|USAF and VNAF A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War |
Huckee. Originally tasked to serve as quasi-training units for the fledgling VNAF, USAF Skyraiders ultimately provided close support for U.S. ground forces in Vietnam. Learn about the various missions of the Skyraider squadrons, including Close Air Support (CAS), Search and Rescue (SAR), night interdiction on the Ho Chi Minh Trail, helicopter escort, and special forces support. 96 pages, B&W photographs and color illustrations, 7¼"x 9¾", softcover.
|Bell UH-1B Iroquois "Huey" 1/18 Model |
The UH-1B "Huey" - powered by a single turbo shaft engine with a two-bladed main rotor and tail rotor - was designed to provide air mobility and fulfill multiple tasks, including troop transport, airborne battlefield command and control, troop insertion/extraction, fire support coordination, search and rescue, armed escort/visual reconnaissance, medical ambulance, and gun ship and fire support.
A replica of "Ace of Spades," a UH-1B Huey flown by the 174th Assault Helicopter Company "Sharks," U.S. Army, during the Vietnam War, this limited edition, 1/18 scale, plastic model features engraved panel lines and simulated rivets; a fully outfitted cockpit and cabin with clear windows; opening doors; a 40mm gun nose and two 7-inch rocket pods; realistic landing skids; authentic markings, including "shark's mouth" nose art; and more. Over 28" long with a 32" rotorspan; minor assembly required.
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