Just in case you could not be there at the 2017 Marine Corps Air Station air show here is the next best thing! Featured image By Lance Cpl. Jamean R. Berry, USMC [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons This article is courtesy of Fighter Sweep.
Members of the 1st Helicopter Squadron fly UH-1 Hueys over Washington, D.C. during opening ceremonies of the Joint Base Andrews "Legends in Flight" Air & Space Expo May 10, 2019. The weekend event in Maryland featured headliners the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, as well as an impressive lineup of other performers. The Air & Space Expo, … [Read more…]
Still just as inspiring as when it was first released in 2011 to commemorate the Centennial of Naval Aviation, FLY NAVY remains a historic freeze frame of America’s men and women flying all over the globe in service of our country. Get the book here! For over two years, photographer Erik Hildebrandt rode along on operational missions both here at home and downrange. His … [Read more…]
President Trump signed the $1 trillion omnibus spending bill which included in it a major bump in funding for the Air Force’s UH-1N Huey helicopter replacement program. Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky unit is proposing a version of the H-60 Blackhawk The legislation allocates an additional $75 million toward the program, bumping the final bill adjustment to $93.3 million, … [Read more…]
Boeing announced Thursday that they intend to enter the competition to replace the Air Force’s venerable Huey helicopter with a MH-139 variant of the Leonardo AW139. Leonardo, an Italian aerospace company says there are about 900 AW139s in service around the world in many countries including Ireland, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar and Thailand according to … [Read more…]
Check out the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy team working together to keep the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit and the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group at the tip of the spear during Western Pacific Deployment as part of USS BOXER LHD 4. https://youtu.be/SjhmnQ1Ycdw A highlight of some of the U.S. Marine and U.S. Navy aircraft which work together to keep the 13th … [Read more…]