Aircraft operations of the 1st U.S. Army Aviation Brigade, at Camp Holloway, Pleiku, during Vietnam War
Pleiku Vietnam Date:1970, May 5 Duration:2 min 38 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A CH-47 Chinook helicopter of the U.S. Army First Aviation Brigade, flies overhead, at Camp Holloway, Pleiku, Vietnam. Blue, sky and white clouds seen above it. Next, it is seen descending vertically over the large bare earth field at the camp, near a white wind sock at the end of a section of the camp paved with pierced steel planking (PSP) aka Marsden matting. The chopper raises huge clouds of red clay dust. Scene shifts to the CH-47 settling down on part of field paved with PSP. A helicopter crewman walks past a parked UH-1 Huey helicopter, as a Lockheed C-130 Hercules transport takes off on the camp runway. Camera follows the departing aircraft. Two CH-47s land near the runway. A Cessna O-2 Skymaster plane takes off on the runway. Three UH-1s with engines running, one airborne, near edge of PSP ramp. A UH-1 with engine running near revetments, as soldiers manually move a Hughes OH-6 Cayuse parked nearby. A CH-47 descending to land. Mountains seen in background.
This historic stock footage available in HD and SD video. View pricing below video player.
Have a correction or more info about this clip? Edit Now
Be the first to correct or edit this clip's info! Edit Now