1943 to present

usa Air Test and Evaluation Squadron ONE

US Navy

VX-1 Pioneers

Air Test and Evaluation Squadron ONE
Tail code JA, they test and evaluate the newest and most advanced technology in ASW, Electronic Warfare (EW), Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR), Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR), and Airborne Mine Counter-Measures (AMCM) mission areas.

As of 2012 their rotary wing aircraft includes the MH-60R and MH-60S Seahawk and the MQ-8B Fire Scout UAV.

In Memory of our three VX-1 shipmates who all perished in a SH-2F helicopter aircraft # 149765 on June 24th, 1977 https://www.forevermissed.com/lost-shipmates-vx1/

That was a sad day. I can picture the hangar deck covered with helo parts. M. Torres

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First Ferry Flight for the COD CMV-22 Osprey

First Ferry Flight for the COD CMV-22 Osprey

16-Apr-20 - The Osprey variant that will replace the C-2A Greyhound in the Carrier Onboard Delivery (COD) mission completed its first cross-country flight from Bell factory in Amarillo, Texas to Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River in Maryland #FerryFlight
VX-1 Completed MQ-8C Evaluation on USS Coronado

VX-1 Completed MQ-8C Evaluation on USS Coronado

06-Jul-18 - USS Coronado (LCS-4) and Air Test and Evaluation Squadron VX-1 completed the first comprehensive Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) for the MQ-8C Fire Scout #evaluation


1970-    NAS Patuxent RiverKNHK
1943/70NAS Key WestKNQX

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2006-    MQ-8A/B Fire Scout
1983-    S-70 H-60

VX-1 List of helicopters

C/N VersionBuiltIn this Org In other Org
58-11 w/o 1959 hss-1 1955 137855 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-11, ff?; del USN as HSS-1 137855, 15Feb55; xfer NAS+
2119 htl-7 145842 : to VX-1
: to VX-1
52 UH-2A 149750 : 1988 SH-2F type as VX-1 /JA
67 w/o 1977 UH-2A 149765 : Aug76-Apr77 flown at Pax River by Laron Stoker XO of VX-1 with Butler Cre+
: SH-2F Helicopter /JA-31 was assigned to VX-1 at NAS Patuxent River, MD an+
61-183 hss-2 149913 : USN; conv SH-3H; Nov.79 as /JA-22 VX-1 at Naval Air Test Center, NAS Patux+
61-304 w/o 1969 sh-3a 152111 : USN; VX-1 w/o 17mar69
: Helicopter went down of the coast of Key West Florida during night operati+
61-310 sh-3a 152116 : US Navy; 1988 SH-3H type VX-1./JA-24
185 UH-2B 152201 : flown as an SH-2F by Laron Stoker XO VX-1 Pax River with Creighton, Howdys+
: 1988 SH-2F type VX-1 /JA-30
70-372 sh-60b 161561 : US Navy; 1989 VX-1./JA-41; 1995 HSL-40./HK-411
70-387 w/o 1985 sh-60b 162097 : USN; JA-42/VX-1 w/o 23feb85 ditched North of Bermuda
70-462 sh-60b 162977 : USN; VX-1, conv to YSH-60R; 2012 HSM-40 /HK-412
70-628 sh-60f 164070 : USN; VX-1
70-630 sh-60f 164072 JA-46 : pictured (pic1) operating from AUTEC, Andros Island
US Coast Guard 6046
70-1765 sh-60b 164462 JA-39 : Nova Scotia International Air Show
70-2265 w/o 1998 hh-60h 165154 : USN; from SH-60F; JA-51/VX-1 w/o 26sep98
mh-60s 166336 : USN; VX-1 /JA-336
70-2880 mh-60s 166338 : USN; 2008 VX-1 /JA-338; 2010 HSC-22 /AM-17
70-2893 mh-60r 166519 : USN; 2010 VX-1 /JA-519; 2017 CAG /519
70-2932 mh-60r 166521 : USN; VX-1
mh-60s 167813 : USN; VX-1 /JA-813
mh-60s 167831 : VX-1
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