Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Operations
Association
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)
Collection Number
299
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D052.3A
Processed by
J. Saffell, Jan. 2002[Updated: Jun. 2006 by T. Reynolds]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Scope and Content

Half a linear foot of documents detail information on helicopter operations during the Vietnam Conflict. The documents provide general information, but do not specifically mention the units involved in each operation. The bulk of the documents date from the war period. This is one series of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association Collection.

Biographical Note

The Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA), is a non-profit war veterans organization filed under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service and is dedicated to enhancing and accrediting the cohesiveness, esprit de corps, and traditions of valor of rotary wing aircrews that flew in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam Era. Currently, the VHPA has a membership of over 9,400 helicopter pilots from around the world. It has a web site located at: http://www.vhpa.org.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
1st SIG BDE (USASTRATCOM) 
Military Operations: Operational Reports-Lessons Learned
1
D052.3A
281st AHC 
281st AHC, Statement of Combat Action by Ken Kunke
2
Airfields 
Situation Report On The Construction Of Airfields In South Vietnam, Dixon Speas Associates Report, November 1975
3
Army 
Weekly Summary of Aircraft Accidents, Incidents, Forced Landings and Precautionary Landings, March 15, 1967 14th Aviation Battalion Operation Cook
4
Blackhawk 
Highlights Of Blackhawk Combat Operations - Republic Of Vietnam
5
Camp Coryell 
Camp Coryell Attack, Sequence of Events, January 30, 1968
6
Camp Holloway 
Camp Holloway Attack Narrative. February 12, 1965
7
CH-47 
CH-47 Strike Aircraft Status (October 1963-August 1972) Report For August 1972
8
FRAG ORDER 
Frag Order 22-66. November 1966 (CRESCENT/THAYER II) Frag Order 23-66 (THAYER II)
9
H-3 
H-3 Loss Data
10
Helicopters 
Utilization of US Army Helicopters. February 1973 USARV, Aerial Gunnery Training of RLAF (Laos) pilots in UH-1B's , 21 May 71
11
North Vietnamese/Viet Cong 
VC/NVA Base Area Neutralization Report. January 4, 1969
12
Operation Double Eagle 
Combat AAR, Operation Double Eagle, Phase I And II, 20 Mar 1966
13
Operation MacArthur 
Operation MacArthur, Combat after actions report, October 12, 1967-January 31, 1969
14
Order of Battle - North Vietnamese 
Operational Report for Quarterly Period Ending 31 July 1970
15
Site 85 
USAF, "The Fall of Site 85" Attack on Secret Radar Site in Laos in 1968.
16
TOW 
Attack Helicopter - Daylight Defense (USACDEC Experiment 43.6) Special Report - Vietnam
17

Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive