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Marine Light Helicopter Squadron (HML) 167 was commissioned in April 1968 in Vietnam, and flew the UH-1E in combat operations until June 1971, where it was the last Marine helicopter squadron in Vietnam. Of note, HML-167 was the first unit to drop a bomb from a helicopter, accomplished with the use of the Helicopter Trap Weapon (HTW). In June 1971, HML-167 returned stateside to MCAS New River, North Carolina, as part of the 2nd Marine Air Wing.

In 1972, HML-167 received the UH-1N Twin Huey, which it would fly until 2012 when the UH-1N was replaced by the UH-1Y Venom. In 1984, HML-167 received its first AH-1T Cobras and became a composite squadron of Cobras and Hueys. HML-167 was redesignated Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 167 in April 1986, and as such designated as a permanent composite squadron of both Cobras and Hueys. HMLA-167 began upgrading to the AH-1W Super Cobra in late 1989.

Today the HMLA-167 "Warriors" fly the UH-1Y Venom and the AH-1W Super Cobra.

This is a collection of eleven UH-1 skins representing HMLA-167. The skins included are:

  • TV-30 (1969 as HML-167)*
  • TV-29 (1970 as HML-167)*
  • "Santa 1" (1969 as HML-167)
  • TV-30 (1982 as HML-167)
  • TV-11 (1999)
  • TV-03 (ca. 2003)
  • TV-06 (ca. 2003)
  • TV-04 (ca. 2005)
  • TV-06 (ca. 2005)
  • TV-05 (CO bird ca. 2008)
  • TV-00 (UH-1Y CO bird ca. 2013)

* TV-29 and 30 (1969-70) are also included in my USMC Vietnam Skin Pack version 1.21 and later.

And now, the Screenshots:

TV-29, also as seen in the USMC Vietnam Skin Pack

"Santa 1", the Huey painted up for Christmas 1969 to go around to all of the nearby villages and spread Christmas Cheer.

A UH-1 Circa 2005, with a ca. 2003 bird in the background

Commanding Officer's helo, ca. 2008

and CO's helo, ca. 2013 (based on the UH-1Y paint scheme)

The skin pack can be found at ED, as well as CombatAce and LOF.

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My photobucket account hit its quota this month, so that's why you're seeing the placeholders. What can I say? I've been a skinning fool!

CombatAce has the pics directly on their server, so they are under no such limitation.

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Yeah, Fittop. I was a$$es and elbows getting my TARGET profile out for the DCS World 1.2.8 release, and now that it's out I can breathe a bit easier (and worry about improving it, as I already have some ideas).

BTW the skin pack is now a featured download at LOF!

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