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I Commanding Officer
The mission of VT-6 is to support United States
seapower by training prehclicopter student naval
aviators to be the best instrument pilots in the world
-ready to join the Fleet with a good grasp of the
basic fundamentals of all-weather flight and modern
- The TC-451 "Twin Beech" aircraft is an ex
cellent instrument flying platform. Its mastery ff-
is a real challenge.
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-5 NAAS SAUFLEY T
Training Squadron Five is the last stop for students going through the prop phase of
the Basic Training Command. Based at NAAS Saufley Field the squadron gives
fledgling aviators their original carrier qualiiication landing aboard the USS Lex- l
L ington. To achieve these landings
the students, flying the tail hook
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Ellyson Field, the Navy's only training base for helicopter pilots in the Navy, Marine Corps, and the
ast Guard, is named for Commander Theodore G. Ellyson, who qualified for this honor in April 1911. It
located nine miles northeast of Pensacola on the Davis Highway fAlcaniz Street extendedj near the in
section of US 90 and US 90 Alternate.
The training cycle as it is now presented to the student consists of an extensive ten week training
urse, which includes ground school instruction in rotary wing aircraft principles, 30 hours of basic in-
uction in the Bell TH-13M QHTL-65 single rotor helicopter, and 30 hours advanced training in an
erational type helicopter, the UH-19F fHO4Sl, UH-25 CHUPQ, or SH-EHGIUH-34D CHSS-IJHUSQ.
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e SH-34GfUH-34D fl-ISS-IJHUSJ aircraft are programmed to completely replace the UH-l9F CHO4Sl
d the UH-25 CI-IUPj in the near future and the flight training course is scheduled to be increased from
to 50 hours of advanced training.
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