Breda Nardi Hughes NH.500M
in Armed Forces of Malta service

History

Two NH.500M (Hughes 369HM) obtained from the Italian Guardia Di Finanza and delivered June 1992. Used for patrol/SAR duties.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
AS9213 620220M MM80848 1992 Initially serialled 9H-ABY. stored Sept 2004
AS9214 1220227M MM80854 1992 Initially serialled 9H-ABZ. stored Feb 2002

Pictures

NH.500M 9H-ABY.
(photo: R De Wit via Roberto Benetti)

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References

  • World Air Power Journal No.9
  • European Air Forces Directory 2001/02 (Mach III)
  • Air Pictorial April 2002
  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)
  • European Air Forces Directory 2012/13 (Mach III)
  • Scramble Military Database

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Hughes 500

in Solomon Islands Government Service

History

One ex-USAF Hughes OH-6A delivered in December 1997 as US Government aid. Never taken from its delivery container. Stored on the edge of the football field/parade ground at Rove in Honiara. Still there in April 2014.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
n/a 0969 67-16584, N220CM Dec 1997 OH-6A, stored Honiara Apr 2010-Apr 2014


Pictures

None at present.

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References

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