To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

CH-53Es join Marine Corps squadron in Hawaii

29th February 2012 - 14:00 GMT | by Tony Osborne in London

RSS

The first Marine Corps CH-53Es Super Stallions have arrived in Hawaii, it has been announced.

Seven CH-53Es arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay on 21 February where they will form a new fleet under squadron HMH-463 'Pegasus'. More Super Stallions are expected to arrive later this year bringing the unit's total compliment to a full squadron of 12.

HMH-463 is the only squadron at Kaneohe Bay to transition to the CH-53Es and they are the last heavy helicopter squadron in the Marine Corps to receive them. It is understood that several of the aircraft taken on by the

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
  • Free magazine subscription to all our titles
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
  • 10-year news archive access
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Start your free trial
Tony Osborne

Author

Tony Osborne


Tony was deputy editor of Defence Helicopter and Rotorhub magazines before joining Aviation Week in …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin