usa Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269

US Marine Corps


HMLA-269 :

1971 to present    





Helicopters

Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269
The Gunrunners, tail code HF, were activated February 22, 1971 as HMA-269 equipped with AH-1J SeaCobras. They transition to the AH-1T in 1977. In 1986 is redesignated HMLA-269 with the reception of the UH-1N Twin Huey and the AH-1W variant of the Super Cobra.

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Forward Armament and Refueling Point: FARP, 31-Oct-15 : A Marine Expeditionary Force rely on the Forward Armament and Refueling Point, or FARP, to project combat power and seize the initiative from the enemy

HMLA-269 training with FARP, 31-Jul-14 : MARINE CORPS OUTLYING FIELD CAMP DAVIS, NC by Cpl Jackeline Perez Rivera - A Forward Arming and Refueling Point was established at Marine Corps Outlying Field Camp Davis, near Holly Ridge, N.C., to support aircraft and provide real-world training experience to Marines from Marine Corps Air Station New River from July 8 through 10.

HMLA-269 transition to the UH-1Y, 22-Aug-12 : MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, N.C. - By Pfc. Cameron Payne - Marines from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 gained proficiency in the new UH-1Y “Venom” Hueys by practicing flying and landing in confined areas aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Aug. 9.



Locations


YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1971/    MCAS New RiverKNCA


Models

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YearsModels
2012/    UH-1Y Venom
1986/13UH-1N
1971/    209 AH-1 Cobra



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