Boeing CH-47 Chinook Heavy-Lift Helicopter DVD
This DVD is a collection of films and newsreels on the famous Boeing CH-47 Chinook. The Chinook is a tandem rotor heavy-lift helicopter that was designed as a troop transport carrier, artillery emplacement and battlefield re-supply aircraft . Designed by Boeing in the early 1960s, it was so successful that it is still in production today. Over 1100 aircraft have been built and they are used all around the world.
Film #1 - CH-47 Introduction - This is a great US Army film on the early development and uses of the CH-47. From troop carrier, to sling lifting trucks, jeeps, and artillery to landing in water, the CH-47 was and still is a great and versatile helicopter! Runtime is about 15 minutes.
Film #2 - CH-47 Field Maintenance - This is a great Boeing film on how to maintain a CH-47 Chinook with the minimum of tools supplied by Boeing and how to use them in the field. Runtime is about 26 minutes.
Film #3 - CH-47 in Vietnam - This is a Army film on Air Mobile Team and how it is used in Vietnam. To fight the Vietcong, air mobility was used to outflank the enemy with quick movements of troops and equipment. This was primarily done with the CH-47 and the UH-1 helicopters. This is that story. Runtime is about 29 minutes.
Film #4 - Easy Money Ch-47 Gunship - In 1966, in Vietnam, a Ch-47 was shutdown by enemy ground fire. So, they got the idea to heavily arm a Chinook and Easy Money became history. This is a collection of films on that ship and others used in Vietnam. Runtime is about 10 minutes.
Film #5 - CH-47 Newsreels - This is a collection CH-47 newsreels:
- Introduction to the CH-47
- 1st Cav uses Ch-47
- Cam Ranh Bay-Ship base
- CH-47 destroyed by VC attack
- CH-47 airlifts Artillery
Runtime is about 16 minutes.
Total runtime for the Boeing CH-47 Chinook Heavy-Lift Helicopter DVD is about 91 minutes. Format is NTSC DVD and region-free.