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    US Marine Corps


    VMR-1 : Roadrunners

    1941 to present    






    Helicopters

    • Marine Transport Squadron 1 US Marine Corps
    • Marine Transport Squadron 1 US Marine Corps

    Marine Transport Squadron 1
    The Roadrunners history trace back to the formation of Station Operations and Engineering Squadron (SOES) in 1941 at Cherry Point. Aircraft Engineering Squadron 46 (AES-46) was commissioned in 1943 which was redesignated as the current Marine Transport Squadron One (VMR-1) in 1997.

    1974-1980 : HH-46A
    1980-2006 : HH-46D
    2006- : HH-46E

    By November 2012, VMR-1 was the last Marine squadron on the East Coast that flies the H-46.

    On September 2014, VMR-1 became the last remaining Marine Corps squadron to fly the Sea Knight.


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    News of Marine Transport Squadron 1


    407HP Receives FAA Approval for IBF, 21-Jul-16 : Eagle Copters Ltd announced its Eagle 407HP, a Bell 407 re-engined with a Honeywell HTS900, received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificate for own inlet barrier filter (IBF)

    MCAS Cherry Point Conducts Final H-46 Flight, 25-Sep-15 : The three remaining HH-46E search and rescue models, commonly known as “Pedro” assigned to Marine Transport Squadron 1, the last DoD Sea Knights, will retire from service on Sept.29

    VMR-1 Casualty Evacuation Drill Over Water, 07-Aug-14 : Marine Transport Squadron 1 (VMR-1) supported a casualty evacuation drill outside of Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in conjunction with Coast Guard central security forces July 30

    VMR-1 CH-46 conducts mass casualty drills, 24-Jun-14 : MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, N.C. by Lance Cpl Jared Lingafelt - Marines and sailors with 2nd Medical Battalion conducted a mass casualty exercise as part of a semiannual battalion field exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River, June 19.

    USMC VMR-1 recognized for operational excellence, 05-Dec-13 : 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing & Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, NC by Lance Cpl. Unique Roberts - The Marines of Marine Transport Squadron 1 earned the 2012 Chief of Naval Operations Safety Award, in addition to Search and Rescue Excellence awards including the 2012 Aviation Rescue Swimmer of the Year and the 2012 Aviation Rescue Crew of the Year.

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    Locations


    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    2018/    Fort Worth NAS JRB / Carswell FieldKNFW
    1941/17MCAS Cherry Point KNKT



    Models

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    YearsModels
    1974/15107M H-46 Sea Knight






    VMR-1 List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    2060 CH-46A 1964 151912 : BV-107M, c/n 2060, ff?; del USMC 24Feb65 as CH-46A 151912; asgd Boeing FR +
    2098 CH-46A 1965 151948 : BV-107M, c/n 2098 ff?; del USMC 23Sep65 as CH-46A 151948; asgd Beoing FR M+
    2546 CH-46F 1969 156476 : BV-107M, c/n 2546, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 15647+
    : VMR-1 /00 pictured during ceremony of last H-46 delivering by FRC East
    : 28aug15 as VMR-1 /00 (CAG) in a fly The Barn over eastern North Carolina
    - 156476 : preserved as a flying exhibit at the Vietnam Helicopters Museum, Concord, +
    2577 CH-46F 1969 157678 : BV-107M, c/n 2577, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 15767+
    : Jun08 HH-46E Pedro type as VMR-1 /01 MCAS Cherry Point; 2010 still
    : 28aug15 pictured (pic3) as VMR-1 /01 in a fly The Barn over eastern North +
    2587 CH-46F 1970 157688 : BV-107M, c/n 2587; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 157688 10A+
    : 12 pictured (pic2) as HH-46E Pedro type VMR-1 /02 at NAS Cherry Point
    : 28aug15 as VMR-1 /02 in a fly The Barn over eastern North Carolina
    - 157688 : pictured (pic3) flown from MCAS Cherry Point to Classic Rotors Museum Ram+
    2591 CH-46F 1970 157692 : BV-107M, c/n 2591, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 15769+
    : 28aug15 pictured (pic2) as VMR-1 /03 in a fly The Barn over eastern North +





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