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Helicopter Research

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  • Member since
    December 2002
  • From: Aaaaah.... Alpha Apaches... A beautiful thing!
Posted by Cobrahistorian on Sunday, March 30, 2003 11:03 PM

What, no Cobras? LOL
The 1st Cav had four Cobra units during Vietnam. I'm just finishing my fourth in 1/32 scale. Some great markings too...

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    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, March 30, 2003 3:00 PM

Try the links below. If they do not work try Google, ask jeeves or try a search engine of your choice. Just type 1st cav
  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: USA
Helicopter Research
Posted by mastercarp on Thursday, March 6, 2003 6:59 PM
Hi all,

I'm wanting to do a pseudo diorama for a friend of mine. He was in the 1st Cavalry Division(Air Mobile) during Vietnam. He was a helicopter crew chief. I'm wanting to do a about 6 helicopters from that time period and hopefully from the 1st Cav. as well. I did some research and found these:

OH-13E Sioux
UH-1B Iroquois
AH-64 Apache (not during vietnam, but 1st cav. has them)
CH-47 Chinook
UH-1 Huey
UH-1N Twin Huey

All of these are 1/72 scale and from Italeri. The major problem that I'm having is finding research to accurately paint and decal these models. I would also like to use 1st Cav. markings if possible.
If anyone could give me suggestions as to where to find books that would be great.

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