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  • 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