A pair of US Air Force Reserve Sikorsky HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters from the 301st Rescue Squadron, Patrick AFB, Fla., take part in the initial combat phase of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The reservists operated out of Tallil Air Base, Iraq, immediately after the base was secured by coalition ground forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Shane Cuomo)
Huey II - photo Bell.Philippines is buying another 21 refurbished UH-1 (“Huey”) helicopters, for $1.34 million each.Most of Filipino helicopters are refurbished American UH-1s. The Philippines has received over 150 UH-1s since 1969 and is frequently seeking more. Many of these UH-1s have been lost to accidents and hostile fire or have just worn out. About 45 are still in service. Only about half of these are operational. The Filipinos have been pleased with performance of these aircraft.