Walkaround #115

Sikorsky MH-53E  US Navy

Reference photos by Calvin Cochran

HM-15, from front, Aspen, '91

 

      

Photos taken back in 1991, I attended an airshow in Aspen, Colorado at which the following photos were taken.  A USN MH-53E minesweeper helo in COLORADO is a pretty rare sight.

Calvin Cochran

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HM-15, from port front qtr

HM-15, port profile, Aspen, '91
HM-15, port midsection details, from aft, Aspen, '91
HM-15, tail rotor details 

 

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interior, looking fwd

interior, mine sweeper sled connection 
main gear, from aft
HM-15, from aft, Aspen, '91

 

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HM-15, tail detail

port engine, rotor head detail

stbd side, open hatches
rotor head detail

 

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air-to-air refueling boom, close-up

HM-15, from aft stbd qtr, Aspen, '91

crew entry door and interior, stbd side, Aspen, '91
stbd entry hatch, door hoist, engine intake

 

Photos and text by Calvin Cochran