Uruguayan Air Force helicopter pilots visited
the U.S. Army Helicopter training center at Fort Rucker,
Alabama, during the first two weeks of September.
The pilots were briefed on U.S. training
procedures and given the opportunity to operate U.S. military
helicopter simulators located at the U.S. Army Aviation
The visit was hosted by the U.S. Army Aviation
Training Brigade and Helicopter School Battalion which is
the U.S. military unit that conducts helicopter training
for the United States and its allies in the UH-1 Huey, Blackhawk
and OH series helicopters.
Two Uruguayan delegations of nine pilots
each, participated in this subject matter expert exchange.
Each delegation spent one week at Fort Rucker before returning
to Uruguay where the Uruguayan Helicopter Squadron are hosting
a reciprocal visit for their U.S. counterparts during the
week 26-30 September.
GROUP 1: (September 5-9)
GROUP 2: (September 12-16)