Aircraft at work in Vietnam.

Discussion in 'Vietnam' started by David Layne, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. David Layne

    David Layne Well-Known Member

    I have some pictures of aircraft at work in Vietnam. They are mostly helicopters. I will add to this over the next few days.


    These are pictures of helicopters in flight carrying troops of the 25th Infantry Division who are inserted into the perimeter of Fire Base Mahone, April 1969.

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    This Huey is being armed while the aircraft remains "hot"

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  3. David Layne

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    Laying down smoke. It looks like this area has seen considerable action.

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    Troops load Chinooks in preparation for insertion.

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  6. David Layne

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    Another Mule-Skinner Chinook from the 242nd Aviation Battalion lifts out a 155MM Howitzer as they help move men and artillery attached to the 1st Battalion 8th Infantry Group to their new Fire Support Base, 5 Sept. 1968

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  7. David Layne

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    This B57 is the American built variant of the English Electric Canberra.




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    A Cessna O2 lands at Phu Loi.

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    A C123 "Provider" landing at Phu Loi.

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  10. David Layne

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    A couple of Hueys off on a mission.

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  11. David Layne

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    As is this O1 Bird-dog

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  12. David Layne

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    This OH6 (Loach) observation helicopter is observing traffic on the road to Saigon. The bridge over the river was heavily fortified and was manned by the local milita.

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  13. Smudger Jnr

    Smudger Jnr Our Man in Berlin

    David,

    Wonderful photographs that you are posting.

    Regards
    Tom
     
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    A U2 pictured departing Tan Son Nhut. Not too good a photograph however it was the first and only time I ever saw a U2.

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  16. David Layne

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    A Cobra.

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  17. David Layne

    David Layne Well-Known Member

    An OV1 Mohawk, an Army aircraft probably from 1st. Aviation Brigade.

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  18. Paul Reed

    Paul Reed Ubique MOD

    As ever fantastic photos.

    Are the black & whites yours or are they 'official' images.
     
  19. David Layne

    David Layne Well-Known Member

    Sunset on the flight line.

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  20. David Layne

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    A Cobras bite.

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