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  • Harold A. Sweet, China National Aviation Corporation

    Harold A. Sweet was born, raised and educated Salt Lake City, Utah, was a self-taught pilot. He barnstormed in the 1920s and went to the Philippines (then a U.S. colony) to fly the U.S. mail in 1930. A true "soldier of fortune," he joined the Pan American-operated China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC), based in Shanghai and Hong Kong, in 1937
  • Harold Hurd

    Harold Hurd (-) Harold Hurd first saw a black man fly an airplane at an airshow in 1929. Three years later, he was one of the first class of all black graduates from Aeronautical University in Chicago. Mr. Hurd received his aeronautical mechanic's license in only six months. After graduation he helped organize the Challenger Air Pilots Association
  • Harriet Quimby

    (1875-1912) Harriet Quimby was the first person in the world to win a license to pilot a monoplane under the revised rules of the International Aero Club of America and France. She was the first American woman to earn a pilot's license, which she received in 1911. That same year she joined the Moisant International Aviators, flying exhibition
  • Harry Atwood

    Harry Nelson Atwood (1883-1967) Harry Atwood was trained at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as an electrical engineer, but he left his business near Boston to learn how to fly from the Wright Flying School in Ohio. He became a proficient pilot and within three months of his first lesson made a record-breaking 461-mile flight from Boston
  • Health Promotion

    Hill Air Force Base Health Promotion(801)777-1215DSN: 777-1215FAX:  (801) 777-5762Events Calendar - July 2018TOBACCO  CESSATION ProgramTobacco Cessation Class:  Quitting tobacco is the best gift you can give to yourself and to those who love you.  The tobacco cessation class uses the American Cancer Society's "Freshstart" program.  This is a 4 part
  • Henry "Hap" Arnold

    General Henry Harley Arnold (1886-1950) Learning to fly from the Wright brothers in 1911, "Hap" Arnold set an altitude record and won the Mackay Trophy the following year. When the U.S. entered World War I, Arnold was stationed in Panama where he commanded the 7th Aero Squadron. In 1918 he became assistant director of the Office of Military
  • HH-34J "Choctaw"

    Sikorsky HH-34J "Choctaw" S/N 148943 Crew:   ThreeEngine:   One Wright R-1820-84 Cyclone radial; 1,525 horsepower Main rotor diameter:   56 ft 0 in Length:   46 ft 9 in Height:   14 ft 3 1/2 in Weight:   empty: 8,410 lbs; max: 14,000 lbs Speed:   max: 123 mph; cruise: 98 mph Range:   280 miles Service Ceiling:   9,500 ft Armament:   None Cost:  
  • HH-43B "Huskie"

    Kaman HH-43B "Huskie" S/N 62-4561 Crew:   One pilot and two rescue/fire fighters Engine:   One Lycoming T-53-L-1B; 860 horsepower Wingspan:   47 ft 0 in Length:   47 ft 0 in Height:   17 ft 2 in Weight:   max: 9,150 lbs Speed:   max: 120 mph; cruise: 105 mph Range:   185 miles Service Ceiling:   25,000 ft Armament:   None Cost:   $304,000 This
  • HILL AFB INSTRUCTIONS AND RULES FOR JOINING THE TRANSPORTATION INCENTIVE BENEFIT PROGRAM

    EXECUTIVE ORDER 13150 REQUIRES FEDERAL AGENCIES TO ESTABLISH A TRANSPORTATION INCENTIVE PROGRAM IN ORDER TO REDUCE FEDERAL EMPLOYEES' CONTRIBUTION TO TRAFFIC CONGESTION AND AIR POLLUTION AND TO EXPAND THEIR COMMUTING ALTERNATIVES.The purpose of the program is to encourage commuting by mass transportation and provide incentives to members/employees.
  • Hill AFB Legal Services

    The Hill AFB Legal Office offers free legal help to military identification card holders, including active-duty military members and their immediate family members, retired military members and their immediate family members, and widows and dependents of deceased retired military members. All services are free of charge upon proof of eligibility. Limited services are provided to DOD civilian employees and inactive Reserve/National Guard members upon receipt of deployment orders.
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