Vietnam War Photos - Aircraft

CH-21 helicopters returning to Soc Trang airfield after carrying ARVN troops on strikes against the Viet Cong.
ARVN soldiers inside a CH-21 helicopter wait to be flown to the drop area.
A USAF C-47 releases psychological warfare leaflets near Nha Trang in South Vietnam.
Two 'Thunderbird' gunships at Soc Trang.
Vietnamese Air Force UH-1H helicopter in flight.
A 25th Inf.
A UH-1D helicopter from the 336th Aviation Co.
Major Ralph Kuster shoots down a North Vietnamese MiG-17 with his F-105's 20mm cannon.
Napalm bombs explode on Viet Cong structures south of Saigon.
A USAF OV-10 Bronco with an external fuel tank (drop tank) and armed with marker rockets acts as a Forward Air Controller (FAC) in support of a SOG Recon Team.
A C-123 sprays defoliant over the target area in South Vietnam during project Pink Rose.
The Caribou aircraft was capable of operating from very short airstrips, typical of those found near remote Special Forces A camps.
A CH-47 Chinook sling lifts supplies for members of Co A, 1st Bn, 8th Inf, 4th Inf Div, on the side of Hill 1049, approximately 8km southeast of Dak To in the Central Highlands.
A CH-47 Chinook airlifts a damaged UH1-B Gunship of the 336th AHC out of Soc Trang.
Two UH-1 'Slick' Helicopters flying over the Mekong Delta.
Air Force C-123 Provider landing at Boc Hoa near the Cambodian border.
Vietnamese paratroopers jump from USAF C-123 transports during Operation Phi Hoa II, a tactical air-ground envelopment strike against Viet Cong in the Tay Ninh Province of South Vietnam.
A CH-21 Shawnee (“Flying Banana”) Helicopter from the 57th Helicopter Company flies over a Viet Cong area during a routine mission.
A USAF B-52 comes in to land at  U-Tapao Air Base in Thailand after a mission over South Vietnam.
Overlooked by Tuy Hoa’s Chop Chai Mountain, MACV advisor Tim Coughlin stands in front of a U.
A CH-46 helicopter from the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing extracts a reconnaissance team after a mission.
ARVN Rangers climb a long extraction ladder suspended from a hovering CH-46 Helicopter.
A 'Dust Off' Chopper stationed with the 1st Cav.
2nd Platoon Marines prepare to board a CH-53 helicopter to be flown to An Hoa.
Members of Co 'A', 2nd Bn.
UH-1D helicopters airlift members of the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regt.
UH-1D helicopters, carrying members of the of the 3rd Battalion, 8th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, lift off from Camp Radcliff for a combat assault.
CH-54 Sikorsky Skycrane.
Choppers waiting for orders.
A CH-54 Sikorsky Skycrane delivers a bridge to route 9, 4-1/2 miles from Khe Sanh (I Corps).
A Napalm strike against Kien Van, Kien Phong province in the northern Mekong Delta.
Members of the 1st Battalion 3rd Marines board a CH-34 Choctaw helicopter to be flown to position held by the 3rd Battalion 9th Marines.
A Dustoff chopper extracts a wounded soldier as part of an exercise at the 199th Infantry Brigade training center near Bien Hoa (III Corps).
A CH-53 Helicopter airlifts a stricken Marine Corps H-34 Choctaw.
Sikorsky CH-3E "Jolly Green Giant".
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