Air International 2019-08
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J.Copalman - Red Dogs /Military/
The Whiskey s slim profile is evident in this nose-on shot of HMLA-773's colour bird.
AH-1W BuNo 165285/MM22 from HMLA-773 Det A hovers at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms on recovery from a live rocket shoot.
Ordnance Marines load high-explosive 2.75-inch rockets into a 19-shot pod under the wing of an AH-1W Cobra at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.
An AH-1W from HMLA-773 Det A departing Joint Reserve Base Naval Air Station New Orleans for a flight to Hurlburt Field, Florida.
An AH-1W and a UH-1Y prepare to depart New Orleans for Hurlburt Field, Florida.
An AH-1W from HMLA-773 Det A at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California during an integrated training exercise.
Maintaining aircraft between drill weekends falls on the shoulders of HMLA-773’s active-duty and active-reserve maintainers.
Civilians rescued from a flooded neighbourhood disembark a Red Dog UH-1Y near Port Arthur, Texas a few days after Hurricane Harvey left much of the area ravaged by floods.
HMLA-773 Det A was the last Marine Corps operator of the UH-1N Twin Huey, which was retired in 2016. The UH-1Y provides additional power, speed, and range, and advanced avionics.
An AH-1W from HMLA-773 Det A departing Joint Reserve Base Naval Air Station New Orleans for a flight to Hurlburt Field, Florida.
Army National Guardsmen offload meals, ready to eat a relief shelter in Port Arthur, Texas during relief operations following Hurricane Harvey.
An AH-1W and a UH-1Y prepare to depart New Orleans for Hurlburt Field, Florida.
UH-1Y BuNo 169107/MM36 from Det A making a dust landing at Hurlburt Field, Florida. The UH-1Y is powered by two GE Aviation T700-GE-401CS turboshaft engine each rated at 1,800shp.
A crew chief mans a 7.62mm M240 machine gun fitted to a pintle mount in the cab door of a Red Dog Huey during an integrated training exercise. Supporting such exercises allows Red Dog crews numerous opportunities to employ live ordnance in dynamic tactical scenarios.