This helicopter is now temporary flying as Aichi prefecture's rescue helicopter. This is a scene from it's practice at Lake Aichi.
VAQ-141 "Shadowhawks" Started flying at Atsugi this spring to replace the VAQ-136 "Gauntlets" Prowler fleet.
This US-2 aircraft has the capability to make approach at a speed of 50-53kt.
CAG bird of VFA-102 "Diamondbacks".
New color scheme.
Now with new 8 blades propeller.
Experimental pitot tube attached.
New helicopter for Hiroshima prefecture Air Rescue. Ship name is "Maple" same as their former Bell412EP(JA6774) helicopter.
Cockpit view of the mad dog!