Naval Helicopter History

 

       

 
CAPT George Timlin "Tim" Conaway, Jr., USN (Ret.) November 16, 2022
LT Alfred J. Banford, Jr. USNR November 2, 2022
CDR Terry M. Druffel, USN (Ret.) September 14, 2022
CDR David John Noland, USN (Ret.) September 16, 2022

 

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The Naval Helicopter Association Historical Society (NHAHS) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit public benefit, charitable corporation currently headquartered in Coronado, CA. Established May 12,1997 the organization was formed to “Gather, Preserve, and Display the Legacy of Naval Helicopter Aviation.” Come and explore our collection of written documents, squadron histories, personal biographies, sea stories, and videos.

 

 

 

Naval Helicopter History

 

       

 
CAPT George Timlin "Tim" Conaway, Jr., USN (Ret.) November 16, 2022
LT Alfred J. Banford, Jr. USNR November 2, 2022
CDR Terry M. Druffel, USN (Ret.) September 14, 2022
CDR David John Noland, USN (Ret.) September 16, 2022

 

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The Naval Helicopter Association Historical Society (NHAHS) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit public benefit, charitable corporation currently headquartered in Coronado, CA. Established May 12,1997 the organization was formed to “Gather, Preserve, and Display the Legacy of Naval Helicopter Aviation.” Come and explore our collection of written documents, squadron histories, personal biographies, sea stories, and videos.

 

 

 

Naval Helicopter History

 

       

 
CAPT George Timlin "Tim" Conaway, Jr., USN (Ret.) November 16, 2022
LT Alfred J. Banford, Jr. USNR November 2, 2022
CDR Terry M. Druffel, USN (Ret.) September 14, 2022
CDR David John Noland, USN (Ret.) September 16, 2022

 

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The Naval Helicopter Association Historical Society (NHAHS) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit public benefit, charitable corporation currently headquartered in Coronado, CA. Established May 12,1997 the organization was formed to “Gather, Preserve, and Display the Legacy of Naval Helicopter Aviation.” Come and explore our collection of written documents, squadron histories, personal biographies, sea stories, and videos.

 

 

 

Naval Helicopter History

 

       

 
CAPT George Timlin "Tim" Conaway, Jr., USN (Ret.) November 16, 2022
LT Alfred J. Banford, Jr. USNR November 2, 2022
CDR Terry M. Druffel, USN (Ret.) September 14, 2022
CDR David John Noland, USN (Ret.) September 16, 2022

 

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The Naval Helicopter Association Historical Society (NHAHS) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit public benefit, charitable corporation currently headquartered in Coronado, CA. Established May 12,1997 the organization was formed to “Gather, Preserve, and Display the Legacy of Naval Helicopter Aviation.” Come and explore our collection of written documents, squadron histories, personal biographies, sea stories, and videos.

 

 

 

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About Us

 

 

 

NHA Historical Society is an active body of volunteers (active-duty and retired) and a Board of Directors (BOD) who meet frequently to discuss issues related to preserving the history of USN, USMC, and USCG helicopters. We actively look for opportunities to display our artifacts to grow our organization and we support the endeavors of the Naval Helicopter Association.

 

 

Do You Know Your Pilot Designator Number?

The NHA Historical Society will help you find your Helicopter Designation number when you received your Wings of Gold! You must be a NHAHS member to view this page. Click the button to look up for your designator number.

 

Flag and General Officer History

Recognizing those men and women of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard rotary wing community that promoted to the rank of Flag/General Officer.

Honors

In honor of those rotary wing aviators, aircrew that made a difference.

Signal Charlie

In honor of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard rotary wing community including fellow helicopter aviators, aircrew, maintenance and civilians that have passed on.

Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Rotary Wing Aviation Biographies

Biographies from the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard rotary wing community including fellow helicopter aviators, aircrew, maintenance and civilians.

Squadron and Command History

Look into the History of Navy, Marine Corps Helicopter Wings, Groups, Squadrons and Coast Guard Commands over the years.

Commanding Officer History

A complete listing of all US Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Squadron, Group, Command and Wing Commanding Officers.

Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Squadron/Command Organization

Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard helicopter organization structure past to present.

Naval Helicopter History Timeline

Helicopter timeline from 400BC to the present.

Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Search and Rescue History

Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard  search and rescue missions over the years.

NHAHS Exhibits

Naval Helicopter Association Historical Society (NHAHS) exhibits.

Naval Helicopter Media Links

Naval Helicopter media information including video, books, magazines and recommended websites.

Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Helicopter History

Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard community history including helicopter model timeline since 1943.

Reunions and Anniversaries

A display of Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard helicopter squadron/command and detachment patches.

Navy Personnel Command Aviation Screen Boards

Check the most recent aviation screen board results directly online.

Helicopter Squadron and Detachment Plaques

Check out our gallery of Naval helicopter squadron and detachment plaques.

Naval Helicopter Squadron, Detachment and Command Patches

A display of Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard helicopter squadron/command and detachment patches.

QUOTABLE QUOTES

NHAHS Helicopter Photo Gallery

Our gallery of Naval helicopter photos.

People of Significance in Helicopter History

Significant people and their accomplishments in the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard rotary wing community since 1943.

HeloBubbas-World Famous Navy Rotary Wing E-Mail Discussion List!

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