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Training in Iraq Continues for Colorado Guardsmen
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A small flame bursts right after Cpl. Jeremiah Winters discharges rounds from his M249 squad automatic weapon while conducting reflexive fire training in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, Oct. five. Winters is assigned to the 188th Forward Assistance Company, 3rd Battalion, 157th Field Artillery, Colorado Army National Guard, 115th Fires Brigade.
3rd Battalion, 157th Field Artillery RSS
Photo by Staff Sgt. Liesl Marelli
Location: Ar Ramadi, Iraq
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My other car is a gunship
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The Pacific Coast Air Museum www.pacificcoastairmuseum.org , positioned on the field of the Charles M Schulz (Yes! Snoopy’s dad!) – Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, California. Property of the ‘Wings More than Wine Nation Air Show" www.wingsoverwinecountry.org each August. Lotsa trees, a gorgeous region!
The Huey H model is a stretched version of the model 204 and has a a lot more strong engine. Utilised in ambulance to ground attack, "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" is configured as a “slick”. In spite of getting a troop carrier, it had a sting: A .50-caliber machine gun mounted in the door.
UH-1H Huey Specs: Produced IN THE USA, B/N, SN: 66-16779
Military Utility Helicopter / Pilot and Copilot, Room for 14 troops
Powerplant and fuel system: One 1,400 shp Avco Lycoming T53-L-13 Turboshaft
Functionality: Maximum Speed 127 mph – Hovering Ceiling In Ground Effect 13,600 ft – Service Ceiling 12,600 ft – Variety w/ Maximum Fuel @ SL 318 miles
Weights: Empty Equipped 5,210 lbs – Mission Take-Off 9,039 lbs – Maximum Take-Off 9,500 lbs
Dimensions: Primary Rotor Diameter 48 ft – Tail Rotor Diameter eight ft 6 in – Length, Rotors Turning 57 ft 9.75 in – Height, Tail Rotor Turning 14 ft five.five in – Principal Rotor Disc Area 1,809 sq ft
History of THIS UH-1H Huey
•Aug 67 The U.S. Army acquired this aircraft from Bell Helicopter in Fort Worth TX.
* * * * Republic of Viet Nam (RVN) Service: * * * *
•Sep-Dec 67 Assigned Business A, 229th Aviation Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Division, Republic of Vietnam (RVN) (an Assault Helicopter Business).
•(Operation Bolling, Phu Yen Province).
•18 Nov 67 Suffered key damage to main rotor throughout a troop choose-up from a tiny LZ
•Jan 68 Assigned 355th Aviation Company, 4th Army, Fort Sill, OK
•(Assigned to stateside unit, but stayed in country.)
•Feb 1968-Mar 1969 Assigned Firm A, 229th Aviation Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Division, RVN.
•(Operation Pershing II, Binh Dinh Province).
•(Operation Jeb Stuart, near the DMV).
•(Operation Pegaus/Lam Son 207 relief of Khe Sanh).
•(Operation Carentan II, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces).
•(Operation Delware/Lam Son 216, A Shau Valley).
•(Operation Jeb Stuart III, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces).
•02 Aug 68 Suffered key damage to major rotor whilst landing at Quang Tri LZ in Shar Province.
•31 Jan 69 Hit in hover more than LZ although dropping troops in Tay Ninh Province.
•Apr-Aug 69 Assigned Firm C, 101st Aviation Battalion, RVN (Air-mobile Company).
•(Operation Lamar Plain, Quang Tin Province).
•30 Might 69 Suffered damage to major rotor from tree strike whilst hovering in LZ, Phu Bai Province.
•Ol Jun 69 Suffered key harm to principal rotor from tree strike whilst hovering in the course of Med-Evac, Camp Eagle, Phu Bai Province.
•29 Jun 69 Suffered damage to major rotor from tree strike even though landing in LZ to discharge troops, Phu Bai Province.
•22 Jul 69 Suffered harm to main rotor from tree strike even though landing, Phu Bai Province.
•Sep 69-Mar 70 Assigned Firm C, 101st Aviation Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, RVN (Air-mobile Company).
•(Operation Randolph Glen, Thua Thien Province).
•(Operation Texas Star, Thua Thien Province).
•(Operations in Cambodia).
•Apr-Aug 70 Assigned B Troop, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division, RVN (Aerial Reconnaissance)
•(Operations in Cambodia).
•(Operation Jefferson Glenn/Op Ord 13-70, Thua Thien Province).
* * * * Stateside * * * *
•Sep-Dec 70 Assigned Bell Helicopter, Ft. Worth, TX
•Jan 71 Assigned Texas National Guard
•Feb 71 Assigned Aviation College, Ft. Rucker, AL.
•Mar-Apr 71 Assigned Provide Division, Ft. Rucker, AL.
•May-Jun 71 Assigned Aviation School, Ft. Rucker, AL.
•Jul 71-Jun 72 Assigned 281st Aviation Company, 5th Army, U.S. Army Reserves.
•Jul 72 Assigned 102nd Army Reverse Command, 5th Army, U.S. Army Reserves.
•Aug 72-Dec 75 Assigned 281st Aviation Company, 5th Army, U.S. Army Reserves.
•Dec 1975 to June 1976 102nd Army Reserve Command, 5th Army, US Army Reserves.
•July 1976 to April 1980 Company B, 24th Avn Bn, Ft Stewart, GA.
•May 1980 to February 1982 to unknown unit or units in Honduras.
•March 1982 to February 1988 West Virginia National Guard.
•It was badly broken by a lightning strike in February 1988, repaired and handed more than to the California National Guard in February 1989 and continued in service via July 1995.
•Handed over to PCAM (Pacific Coast Air Museum) 23 April 1996.
37025 discharges its load at Thurso
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