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Whiting Field Naval Air Station-South (NDZ) Santa Rosa County (FL)

NAS Whiting Field


General Information

NAS Whiting South Field is utilized for United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard students in the Advanced Helicopter pipeline, flying the TH-57 Sea Ranger. Upon completion of this syllabus students will become designated Naval Aviators and assigned to their respective Fleet Replacement Squadron.

Training Air Wing Five (TW5)

  • Aircraft - TH-57B/C Sea Ranger
  • Tail Code - E

Helicopter Training Squadron EIGHT (HT-8)

  • Callsign - EIGHTBALL
  • Nickname - Eightballers

Helicopter Training Squadron EIGHTEEN (HT-18)

  • Callsign - FACTORYHAND
  • Nickname - Vigilant Eagles

Helicopter Training Squadron TWENTY EIGHT (HT-28)

  • Callsign - LUCKY
  • Nickname - Hellions

Helicopter Instructor Training Unit (HITU)

  • Callsign - BLADERUNNER

Outlying Fields

Radio Comunications

Land Mobile Radio (LMR)

Primary land mobile communications uses site 2-14 of this system.

United States Department of Defense (BEE00-14C)

014 (E) Naval Air Station Whiting Field385.212500c 385.912500a 386.437500 386.975000 388.037500


TH-57B/C Sea Ranger Comm Card

Frequencies / Channels (as of June, 2012)
1273.575 South Whiting ATIS 121.950 Instructor Common AM
2355.600 Clearance Delivery 121.400 South Whiting Tower AM
3346.800 South Whiting Ground 124.850 Pensacola Approach (NDZ) AM
4348.675 South Whiting Tower 135.150 PNS TRACON Lakes Monitor AM
5303.600 HT-8 (Eightball) 124.050 Eglin Approach AM
6255.100 HT-18 (Factoryand) 119.000 PNS Approach (East) AM
7365.700 HT-28 (Lucky) 118.600 PNS Approach (West) AM
8253.100 HITU (Bladerunner) 119.900 PNS Tower AM
9250.000 Pace AODO/Crash 122.000 Flight Watch AM
10358.800 Spencer AODO/Crash AM
11361.100 Santa Rosa AODO/Crash AM
12237.900 Harold AODO/Crash AM
13251.300 Site 8 AODO/Crash AM
14384.300 Green Route AM
15262.700 Orange Route AM
16377.100 Purple Route AM
17380.400 Eastern Formation Common AM
18277.000 East Bay/Secondary Formation CMN AM
19311.400 Western Area/Western Formation CMN AM
20389.100 Eastern Area Common AM

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