usa 6th Special Operations Squadron

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6th SOS

1944 to present    




6th Special Operations Squadron US Air Force

6th Special Operations Squadron
Reactivated on 1994 within the 1st Special Operations Wing with an aircraft inventory of C-130, Twin Otter, UH-1, Mi-8/17 and other types not commonly used by the Air Force

1st SOW Final Huey flight took place September 19, 2012

On October 2012, 6th SOS relocated to Duke Field, Florida and transferring command to the Air Force Special Operations Training Center (AFSOTC)

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News about this Rotary Wing Unit :

6th SOS moves from Hurlburt to Duke Field, 01-Oct-12 : HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. by Airman 1st Class Michelle Vickers, 1st Special Operations Wing Public Affairs - Airmen of 6th Special Operations Squadron, including their Vietnam-era veterans and former counterparts, attended a transition ceremony for their unit at the Commando Hangar at Hurlburt Field Sept. 28.

6th SOS trains foreign nations worldwide, 11-Aug-06 : HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. by Ms Jamie Haig, 16th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs - The 6th Special Operations Squadron's mission is to assess, train, advise and assist foreign aviation forces in airpower employment, sustainment and force integration.


Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
2012/nowDuke FieldKEGI
1994/12Hurlburt FieldKHRT
1970/74Alexandria / England AFBKESF
1968/69VN PleikuVVPK
1966/68Alexandria / England AFBKESF
1962/66Eglin AFBKVPS
Models Login to Edit

YearsModels
1994/12UH-1N
1964/74UH-1F Iroquois
??/13UH-1H Iroquois




Construction Numbers for 6th SOS Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
31048 UH-1N 69-6642 : 1998 6th SOS.
: 2011 asg 6th SOS at Hurlburt Field, FL
: 2012 xfer 512th RQS with mottled 6th SOS paint-scheme; Nov17 still
31060 UH-1N 69-6654 : 1998 6th SOS
: 14dec16 transf from Minot AFB to 40th HS at Malmstrom AFB; Still has 6th S+
13409 uh-1h 73-21721 : USAF; asg Multinational Force and Observers Air Wing to patrol Israel/Egyp+
State of New York N224SP : New York State Police (NYSP) d/d 05jun13, ex USAF 73-21721
13545 uh-1h 73-21857 : USAF; 2011 6th SOS
US Army Aviation 73-21857 : US Army, conv to UH-1V; 17jun06 pictured as Georgia National Guard GA-NG 0+
4 serials found for 6th SOS


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