl. Kyle N. Runnels, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit - With the help of sailors assigned to the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conducted maintenance on MV-22B Ospreys on the flight deck of the Kearsarge’s flight deck, at sea, May 4, 2013.

VMM-266 rescue on Libya during Odyssey Dawn, 18-Dec-12 : MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, N.C. by 1st Lt. Roberto Martins - Three Marines from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 will be awarded the Air Medal with the combat distinguishing device for valor, during a ceremony at the VMM-266 hangar at 4 p.m. Thursday, December 20, 2012.

Osprey Makes Historic Intercontinental Flight, 11-Apr-11 : Marines makes a historic first in flying 3 Ospreys from Afghanistan to the USS Kearsarge on the Mediterranean Sea supported by 2 KC-130J Hercules


Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
2008/nowMCAS New RiverKNCA


Models Login to Edit

YearsModels
2008/nowv-22 Osprey



Construction Numbers for VMM-266 Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
31403 UH-1N 158232 : Oct13 VMM-266 /ES-31 last UH-1N deployment with USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)
31643 UH-1N 158558 : Oct13 VMM-266 /ES-30 last UH-1N deployment with USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)
31671 UH-1N 159195 : Oct13 VMM-266 /ES-3? last UH-1N deployment with USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)
26932 ah-1t 160744 : 27apr10 pictured as VMM-266 /ES-40 on USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) off the coast +
D0027 mv-22b 165841 : 20oct11 pictured very oily as /ES-10 VMM-266 at MCAS Yuma, Arizona
D0036 mv-22b 165850 : 2011 VMM-266 /ES-11
D0037 mv-22b 165851 : USMC; VMM-162 /YS-03; VMM-266 /ES-11, noted 2009
D0038 mv-22b 165852 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0038, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 165852, unk; xfer +
: USMC; 2011 VMM-266./ES-03
D0039 mv-22b 165853 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0039, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 165853, unk; xfer +
D0042 mv-22b 165941 : May15 VMM-266 /ES-10 SPMAGTF-CR-AF, Romania
D0040 mv-22b 165956 : USMC; 2011 VMM-266./ES-00
D0054 mv-22b 166387 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0054, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166387, unk; xfer +
D0073 mv-22b 166494 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, Block B, c/n D0073, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166494, u+
D0075 mv-22b 166496 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, Block B, c/n D0075, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166496, u+
D0076 mv-22b 166497 : USMC MV-22B; VMM-263 /EG-07; VMM-266 /ES-07
D0077 mv-22b 166498 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, Block B, c/n D0077, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166498, u+
D0078 mv-22b 166499 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, Block B, c/n D0078, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166499, u+
D0079 mv-22b 166685 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, Block B, c/n D0079, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166685, u+
: 2011 as VMM-266 /ES-04
: 09feb12 pictured as VMM-266 /04 during a historic first landing aboard the+
D0080 mv-22b 166686 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, Block B, c/n D0080, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166686, u+
D0081 mv-22b 166687 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, Block B, c/n D0081, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166687, u+
D0082 mv-22b 166688 : USMC; VMM-266 /ES-02, unk; VMM-162, /YS-02, unk
D0083 mv-22b 166689 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, Block B, c/n D0083, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166689, u+
D0085 mv-22b 166691 : USMC; 2011 VMM-266./ES-05
D0087 mv-22b 2006 166718 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0087, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166718, 2006; xfer+
D0088 mv-22b 2006 166719 : USMC MV-22B 2006; VMM-266 /ES-09; VMM-162 /YS-09
: 2011 VMM-266 /ES-09
D0089 mv-22b 2007 166720 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0089, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166720, 2007; xfer+
D0090 mv-22b 2007 166721 : Feb15 VMM-266 /ES-11
D0091 mv-22b 2007 166722 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0091, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166722, 2007; xfer+
D0094 mv-22b 2007 166725 : USMC; 2011 VMM-266./ES-01
D0109 mv-22b 2008 166744 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0109, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166744, 2008; xfer+
D0110 mv-22b 2008 166745 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0110, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166745, 2008; xfer+
D0120 mv-22b 167909 : Feb15 VMM-266 /ES-12
D0172 mv-22b 168222 : USMC; 2012 VMM-266 /ES-12
: 28mar13 VMM-266./ES-12 visit EDDS
D0177 mv-22b 168227 : USMC; 2012 VMM-266 /ES-01
D0178 mv-22b 168228 : USMC; 2012 VMM-266 /ES-02
: 28mar13 VMM-266./ES-02 visit EDDS
D0179 mv-22b 168229 : USMC; 2012 VMM-266 /ES-05
: 28mar13 VMM-266./ES-05 visit EDDS
: 03oct16 VMM-266./ES-05 for SPMAGTF-CR-AF
D0193 mv-22b 168243 : 03oct16 VMM-266./ES-11 for SPMAGTF-CR-AF
D0208 mv-22b 2013 168291 : Jan15 as VMM-266 /ES-03
D0212 mv-22b 168295 : 03oct16 VMM-266./ES-03 for SPMAGTF-CR-AF
D0229 mv-22b 168326 : USMC; May14 VMM-266 /ES-15
D0232 mv-22b 168329 : USMC; May14 VMM-266 /ES-?
41 serials found for VMM-266


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