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ELOS

Estimated length of stay. See Length of Stay.
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Such was the case when the 79th ERQS Desert Knights found some Marine heavy airlift helos wanting fuel but finding that their previous training attitude of "I would rather suck fumes than HAR," would on this day cost them not only mission failure, but a cold, tense night spent at an unplanned bivouac site surrounded by nonfriendlies.
Ultimately, the helos were able to execute the refuelings and stage into position, but their redeployment would have to be conducted by transiting aboard a passing landing helicopter dock amphibious assault ship for their transit back to their deployed base.
The Army's III Corps and two Air Force rescue wings contributed over 30 helos as well.
After Vaught advised National Command Authority of the dilemma, he directed the Talons to proceed to Masirah with Delta and the five flyable helos to return to the Nimitz.
At the 180 position, I again told my student to extend downwind a bit, because I still was uncertain what the helo pilot was going to do on the runway.
Yesterday we had a helo land with seven badly wounded or dehydrated personnel all in critical condition.
Nuclear-powered carrier Charles de Gaulle (R 91), embarking 16 Super Etendard strike and reconnaissance aircraft, 10 Rafale M interceptors, two E-2C Group 2 Hawkeyes and one or more escadrilles (similar to dets) of at least two AS 565MA Panther helos, though additional helos can be temporarily accommodated.
There, the pilot was able to perform a one-skid landing to recover the woman and helo crew member.
As the helo began a grand sweeping turn to recover them, all that was visible above the water line were five black, wetsuited heads.
is scheduled to deliver 10 of the new helos to the Navy by the end of the year.
Due to their ability to hover, helos were of special value in locating and identifying mines, as well as gaps in the mine lines.