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How Many Flight Hours has the Huey Helicopter Flown? Take a ride in a Huey!

Posted by Keith Piper on

Do you know how many hours the famous Huey has flown? That may be a question that no one really knows the true answer but there are some good calculated guess! Hopefully, these estimates are based on some type of calculation from flight logs and number of aircraft that actually were in service. From The Bell Huey was the first mass-produced helicopter powered by a jet turbine. With its distinctive "whomp-whomp" sound that could be heard miles away, the UH/AH-1 aircraft have totaled more than 27 million flight hours since Oct. 20, 1956 when the "granddaddy" of all H-1's, the...

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