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MH-68A Stingray helicopter: Aircraft profile

The MH-68A is the U.S. Coast Guard's version of the Agusta A109E "Power" commercial aircraft. The AgustaWestland AW109 (formerly A109) is a helicopter manufactured by Agusta (now AgustaWestland) of Italy. It is a light-weight, twin engine, eight seat multi-purpose helicopter.

MH-68 Stingray helicopter side: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Oct. 24)--The HITRON, the Coast Guard's latest drug enforcement weapon, is out on patrol aiding in port security over St. John's river.  USCG photo by PA3 Dana WarrMH-68 Stingray helicopter side: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Oct. 24)--The HITRON, the Coast Guard's latest drug enforcement weapon, is out on patrol aiding in port security over St. John's river. USCG photo by PA3 Dana Warr

HH-65 Dolphin helicopter: Aircraft profile

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The HH-65 has been the Coast Guard's most prolific multi-mission aircraft for over 20 years. The HH-65 Dolphin is a twin-engined, single main rotor, MEDEVAC-capable, Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter operated by the United States Coast Guard (USCG). It is a variant of the French-built Eurocopter Dauphin.

HH-65 Dolphin helicopter: Portsmouth, VA (Oct 2) - The U.S. Coast Guard's HH-65a Dolphin helicopter. U.S. COAST GUARD PHOTOHH-65 Dolphin helicopter: Portsmouth, VA (Oct 2) - The U.S. Coast Guard's HH-65a Dolphin helicopter. U.S. COAST GUARD PHOTO

HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter: Aircraft profile

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The Sikorsky HH-60 Jayhawk is a twin-engine medium-range search and rescue (SAR) helicopter.

HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter: SEATTLE - An HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore., flies around Elliott Bay near downtown Seattle during a search and rescue demonstration. USCG photo by PA3 Adam EggersHH-60 Jayhawk helicopter: SEATTLE - An HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore., flies around Elliott Bay near downtown Seattle during a search and rescue demonstration. USCG photo by PA3 Adam Eggers

AH-1 Cobra helicopter: Aircraft profile

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The AH-1 Cobra (company designation: Bell 209) is a two-bladed, single engine attack helicopter manufactured by Bell.

AH-1 Cobra helicopter: An AH-1 Cobra helicopter flown by Marines from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 prepares to land at Camp Ramadi, Iraq, Sept. 9, 2008. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jeremy M. Giacomino/Released)AH-1 Cobra helicopter: An AH-1 Cobra helicopter flown by Marines from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 prepares to land at Camp Ramadi, Iraq, Sept. 9, 2008. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jeremy M. Giacomino/Released)

It shares a common engine, transmission and rotor system with the older UH-1 Iroquois. The AH-1 is also sometimes referred to as the HueyCobra or Snake.

VH-3D Sea King helicopter: Aircraft profile

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Description: Executive transport helicopter.

VH-3D Sea King helicopter: A left side view of a VH-3D Sea King helicopter in flight prior to the recommissioning ceremony for the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62).VH-3D Sea King helicopter: A left side view of a VH-3D Sea King helicopter in flight prior to the recommissioning ceremony for the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62).

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The VH-3D is a twin engine, all-weather helicopter flown by Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1) and supports the executive transport mission for the President of the United States.

TH-6B Cayuse helicopter: Aircraft profile

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The TH-6B aircraft is a four-place, dual control, single engine helicopter.

TH-6B Cayuse helicopter: Patuxent River, Md. (Aug. 3, 2005) - A TH-6B Cayuse helicopter, assigned to the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, takes off for a training flight from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.  U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class Daniel J. McLainTH-6B Cayuse helicopter: Patuxent River, Md. (Aug. 3, 2005) - A TH-6B Cayuse helicopter, assigned to the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, takes off for a training flight from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class Daniel J. McLain

It is equipped with a single main rotor, tail rotor, and an oleo damped, skid-type landing gear.

TH-57 Sea Ranger helicopter: Aircraft profile

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The TH-57 is a derivative of the commercial Bell Jet Ranger 206. Although primarily used for training, these aircraft are also used for photo, chase and utility missions.

TH-57 Sea Ranger helicopter: A TH-57 Sea Ranger helicopter lands on the deck of the training aircraft carrier USS LEXINGTON (AVT-16) during helicopter flight training.TH-57 Sea Ranger helicopter: A TH-57 Sea Ranger helicopter lands on the deck of the training aircraft carrier USS LEXINGTON (AVT-16) during helicopter flight training.

SA-330 Puma helicopter: Aircraft profile

The Aérospatiale Puma is a four-bladed, twin-engined medium transport/utility helicopter.

