This website is devoted to 

     >>  the service history of the Kaman H-43 Huskie

     >>  the service history of the Convair F-102A Delta Dagger

                                                     History researched by  Johan Ragay

HANS Huskie N559D 26Sep05

Johan (left) in  HH-43F   N559D  Montana   26 Sep 2005

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Kaman H-43 Huskie ,

it's military service for

  >  the US Marines       (HOK-1, OH-43D),

  >  the US Navy            (HUK-1, UH-43C),

  >  the US Air Force     (H/HH-43A ,

                                       H/HH-43B , HH-43F)

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The content is based on personal research efforts, done since the late 1970ties. Documents from official sources like those from the "Air Force Historical Research Agency" (AFHRA), Maxwell AFB, AL are the basis of the content. 



Kaman H-43 Huskie helicopters in their second life, after military service, flying for crop-dusting, forest fire-fighting, forest fertilizing and logging companies as well as in use for lifting jobs (Model K-600, K-600-3, HH-43A, HH-43B/F)

publication in 2009

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                                                                                                                                                                              HANS QF102A Tyndall 09Oct80 JDRagay

 Tyndall AFB, FL   09 Oct 1980




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Kaman, Bloomfield, CT  03 Aug 2006

Convair TF/F-102A Delta Dagger ,

it's military service for

> the US Air Force        561032 F102A 32FIS Waddington 14Sep63 160


> as PQM-102A/B drone

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F102 In USAF Europe Sqn Signal Publ Inc 1991

publication in 1991





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