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Boeing submits AW139 bid for USAF UH-1N replacement

Boeing submits AW139 bid for USAF UH-1N replacement

Boeing [NYSE:BA] today unveiled its MH-139 helicopter in the competition to replace the U.S. Air Force’s UH-1N “Huey” fleet, which currently protects intercontinental ballistic missiles and transports U.S. government and security forces. Boeing’s response to the Air Force, revealed at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium, is based on the market-leading Leonardo Helicopters AW139,… Read more »

Source: Boeing, 05-Mar-17

CV-22 Osprey arrives at National Museum of the USAF

CV-22 Osprey arrives at National Museum of the USAF

One of the U.S. Air Force’s more unique aircraft landed at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Thursday, Dec. 12. The CV-22 Osprey, a tiltrotor aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop aircraft,… Read more »

Source: USAF, 15-Dec-13

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CV-22 Osprey to make final landing at museum

CV-22 Osprey to make final landing at museum

One of the U.S. Air Force’s more unique aircraft is scheduled to arrive at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11. The CV-22 Osprey, a tiltrotor aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and speed… Read more »

Source: US Air Force, 05-Dec-13

Oldest USAF CV-22 Osprey retired to museum

Oldest USAF CV-22 Osprey retired to museum

The future of the 12-year-old CV-22 Osprey lies at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio  See full story

Source: NW Florida Daily News, 03-Nov-13

National Museum of the US Air Force to add Vietnam era HH-3

National Museum of the US Air Force to add Vietnam era HH-3

The National Museum of the United States Air Force is currently performing a detailed restoration of a historic Sikorsky HH-3 “Jolly Green Giant” rescue helicopter. The HH-3 has been in museum storage with the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group located at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., and was recently transported to the museum’s restoration facility… Read more »

Source: National Museum of the USAF, 05-Nov-10