Been out all day shooting Hueys. Darn they sound so beautiful.
Blackhawks are cool and all but the whoop whoop of a Huey flying 10 feet above your head is mind blowing.
Designation: UH-1H Iroquois (Huey)
Crew (Vietnam): Pilot, Copilot, Crew Chief and Door Gunner
Manufacturer: Bell Helicopter, Fort Worth, Texas
Main Rotor Span: 48 ft 3.2 inches
Fuselage Length: 41 ft 5 inches, inc rotors: 57 ft 0.67 inches (rotors turning)
Height to top of mast: 13 ft 7.4 in
Max Speed: 124 knots forward, 30 kts sideward & 30 knots rearward
Engine: Lycoming T53-L-13 turbine engine, 1300 shp (shaft horse power)
Flight Duration: 3 hrs