This video is a few years old, but NFL Films did this on pregame flyovers and it’s pretty awesome. I love the reaction shots of the players and coaches… nothing impresses like raw power and speed. When the planes are yours it’s like being an awestruck kid. There’s even some helicopter love for Outlaw.
Part 3 in a series. Part 2 is available HERE
MH-6 Little Bird
At the end of the Vietnam War the US Military went through some serious soul searching about how it fights its wars and what it was going to need to win wars in the future. US Army aviation applied the lessons […]
AH-1G Cobra Attack Helicopter
This is part 2 of a post that began HERE.
During the Vietnam War around 12,000 helicopters served in theater of various types, most of those belonged to the United States Army. Of those 12,000 helicopters 7,013 were UH-1s (Hueys). During the war 5,086 helicopters were destroyed. 2,709 Americans perished […]
Recently a reader of this site asked me if I could attempt to educate the masses about the history of rotary-wing aviation and the US Military. Being a somewhat obscure topic I apologize in advance if some of you find this boring and pedantic…but it is a topic near and dear to my heart […]