Vietnam War Transport Helicopters (1955-1975)
The helicopter came into its own during the Vietnam War, being highly utilized as an infantry transport in bringing the fight to the enemy.There are a total of 15 Vietnam War Transport Helicopters (1955-1975) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
The Boeing CH-47 Chinook tandem-rotor helicopter became a widely-used and widely-exported medium-lift platform for ...
The Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight is to the United States Marine Corps what the CH-47 Chinook is to the United Sta...
As a dedicated rescue platform, the Kaman HH-43 Huskie helicopter series proved its worth in sorties over Vietnam....
The Kaman SH-2 Seasprite series found a home in the ranks of the United States Navy beginning in late 1962....
The Mil Mi-1 Hare light utility helicopter marked the first Soviet helicopter to enter quantitative production for ...
The Mil-produced Mi-4 Hound series of helicopter was in direct response to the US H-19 Chickasaw series, of which i...
Use of the Mil Mi-8 Hip was worldwide with the type being utilized in its military and civilian guises....
The awkward-looking Piasecki H-21 Workhorse series of tandem-rotor transport helicopters was aptly-nicknamed the Fl...
Introduced in the mid-1950s, the Sikorsky CH-37 Mojave was used by American forces for a time during the Vietnam Wa...
The Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion was introduced to American forces in 1966 and still sees active service today in sl...
The unique Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane heavy-lift helicopter also spawned a military form in the CH-54 Tarhe for the Uni...
The Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw series of multi-purpose helicopter has seen extensive use with forces from all over the...
The Sikorsky H-34 Choctaw served with the USAF, US Army, USMC, USN and the USCG during its tenure in American hands...