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AW139 helicopter arrives at Joint Base Andrews

Story by Senior Airman Matthew John Braman, 316th Wing JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – The Nuclear Emergency Support Team welcomed the arrival of its new AW139 helicopter at Joint Base Andrews, June 17, 2024, enhancing its nuclear emergency response capabilities. As a mission partner at Joint Base Andrews, NEST is a specialized unit under the Leer másAW139 helicopter arrives at Joint Base Andrews[…]

Boeing delivers first CH-47F Chinook Block II to US Army

PHILADELPHIA, July 1,  2024 — Boeing delivered the first CH-47F Block II Chinook to U.S. Army in support of ongoing its modernization efforts. The aircraft is one of up to 465 in the Army’s fleet that will be modernized to the new Block II configuration. “The CH-47F Block II provides capability improvements allowing the Army to Leer másBoeing delivers first CH-47F Chinook Block II to US Army[…]

Coast Guard rescue several boaters in Lake Erie

Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Yaw, Coast Guard 9th District CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard Air Station Detroit MH-65E Dolphin aircrew and a Station Cleveland Response Boat crew rescue several boaters in Lake Erie. At 10:34 a.m., July 6, 2024, Coast Guard Sector Eastern Great Lakes in Buffalo, N.Y., received a MADAY call Leer másCoast Guard rescue several boaters in Lake Erie[…]

The CH-53K King Stallion helicopter arrives at MCAS Yuma

Story by CPL. Jada Venegas, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona – MCAS Yuma welcomed its inaugural fleet of CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, June 7, 2024. The CH-53K arriving to MCAS Yuma, is a historic milestone which represents the first time that Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron (VMX) 1 Leer másThe CH-53K King Stallion helicopter arrives at MCAS Yuma[…]

Leonardo AW609 tiltrotor completes aircraft carrier trial campaign

Rome, 26/06/2024 – The Leonardo AW609 tiltrotor programme set another major industry capability milestone after its first successful trial on an aircraft carrier, which was recently conducted with the support of the Marina Militare (Italian Navy). From 3-12 April, the AW609 AC4 aircraft, fully representative of the final production configuration, performed demonstration trials relocating from Leer másLeonardo AW609 tiltrotor completes aircraft carrier trial campaign[…]

The retired VH-3D Marine One «BUNO 358» finds permanent home

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — A retired, de-militarized, and restored VH-3D Marine One was officially inducted into the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, College Station, Texas in June 2024. The library and museum, located within the Texas A&M University campus, welcomed Presidential Helicopters Program Office (PMA-274) members, Bush family members, donors, and supporters to Leer másThe retired VH-3D Marine One «BUNO 358» finds permanent home[…]

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