SA-330 Puma helicopter: SOUTH CHINA SEA (Feb. 29, 2008) Marines move away from an SA-330 Puma helicopter during a vertical replenishment aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex.SA-330 Puma helicopter: SOUTH CHINA SEA (Feb. 29, 2008) Marines move away from an SA-330 Puma helicopter during a vertical replenishment aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex.

The Puma was originally manufactured by Sud Aviation of France under the designation SA 330.

AS-332 Super Puma helicopter: Aircraft profile

The Eurocopter Super Puma is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-size utility helicopter marketed for civil and military use.

AS-332 Super Puma helicopter: PACIFIC OCEAN (April 5, 2008) An AS-332 Super Puma helicopter flies past the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) and the Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Curts (FFG 38) as it transports supplies from the Military Sealift Command combat stores ship USNS Niagara Falls (T-AFS-3) to the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).AS-332 Super Puma helicopter: PACIFIC OCEAN (April 5, 2008) An AS-332 Super Puma helicopter flies past the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) and the Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Curts (FFG 38) as it transports supplies from the Military Sealift Command combat stores ship USNS Niagara Falls (T-AFS-3) to the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).

OH-58 Kiowa helicopter: Aircraft profile

The OH-58 Kiowa is a family of single-engine, single-rotor, observation and light attack helicopters manufactured by Bell Helicopter and originally based on the company's Bell 206A JetRanger helicopter.

OH-58 Kiowa helicopter: Air-to-air left side view of an OH-58C Kiowa helicopter on a mission during Exercise Gallant Eagle '86.OH-58 Kiowa helicopter: Air-to-air left side view of an OH-58C Kiowa helicopter on a mission during Exercise Gallant Eagle '86.

Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter: Aircraft profile

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The Boeing CH-47 Chinook is a versatile, twin-engine, tandem rotor heavy-lift helicopter.

CH-47 Chinook helicopter: An Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter moves in to pick up detainees during a simulated Non-Combatant evacuation scenario for exercise DESERT RESCUE IX. Desert Rescue is the premiere Search And Rescue (SAR) training exercise involving Navy, Army, Air Force, and Marine personnel. It is conducted at the ranges of Fallon Naval Air Station, Nevada.CH-47 Chinook helicopter: An Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter moves in to pick up detainees during a simulated Non-Combatant evacuation scenario for exercise DESERT RESCUE IX. Desert Rescue is the premiere Search And Rescue (SAR) training exercise involving Navy, Army, Air Force, and Marine personnel. It is conducted at the ranges of Fallon Naval Air Station, Nevada.

UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter: Aircraft profile

Mission: Provide air assault, general support, aeromedical evacuation, command and control and special operations support to combat and stability and support operations.

UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter: A right front view of two UH-60 Blackhawk (Black Hawk) helicopters in flight during BRIGHT STAR '82, an exercise involving troops from the US, Egypt, Sudan, Somalia and Oman.UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter: A right front view of two UH-60 Blackhawk (Black Hawk) helicopters in flight during BRIGHT STAR '82, an exercise involving troops from the US, Egypt, Sudan, Somalia and Oman.

Entered Army Service: 1979

AH-64 Apache helicopter: Aircraft profile

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Mission: Conducts rear, close, and shaping missions including deep precision strike.

AH-64 Apache helicopter: Air to air view of a U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter from the One Aviaiton Battalion, Charlie Company in-flight participating in a joint, British and American forces, live fire exercise.AH-64 Apache helicopter: Air to air view of a U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter from the One Aviaiton Battalion, Charlie Company in-flight participating in a joint, British and American forces, live fire exercise.

Conducts distributed operations, precision strikes against relocatable targets, and provides armed reconnaissance when required in day, night, obscured battlefield and adverse weather conditions.

AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter: Aircraft profile

Mission: Fire support and security helicopter for forward and rear area forces, point target/anti-armor, anti-helicopter, armed escort, supporting arms control and coordination, point and limited area air defense from enemy fixed-wing aircraft, armed and visual reconnaissance.

AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter: A Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron-369 (HMLA-369), Camp Pendleton, California, flies a under a snow white cloud cover during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97.AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter: A Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron-369 (HMLA-369), Camp Pendleton, California, flies a under a snow white cloud cover during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97.

Boeing CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter: Aircraft profile

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The Boeing CH-46 Sea Knight is a medium-lift tandem rotor cargo helicopter, used by the United States Marine Corps (USMC) to provide all-weather, day-or-night assault transport of combat troops, supplies and equipment.

CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter: Norfolk, Va. (Sept. 23, 2004) – A CH-46D Sea Knight helicopter assigned to the “Dragon Whales” of Helicopter Support Squadron Eight (HC-8).CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter: Norfolk, Va. (Sept. 23, 2004) – A CH-46D Sea Knight helicopter assigned to the “Dragon Whales” of Helicopter Support Squadron Eight (HC-8).

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