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Last A model Kiowa flies out of Fort Rucker

Last A model Kiowa flies out of Fort Rucker

2-Nov-2017Source: DVIDS

Twenty feet overhead at the front entrance of the Army Aviation Museum at Fort Rucker, Alabama, is a static display of the Kiowa Warrior OH-58A/C helicopter. It’s the only A/C model Kiowa Warrior that visitors to the museum will see flying in the vicinity these days. The Aviation Center Logistics Command released its last Kiowa... Read more

Funding uncertain for Florence County Sheriff OH-58

Funding uncertain for Florence County Sheriff OH-58

12-May-2015Source: Scnow

Raptor 1, the Florence County Sheriff’s Office helicopter, has flown several missions since the agency acquired it from the federal government this spring, but with no substantial funding the new aviation program is still up in the air. See Full Story  File photo... Read more

Florence County Sheriff’s Office unveils new helicopter

Florence County Sheriff’s Office unveils new helicopter

15-Apr-2015Source: Carolina Live

The Florence County Sheriff’s Office has a new helicopter. See Full Story... Read more

Kiowa Warrior upgrades alter aircraft profile

Kiowa Warrior upgrades alter aircraft profile

2-May-2013Source: US Army

The newly updated Kiowa Warrior aircraft, the OH-58F, made a ceremonial “first flight,” April 30, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. With new cockpit and sensor modifications installed, the OH-58F represents the first major upgrade or modernization to the Kiowa Warrior in 20 years. The “cockpit and sensor upgrade program,” called CASUP, converts OH-58D Kiowa Warriors into... Read more

Bell awarded $59M more for OH-58 “A to D” upgrade program

Bell awarded $59M more for OH-58 “A to D” upgrade program

3-Sep-2012Source: US DoD

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Hurst, Texas, was awarded a $59,036,571 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide modification of an existing contract in support of the OH58-A to OH58-D Cabin Conversion Program.  Work will be performed in Hurst and Amarillo, Texas, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 31, 2014.  One bid was solicited, with one... Read more

Little Rock Police re-introduce helicopters after 9 years

Little Rock Police re-introduce helicopters after 9 years

15-Aug-2012Source: Arkansas Matters

The City of Little Rock is bolstering it’s police force with yet another crime-fighting tool. The department is re-introducing it’s helicopters to deter crime from above. (see full story).  Although the report does not mention the helicopter type, HeliHub.com research notes that the city Police Department has had two Bell OH-58s – registered N900PD and... Read more

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