Marine Attack, Transport Helicopters over Hawaiian Islands

08/25/2013: An AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter and UH-1Y Huey helicopter fly off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii, toward Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, during maintenance and readiness flights, June 13, 2013.

Credit: Marine Corps Base Hawaii – Kaneohe Bay: 6/13/13

  • The training was designed to challenge aircraft maintenance crews to maintain the highest possible levels of readiness. A series of 12 helicopters from HMLA-367 and Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 participated in the training, including AH-1W Super Cobras, UH-1Y Hueys and CH-53E Super Stallions.
  • In the second and third photos, an AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter travels in formation near the coast of Lanai, Hawaii, during a maintenance and readiness flight, June 13, 2013. The training was designed to challenge aircraft maintenance crews to maintain the highest possible levels of readiness.
  • In the fourth photo, Aircrew Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 conduct a pre-flight inspection on a UH-1Y Huey helicopter at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, before a maintenance and readiness flight, June 13, 2013.
  • In the final photo, 1st Lt. Jonathon Will (right), a UH-1Y Huey helicopter pilot with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 and 26-year-old native of Newport, R.I., and HMLA-367 aircrew Marines conduct a pre-flight inspection on a Huey at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, before a maintenance and readiness flight, June 13, 2013.

 

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