Our Helicopters

The mission of the United States Air Force is to deliver sovereign options for the defense of the United States of America and its global interests – to fly and fight in Air, Space, and Cyberspace. The helicopter pictures portrayed here are a selection of the models most often utilized by the Air Force. There were many others that were given slightly different identification; depending on the type mission they were assigned.

Over the years United States Air Force Helicopters were utilized in a variety of activities such as:

  • Aircrew Training
  • Air Force Academy Support
  • Air Rescue & Recovery
  • Atomic Energy Agency Support
  • Civic Action
  • Disaster Recovery Support
  • Dew Line Support
  • Drone Recovery
  • Jungle/Sea Survival School
  • Local Base Rescue
  • Local Base Support
  • Missile Site Support
  • MAST (Military Assistance to Safety and Traffic)
  • Nuclear Test Support
  • NASA Launch and Down Range Support
  • Movie Making Support
  • Photo Mapping
  • Presidential/VIP Support
  • Satellite Recovery
  • Special Operations
  • TACAN Site Support
  • Texas Tower Support
  • Astronaut Training
  • Humanitarian Support
  • Weather Recon Support
  • Atomic Test Support
  • Fire Fight Fighting Support (CA ANG)

NOTE: In addition to the primary mission there were a variety of other activities that were performed.

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