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Figure painted on UH-1C
Posted by BenHet on Monday, October 29, 2018 4:00 PM

 

In 'Airmobile' by Jim Mesko, on page 29, is a picture of a UH-1C at LZ Two Bits.

 

UH-1B Two Bits.

On the lower rear of the left hand cargo door, just behind the minigun, is a figure that looks like a knight on a rearing white horse holding a 1st Cav Patch as a shield. 

Does anyone have a better, clearer, bigger version of this, and/or know the tail number of the Huey?

I have wanted to do this one for soooooooo long.

 

Thanks.

 

 

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  • From: Valrico, FL
Posted by HeavyArty on Monday, October 29, 2018 9:28 PM

Fixed your picture link.  Also, that is a UH-1C, not a B.  Can't help otherwise.  Looks like a cool bird.  Good luck with the knight insignia.

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Posted by BenHet on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 4:55 AM

Thanks for fixing that, Gino. First try at picture posting.

 

It is  a 'C', the picture is even captioned 'UH-1C'.  'Doh' moment.

 

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Posted by GMorrison on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 10:56 AM

I've been looking through photo albums for this helicopter, kind of hard to find but I got totally sidetracked thinking about the subject in general.

Here's a picture that made me chuckle...

 

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  • From: Orlando, Florida
Posted by ikar01 on Thursday, November 01, 2018 6:33 PM

Ah, a U.S.O. traveling show.  I wonder where that was.

Out of curisoity, what in that photo make you chuckle?

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Posted by GMorrison on Thursday, November 01, 2018 6:56 PM

Take a look at what the benches are made from.

I pulled the photo from the VHPA website. The caption is "Camp Eagle 1970".

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Posted by midnightprowler on Friday, November 02, 2018 8:36 AM

Ah yes, rotor blades.

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Posted by Snake36Bravo on Friday, November 09, 2018 11:17 AM

Larger scan of what you're after. Click for full 600dpi resolution.

 

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