US Army Aviation

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What is it like to own and fly a North American L-17 Navion?

From the same same stable as the legendary P-51 Mustang, the North American L-17 Navion offers both a user-friendly and enjoyably wild ride, as Dave Unwin discovered

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Preparing combat units for battle at the US Army National Training Center

The 2916th Aviation Battalion ‘Raptors’ at the US Army National Training Center plays a vital role in preparing combat units for battle. Combat Aircraft Journal visited the unit at Fort Irwin to highlight the battalion’s versatile yet unique task

Six more US Special Ops MH-47Gs ordered

Boeing has been awarded a contract to supply an additional six MH-47G helicopters by US Special Operations Command.

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US Army’s first UH-60V Black Hawks enter service

Sikorsky UH-60V Black Hawk deliveries to the US Army are now getting under way, following the recent handover of at least two examples to the service

US Army’s 101st AVN welcomes new Chinook unit

The US Army’s 6th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, welcomed a new Chinook unit on June 22, when Company G was activated at Fort Campbell in Kentucky

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US Army's 1st CAB returns to Europe

The US Army's 1st Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) is on its second deployment to Europe for Operation Atlantic Resolve. We report on the arrival of more than 80 helicopters to the continent

US Army to receive four additional UH-60Ms

The US Army has awarded Sikorsky a US$53.8m contract modification, which covers the production and delivery of four more UH-60M Black Hawk medium-lift utility helicopters for the service

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US Army Mohawks peeking behind the Iron Curtain

Doug Gordon outlines the border surveillance missions undertaken by the US Army’s Mohawks in West Germany during the Cold War