3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft Update; 16 October 2018

Monitoring has yielded a few more additions to the new list of 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade aircraft since the last update a couple of weeks ago. As always, if you have any additions or corrections, please let me know here, on Twitter, or on the Facebook page. ARMY 26458, UH-60L, 92-26458, A/2-3 AVN?) ARMY 26482 … Continue reading 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft Update; 16 October 2018

3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft Update; 28 September 2018

Savannah - A few weeks ago, I posted some listings of 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade aircraft; some more monitoring time in Savannah has yielded a few more additions to the list, so it's time for another update: ARMY 26458, UH-60L, 92-26458, A/2-3 AVN?) ARMY 26482 (UH-60L, 93-26482, A/2-3 AVN)2 ARMY 26587 (UH-60L, 94-26587, A/2-3 AVN)1 … Continue reading 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft Update; 28 September 2018

3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft Update; 6 September 2018

Savannah - Last week I posted about Hunter AAF's 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade flying again after their return from a deployment; this week I've got an update to the list of aircraft I began in that post. Since then, I've heard a few more new aircraft, so the list has grown. Thanks to information from … Continue reading 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft Update; 6 September 2018

3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Post Deployment Update; 30 August 2018

Savannah - Last week, I posted that the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade is back in the air following its return from a deployment.  During my last couple of visits home in Savannah, I've had the chance to monitor their evening activity so in turn, I've been able to update the current list of 3rd Combat … Continue reading 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Post Deployment Update; 30 August 2018

The 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade is Back in the Savannah Skies After Returning From Deployment

Savannah - A few extra days in Savannah than normal this past week gave me the opportunity to catch the aircraft of the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade at Hunter AAF flying after their recent return from deployment. For the last year, the skies over Savannah have been bereft of the Brigade's UH-60s, CH-47s, and AH-64s … Continue reading The 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade is Back in the Savannah Skies After Returning From Deployment

3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Tailnumbers

Savannah - I've been trying to put together a list of tail numbers for the helicopters assigned to the 3rd Aviation Brigade at Hunter AAF for a while now and I've finally come up with one. I've used what I've heard on the radios, seen on Mode-S/ADS-B, and information from other spotter sources such as … Continue reading 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Tailnumbers

AH-64D Unit Change for the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade at Hunter AAF

Savannah - On 7 October, 1-3 AVN was re-designated as 3-17 Cavalry Regiment "Lighthorse." Earlier this year, the 3-17 Cav's OH-58D Kiowas were mothballed and the unit temporarily disestablished. Now that they've been reestablished, they take over the AH-64D mission within the 3rd Infantry Division's 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade. It has been reported that the … Continue reading AH-64D Unit Change for the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade at Hunter AAF

Hunter AAF Helicopter Tailnumbers

For my friends and readers who are aircraft spotters, here are tail numbers for 3rd AVN aircraft that I've monitored since the 3rd AVN Brigade began flying again.  Unit identifications are based on which battalion ops frequency the helicopter has been heard reporting in to.  I'll update this list in the future as I hear … Continue reading Hunter AAF Helicopter Tailnumbers

More 3rd AVN Activity at Hunter AAF

It sounds like the 3rd AVN Brigade at Hunter AAF is getting back into the swing of things and flying!  It's great to hear and see the AH-64s, UH-60s, and OH-58s back in the air around Savannah.  I'm looking forward to putting together the puzzle of which aircraft are associated with which unit by putting … Continue reading More 3rd AVN Activity at Hunter AAF

Hunter AAF Changes and Discoveries

Over the last week or so, there have been some frequency and callsign changes at Hunter AAF:1-3 AVN has changed their Ops frequency from 54.500 to 70.575. Along with the frequency change comes a shift to almost entirely encrypted traffic.B/2-3 AVN's CH-47Ds have changed their callsign from HOOKER to RIVERThere have also been some new … Continue reading Hunter AAF Changes and Discoveries