February 20, 2013

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Written by: tomlear
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A UH-1Y Venom helicopter with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169 lands after a training flight at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 22, 2012. Bell Helicopter rolled out its 100th version of the H-1 January 16 the UH-1Y and the AH-1Z are produced under contract from H-1 USMC Light/Attack Helicopters Program Office (PMA 276). The UH-1Y Venom, also called Super Huey, is a twin-engine medium size utility helicopter built to support the Marine Air-Ground Task Force commander by providing offensive air support, utility support, armed escort and airborne supporting arms coordination, day or night under all weather conditions during expeditionary, joint or combined operations.




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