Download e-book for kindle: Vietnam War Helicopter Art: U.S. Army Rotor Aircraft by John Brennan

By John Brennan

ISBN-10: 0811710319

ISBN-13: 9780811710312

  • Hundreds of distinctive colour images exhibiting how squaddies embellished their helicopters through the Vietnam War
  • Elaborate, colourful, and infrequently comical nostril artwork encouraged by way of Sixties and Seventies popular culture, tune, cartoons and comics, psychedelia, and politics, in addition to intercourse and booze
  • Features Hueys, Chinooks, and more
  • Artwork captures a slice of the Vietnam experience
  • Will entice Vietnam veterans, modelers, and background buffs

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    Download e-book for kindle: Vietnam War Helicopter Art: U.S. Army Rotor Aircraft by John Brennan

    Countless numbers of detailed colour photographs exhibiting how squaddies embellished their helicopters through the Vietnam WarElaborate, colourful, and sometimes comical nostril artwork encouraged by means of Sixties and Seventies popular culture, tune, cartoons and comics, psychedelia, and politics, in addition to intercourse and boozeFeatures Hueys, Chinooks, and moreArtwork captures a slice of the Vietnam experienceWill entice Vietnam veterans, modelers, and heritage buffs

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    Cu Chi, 1970. Piloted by Warrant Officer Olsen and maintained by Gary Schmidt CE, who also did the artwork. Accumulated 2,324 flight hours from January 1969 to February 1972, including a one-year stint (January 1969 to February 1970) with D Troop. Shot down and auto-rotated into a rice paddy near Tay Ninh during the Cambodian campaign; the crew survived. GARY SCHMIDT THE UNDERTAKER. AH-1G, 67-15776. D Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry. Cu Chi, 1970. Piloted by CWO Bruce Sikkema AC and maintained by Dan Coles CE.

    188th Assault Helicopter Company. LZ Sally, 1968. Crewed by Cabigon CE. Accumulated 486 flight hours from August 1968 to February 1970, serving in the 188th from August 1968 to December 1968. Loss to inventory on February 28th, 1970. JOHN SOARES VIA DICK DETRA BATSHIP. UH-1C, 65-09435. B Company, 25th Aviation Battalion. Cu Chi, July 1967. This aircraft was the unit’s smoke ship. JIM JOHNSON FLINTSTONE FLYER. UH-1C, 66-15174. B Company, 25th Aviation Battalion. Cu Chi, 1968. Crewed by Ed Lyons CE.

    UH-1H. 21st Signal Group Aviation Detachment. Nha Trang, 1969. Tom Crews CE plants a wet one on CBS. According to Crews, “CBS stands for the first letter of the following last names: Crews, Brown, and Stringham . We had a shortage of qualified crew chiefs, so the three of us NCOs, in theory, took turns crewing this ship while we also did our other duties. ” TOM CREWS NIGHT MARE. UH-1H, 66-17038. 92nd Assault Helicopter Company. Dong Ba Thin, 1971. Piloted by Stan Edburg AC and crewed by Morris Lambert CE.

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