Helicopters of the First Aviation Brigade operating in and around Camp Holloway, Pleiku, during the Vietnam War
Pleiku Vietnam Date:1970, May 5 Duration:2 min 38 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A long line of UH-1 Helicopters, from the U.S. Army 1st Aviation Brigade, is seen parked beside the runway, with engines running, at Camp Holloway, Pleiku, Vietnam. One is moving slowly a few feet above the runway. Scene shifts to view from open door of an UH-1 Huey helicopter, flying overhead. View of the long runway with some red dust above it. View of misty mountains. View of narrow curving stream cutting through green brush below. Image stops from TC: 00:53 to 01:15, where another aircraft passes at a distance and a river and jungle are seen below. Next, numerous UH-1s are seen on the red earth fields of Camp Holloway, as the camera chopper settles over the camp runway and then air taxis along a ramp paved with PSP (pierced steel plank aka Marsden matting).
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