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The Olympic Flight Museum Collection: HH-1K Huey

UH-1K Huey HH-1K Huey
Albatros

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42 feet, 7 inches (Height: 14 feet, 7 inches)
8,500 lbs Empty: 4,750 lbs Hook Load Limit: 5,000 lbs
Lycoming T53-L-13 1,400-lb turbo-shaft engine
138 mph
212 miles with maximum fuel
16,700 feet
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(Varied Among Helicopter Attach Light (HAL) "Seawolves" Units): Depending on need, mini-gun on pylon and/or single or dual M-60 machine gun mounts. Some operated air-cooled .50 caliber machine guns.

These were US Navy sea/air rescue helicopters. First delivered May 1970. Total produced - 27.

Vietnam:
The Sealords were flown in various missions in Vietnam: Logistics, SEAL inserts, SAR, medivac, and others as directed. The Sealords were actively involved with supporting the Seawolves, SEALS, and Riverine forces with their respective missions throughout the Mekong Delta.



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