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Bell to delivery USMC’s last UH-1Y Venom by end 2018
Delivery of the AH-1Z Viper will continue until 2022 The last UH-1Y Venom ordered by the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) will be delivered by Bell this year, Flight Global reports. The Bell UH-1Y is a combat-proven utility helicopter slated to support the USMC global missions for the next four decades. The Yankee engages threats, delivers or exfiltrate personnel and performs under...
Possible sale of 12 AH-1Z attack helicopters to Bahrain approved
The AH-1Z attack helicopters would improve Royal Bahraini Air Force capability to meet current and future threats The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress on the potential Foreign Military Sale to Bahrain of 12 AH-1Z attack helicopters. The Gulf state intends to arm them with 14 AGM-114 Hellfires, and 56 Advance Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) II. According Defense Security...
Hawaii AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopters fini-flight
Two AH-1W Super Cobras from HMLA-367 flew counter clockwise around the island of Oahu, Hawaii for the final time on Mar. 13 Two AH-1W Super Cobras from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 (HMLA-367) flew counter clockwise around the island of Oahu, Hawaii for the final time on Mar. 13 as the squadron retires the Whiskey model. “It’s bittersweet,” said Lt....
3rd MAW bids farewell to the iconic AH-1W Super Cobra
"It's been special flying the legacy AH-1Ws, and they definitely played a huge part in the Marine air-ground task force,” Capt. J. J. Pierce, HMLAT-303 adjutant and transitioned AH-1Z “Viper” pilot The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) retired its last AH-1W on Feb. 6 with Capt. John T. Fischer and Capt. Daniel J. Houser (both with Marine Light Attack Helicopter...
Marine lands his AH-1W attack helicopter at ball field to retrieve cell phone he had left at local restaurant
“How far away are you from the town ball field?” the voice on the phone asked. “Well, are you walking or driving?” “We’re landing a helicopter at the ball field.” Taken on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, the curious video in this post show two helicopters (a Bell AH-1W Super Cobra and a Bell UH-1Y Venom) making a quick visit to Bar Harbor....
Thanks to the fuel tanks, that resemble torpedoes and are attached below both sides of the chopper bays, the helicopters demonstrated a 25% range increase On Mar. 10-14, 2017 during flights based from Okinawa, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 267 carried out a mission that took them to various places in Japan in order to test the effectiveness of the new...