Early USCG Helicopter History

The following early US Coast Guard Helicopter History was kindly shared by the Coast Guard Aviation Association, their Coast Guard Aviation History website and John Bear Moseley, Historian, Coast Guard Aviation Association. John Bear Moseley is the principal author of these short historical stories unless otherwise annotated, about Coast Guard Aviation using research documents and materials  from the Coast Guard Aviation Association.

1980 – Mariel Boatlift -U. S. Coast Guard Operations During the 1980 Cuban Exodus

1980 Mariel Boat lift -Cuban Exodus

2005 – Hurricane Katrina

2005 Hurricane Katrina -NAM Foundation

Coast Guard Aviation Association-the Ancient Order of the Pterodactyl

The Coast Guard Aviation Association, formerly known as the Ancient Order of the Pterodactyl is a fraternal association founded in 1977. The organization has the purpose of focusing on United States Coast Guard aviation history.