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  • usa 6515th Organizational Maintenance Squadron

    US Air Force


    6515 OMS :

    1962 to 1992    





    Helicopters

    6515th Organizational Maintenance Squadron
    Performed test flights at Edwards AFB, California. Late 1980s renamed as 6515th Test Squadron. In 1992 merge in 415th Test Squadron and move to Randolph AFB, Texas from 2001



    1973-74, Admin Officer for 6515th OMS. I am Mandell Winter, Jr. Maj Hoschild was commander. We maintained B-52 008, pre-production F-4 models, A-7 models, and a few F-104s (soon to be dropped, followed by the A-7s) Final testing of F-15 was going on. YF-16 and YF-17 as well as A-9 and A-10 were in fly-off competition. First B-1 landed at Edwards while I was there. Nearly the last lifting body flight took place while I was the Admin officer of 6515 FMS, Maj. Mike Love at the controls. Compass Cope RPV was being tested while I was there.
    Sep78-May82, My name is Curt Rose, I was Stationed at Edwards in the 6515th Field maintanance squadron in the aero-repair section, preforming heavy maintanance on F-4, F-15, F-16, T-38 and A-37 aircraft. Duties also included crash recovery


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    Locations


    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    ??/92Edwards AFBKEDW




    Models

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    YearsModels
    1985/??UH-1H Iroquois
    1975/85UH-1N





    6515 OMS List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    B-2 h-21b 51-15855 : USAF H-21B, redesig CH-21B, HH-21B pictured with 6515 OMS Edwards AFB, CA +
    61-502 ch-3c 1963 62-12577 : 6515 OMS pictured (top) at Edwards, CA
    31003 UH-1N 68-10774 : before 76 to mid 80 was at Edwards AFB, then it was reassigned to Hill AFB+
    Colombian National Police PNC-5000 : Policia N-04. ex N50094. BuNo 68-10774
    31066 UH-1N 69-6660 : before 76 until, I think mid 80 was with 6515 OMS at Edwards AFB as a util+





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