Helicopters of the U.S. Army First Aviation Brigade operating at Camp Holloway, Pleiku, during the Vietnam War
Pleiku Vietnam Date:1970, May 5 Duration:2 min 54 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Scene is Camp Holloway, Pleiku, Vietnam, where a CH-47 chinook Helicopter of the 1st Aviation Brigade is seen flying low with several bundles of supplies suspended underneath it. It is raising huge clouds of red dust from the bare earthen part of the camp, outside that covered by marsden matting aka pierced steel planking (PSP). Four UH-1 Huey helicopters take off raising dust as they start their takeoffs.A Hughes OH-6 Cayuse taking off from the camp's large field of bare red earth. The field's White wind sock is seen in the distance. A 3000 foot marker is planted on the field. Flight crews in helmets standing by their UH-1s with engines running. An OH-6 passes, flying low over the PSP runway. Closeup of main rotor spinning on a helicopter. Closeup of "Papa Gator" and emblem of 119th Assault Helicopter Company, containing picture of an alligator, painted on a helicopter.
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