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147th Assault Helicopter Company

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3rd & Final version of the patch worn between April 1970 to March 1972.
Image courtesy of Frank White

Sy Burdux, Future Boeing/Vertol President, doing what "Hookers" do
Image courtesy of Frank White

A Hillclimber working the Mekong Delta & proudly showing her colors.
Image courtesy of Frank Grose via Frank White.

Sy Berdux was at the controls of #074 this day as they're demonstrating the lifting of a 155mm Howitzer.
Image courtesy of Frank White

Picture of 073 working somewhere in Vietnam pre September of 1967 (No engine FOD screens).
Image courtesy of George Miller via Frank White

This is a shot of 66-19027. The blue crown on the combing box doors represent the colors of the second flight platoon. This picture was taken sometime between September of 1967 and the summer of 1968. 027 became a VNAF CH-47 and was destroyed by either NVA or VC action on 23 March 1975 somewhere around Da Nang and Phu Cat
Image courtesy of Newt Coryell via Frank White

CH-47A #132, of the 147th "Hillclimbers", makes her way down the streets of Vung Tau, trying to get to the 36th Evac Hospital landing pad, after a grenade had exploded on board. There were casualties on board that couldn't wait for the Medics at the Air Field. Original artwork by Frank White
Image courtesy of Frank White


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