January 2002 Huey helicopter combat training flight in Cape Town, South Africa
January 2002 Huey helicopter combat training flight in Cape Town, South Africa The Huey Helicopter saw combat in Vietnam in 1963, first as troop transport, but before the end of the conflict 7000 of these versatile helicopters were flying for Medevac, air assault, gun ships, utility, evacuation and troop supply transport. Not only did it earn its fame during the Vietnam War, it has also been featured in many war movies, including Apocalypse Now, Platoon and We Were Soldiers, making it not only the most recognisable helicopter but also the famous helicopter of the 20th Century. adventure flight through the combat zone on a genuine Vietnam Huey helicopter in our ex Vietnam US Marine Corps Huey Helicopter from the Waterfront, Asia. "Hueys" were used for Helicopter MedEvac, command and control, and air assault; to transport personnel and material; and as Helicopter gun ships. Huey Helicopter Tours Cape Town The Huey is considered to be the most widely used helicopter in the world, with more than 9,000 produced from the 1950s to the present, the Huey is flown today by about 40 countries.