This DVD is about a collection of early Army fixed wing and
early helicopters. From Bell 47's to
H-19 H-16, CH-37 Mohave, and others, We
hope that you'll thoroughly enjoy the collection, We certainly did. Great
piece of Army History!
1st Film; "Ft
Rucker Helicopter School". This is
a film starts of with a flying to Ft Rucker Army Airbase, to training Army
enlisted men to become Warrant Officers flying Helicopters. This film focuses
mostly on the training of the famous Bell 47 (H-13) Helicopters. Lots of great
footage of the Bell 47. Runtime 15:28 Min's
This film starts off with the Army's need for mobilization to fight
effectively and leads to the need for Army Aviation. From Early helicopters to early fixed wing aircraft, The Early
UH-1 Iroquois, OV-1 Mohawk, DHC-4 Caribou and others. Lots of great footage of
these aircraft. Runtime 26:53 Min's
3rd Film; "Training on the H-19 Sikorsky
Chickasaw". This is a great training film at Ft. Rucker on transitioning
from other smaller army helicopters to the famous H-19 Chickasaw. From pre-flight, to start-up, taxiing,
flying, auto-rotation practice, landing and shut-down. Nice print and excellent
training film training Great stuff. Runtime 24:51 Min's
4th Film; "Newsreels". Here is a small
collection of some early army helicopter newsreels. 1st. Pres Ike gets a
Bell. Sea Rescue, 3rd, WW2 Helicopter rescue in the
Pacific. 4th, New Helicopters. 5th. Army's 1st R5 Helicopters. Runtime,
5th Film; "Basic Helicopter Principals". This about how helicopters work and there
importance. Mostly of the great Bell
47. Runtime 14:50 Min's
Product No. CFDVD0071
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