Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 163

 

"Evil Eyes", "Ridge Runners"

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History 

1. December 1951 HMR-163 established at MCAS Santa Ana CA
1. December 1956 HMR-163 was redesignated HMR(L)-163
1. February 1962  HMR(L)-163 was redesignated HMM-163
2011 HMM-163 was redesignated VMM-163

Tailcodes 

1951 - 1957 HP
1957 - today YP
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Planes:
 

 

 

1951 - 195?
HRS-1
 
 

 

 

1954 - 1960
HRS-1
 
 

 

 

1960 - 1967
HUS-1 (CH-34D)
   
 

 

 

1967 - 1969
CH-46D
   
 

 

 

1969 - 1983
CH-46
F
   
 

 

 

1983 - 2011
CH-46E
   
 

 

 

2011 - present
MV-22B
   
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HMR-163. HMM-163 Deployments 
1. October 1960 - 2. Mai 1961 CVS-20 USS Bennington CVSG-59 HUS-1 YP 10
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HMR-163. HMM-163 Commanding Officers 
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last update 1. July 2013

written  19. April 2009

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