"OUR HELICOPTERS"  

The mission of the United States Air Force is to deliver sovereign options

for the defense of the United States of America and its global interests

to fly and fight in Air, Space, and Cyberspace.



The helicopter pictures portrayed here are a selection of the models most often utilized by the Air Force.  There were many others that were given slightly different identification; depending on the type mission they were assigned.


H-5 LADD AFB AK

Courtesy of Bob Runninger

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H-13

Courtesy of Bill Lyster 

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H-19A 51-3893 "Hop a long"

Bill Lyster Photo/via Bill Crawford

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H-19B 53-4424 OFFUTT AFB

Courtesy of Bill Crawford

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H-21 53-4402 HOMESTEAD AFB

Courtesy of Art Brand

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H-23 (NEED AF PHOTO)

Internet

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HH-34J 45710

Courtesy of Felix McLarney

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HH-43A 58-1829--SGT RAY OWENS

Courtesy of Jim Burns

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HH-43B 59-1593 SUFFOLK CO AFB

Courtesy of Jim Burns

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HH-43F UDORN 1973

Internet Courtesy of Jim Burns

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UH-1F 66-1220, ANDREWS AFB 1970

Courtesy of Jim Burns

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HH-1H 70-2464

Courtesy of Bill Lyster 

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TH-1H NEW HUEY

AIR FORCE PHOTO

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UH-1N

Courtesy of Bill Lyster 

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UH-1P 64-15493-HURLBERT DISPLAY

Courtesy of Jim Burns

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VH-1N 69-6656 ANDREWS AFB 1971

Courtesy  of Jim Burns

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CH-3B 62-12574 "Otis Falcon"

Courtesy  of Jim Burns

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CH-3C 62-12579

Sikorsky Photo via Bill Crawford

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CH-3E 66-13287 NKP

Courtesy of Bill Crawford

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HH-3E 66-13285

Courtesy of Diane Revolinski

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HH-53

Courtesy of Jim Burns

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HH-53

  Internet Photo

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MH-53 68-10358

21ST SOS FINI FLIGHT

Air Force Photo

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HH-60 93-26461

Air Force Photo

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Over the years United States Air Force Helicopters were utilized in a variety of activities such as:

 

Aircrew Training

Air Force Academy Support

Air Rescue & Recovery

Atomic Energy Agency Support

Civic Action

Disaster Recovery Support

Dew Line Support

Drone Recovery

Jungle/Sea Survival School

Local Base Rescue

Local Base Support

Missile Site Support

MAST (Military Assistance to Safety and Traffic)

Nuclear Test Support

NASA Launch and Down Range Support

Movie Making Support

Photo Mapping

Presidential/VIP Support

Satellite Recovery

Special Operations

TACAN Site Support

Texas Tower Support

Astronaut Training

Humanitarian Support

Weather Recon Support

Atomic Test Support

Fire Fight Fighting Support (CA ANG)


 

NOTE: In addition to the primary mission there were a variety of other activities that were performed



       



"FREEDOM ISN'T FREE"

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"HELICOPTERS" - THE ONLY WAY TO FLY


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