A training film in the U.S. shows extraction of a ground team from the enemy territory with the help of a McGuire rig.
United States USA Date:1970 Duration:4 min 10 sec Sound:Yes
A training film in the United States on tactical operations of U.S. Air Force UH-1 Iroquois helicopters. A helicopter in a low flight over enemy territory. Ex filtration of forces from the area. If the helicopter cannot get close enough to use a rope ladder, a McGuire rig is used. Pilots at the controls of the helicopters. The helicopter crew locates the team as a smoke signal is given by them . A man looks at the helicopter. The helicopter in low flight over a landing zone. A crew member lowers the McGuire rig in the area. Men hold the rig. 3 persons may be recovered at a time by the rig. Coordination between the pilot and the crew chief is very important at this time. The helicopter carries the men holding the rig. They arrive near a safe landing zone. The helicopter descends vertically and the team members settle on the ground. Ground fire by the enemy. The helicopter in flight overhead.
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