Afghanistan 309th AMARG Aidan Curley 2 640Former AAF helicopters at 309th AMARG

At the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG), also known as the Boneyard, near Tucson (AZ), more and more former Afghan Air Force (AAF) helicopters are showing up.

These helicopters have undoubtedly been used during the fled of Afghan government leaders and military personnel to neighbouring countries as Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. In addition, a number of helicopters, such as the Mi-17V-5, were under maintenance in Ukraine.

The latest situation at the 309th AMARG arrival area as noted by Aidan Curley on 28 December 2021 is: 1x Mi-8MTV, 6x Mi-17V-5, 16x MD530F.

More helicopters and fixed wing aircraft will definitely arrive in the coming period.

Read more on the latest Afghan Air Force developments at the Scramble Magazine news items on the remains of the AAF, the air force that never was and the collision of a Super Tucano with an Uzbek Fulcrum.

Photo by Aidan Curley

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