Pedro call sign CONUS


Pedro Call Sign  CONUS


In an article titled  "DET 5 and 9 HH-43B's Rescues 138" in  Kaman RotorTips  , Apr-May65-p.14  
two HH-43B's from  Det 9, WARC, Portland International Airport, Ore. , were aided in the rescue work by another HUSKIE from Det 5, WARC at McChord AFB, Wash.
Detachment 5 was called on after roads and bridges leading to Crystal Mountain were washed out, stranding over 300 skiers in the snow-covered area. Operating under the call-names of Pedro 1, 2 and 3 , the crews were faced with turbulence so bad that the crew of Pedro 1 - Capt Thomas D. Precious, SSgt Enoch Benson, medic, and A3c George Lepsey, crewman - was temporarily delayed from takeoff.   Pedro 2 was manned by 1stLt Jason Bridge, Capt Paul Schildgen and A2c Richard Landry. Pedro 3, was piloted by Capt Andy Solberg while SSgt Howard Lord and TSgt Eddie Hagerman .

   

Pedro 01 , 02 , 03   Used by DET.5, WARC McChord AFB, WA & DET.9, WARC     Portland IAP, OR     early 1965RotorTips     Apr-May65-p.14  
    
Pedro 23 DET.3, 43 ARRS , Reese AFB, TX  AFHRA-doc K318.223-39 Jan-Jun72
Pedro 24   DET.3, 42 ARRS , Kirtland AFB, NM  RotorTips     May-Jun-1973 - p.7 +17 
Pedro 28   DET.14, 42 ARRS , Nellis AFB, NV  RotorTips     Mar-Apr-1973 - p.27  
Pedro 31   44 ARRS (LBR flight) Eglin AFB, FL  RotorTips     Nov-Dec-1972 - p.25
Pedro 38   DET.14, 42 ARRS , Nellis AFB, NV  RotorTips     Mar-Apr-1973 - p.27  
Pedro 40  62-4514DET.6, 42 ARRS, Holloman AFB, NM  RotorTips     Jan-Feb-1972 - p.18  
Pedro 42   DET.22, 42 ARRS , Mountain Home AFB, ID  RotorTips     July-Aug-1972 - p.11
Pedro 43   44 ARRS (LBR flight) Eglin AFB, FL  RotorTips  Sep-Oct-1973 - p.29
Pedro 48   DET.3, 42 ARRS , Kirtland AFB, NM  RotorTips     May-Jun-1973 - p.17  
Pedro 58  59-1556     DET.12, 42 ARRS, George AFB, CA  RotorTips     Mar-Apr-1971 - p.18
Pedro 65  59-1573DET.13, 43 ARRS , Perrin AFB, TX  Nov 1970  
Pedro 69   DET.8, 44 ARRS , Myrtle Beach AFB, SC  RotorTips  Nov-Dec-1971 - p16  and
July-Aug-1972 - p.7  
Pedro 72   DET 11, 43 ARRS, Laughlin AFB, TX  RotorTips     Sep-Oct-1973 - p.29
Pedro 80   DET.22, 42 ARRS , Mountain Home AFB, ID  RotorTips     Nov-Dec-1972 - p.20  
Pedro 83 DET.4, 44 ARRS, Keesler AFB , MS  RotorTips     May-Jun-1972 - p.13 
Pedro 89  60-0286*DET.16, 42 ARRS , Williams AFB, AZ  RotorTips     Sep-Oct-1972 - p.27 : *date 22Jun72

 

Last update  12/06/2016