A training film in the U.S. depicts attack patterns used by gun ships in an enemy territory.
United States USA Date:1970 Duration:3 min 4 sec Sound:Yes
A training film in the United States on tactical operations of U.S. Air Force UH-1 Iroquois helicopters. Attack patterns used by gun ships under various situations are explained. Animation depicts various attack patterns. Figure 8 pattern. Two aircraft are used in this pattern. Timing is an important matter in this attack pattern. Two guns can be used simultaneously in this pattern. Turns are made in random directions. Another is the race track pattern. As a helicopter breaks contact, other helicopter should acquire the place and engage the enemy. The circling pattern. This is used to check activities in the vicinity of an area. The cloverleaf pattern which is used when attack is to be made from a stand off position. It is used against point or small area targets. The L attack pattern which is effective against point targets. A pilot at the controls of a helicopter. The pilot has to make a thorough estimate of the situation and take the final decision for the best attack pattern. The helicopter in flight, searching for the enemy. Aerial view of a wooded area. Gun ships fire.
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