Air Platforms

Brazil retires final Huey helos

24 October 2018

The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) officially withdrew its last two Bell UH-1H ‘Huey’ (locally designated as the H-1H) helicopters from service on 22 October.

The last H-1Hs were fielded by the ‘Pelicano’ Squadron from Wing 5 at Campo Grande in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, and will be replaced by existing Sikorsky H-60L Black Hawk (local designation for Sikorsky UH-60L) helicopters, the FAB told Jane’s .

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