usa Helicopter Utility Squadron TWO

US Navy


HU-2 : Fleet Angels
United States Naval Aviation

1948 to 1965    





Helicopters

Formed from the separation of VX-3 into two operational units on 1 Jul 1948, at Lakehurst. During the late 1950s, HU-2 maintained a number of HUP-2 detachments embarked upon carriers, particularly those of the 6th Fleet. On 1 Jul 1965, HU-2 was re-constituted as Helicopter Combat Support Squadron TWO (HC-2).



early 1950-1960, HU 2 detachment 1, was based at NAS, Norfolk, VA. Air Sea Rescue and anti submarine duties. Primary aircraft. Piasecki HUP Served 1952/1955


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Locations


YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1948/65NAS LakehurstKNEL




Models

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YearsModels
1962/65Seasprite
1948/65PV-18




Operations


DatesOperation
15-jul-5823-aug-58LB Operation Blue Bat