Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: United States Army Aviation School
Association
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)
Collection Number
312
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D051.7F
Processed by
J. Saffell, Jan. 2002[Updated: Oct. 2011 by S. Montgomery]
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 training guides, manuals and other materials document the course work and training materials used by the United States Army Aviation School at Fort Rucker, Alabama and Fort Stewart, Georgia to train helicopter pilots. The bulk of the materials are 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
Student Handouts
1
D051.7F
Aerial Machinegun Gunnery (Aviator-Gunner) I/A 5/69-209-5 (Practical Exercise) August 1969 Aerial Observation

January 1968, File No. D-5-562-2, 22-562-2, 6-562-2, 69-562-2 Aerial Route Reconnaissance, 5-554-1, 69-554-1, 6-554-1, 22-554-1, 8-554-1, 70-554-1, 71-554-1 March 1969 Air Cavalry Troop February 1969, I/A 5-540-1, 6-540-1, 22-540-1, 69-540-1 Air Traffic Control, 5/69-3817-7(U) November 1968 Aircraft Flares April 1969, F5-567-2, 30-567-2, 6-567-2, 69-567-2, 22-567-2, 71-567-2 Airmobile Operations, 5-594-4, 30-594-4, 69-594-4, 71-594-4, 6-594-2, 8-594-2,, 22-594-2, 55-594-2 October 1968 Army Aeromedical Evacuation in RVN, I/A 5-558-1, 8-558-1, 25-558-1, 28-558-1, 69-558-1 , April 1969 Army Air Traffic Enroute System in RVN 5/69/6/22/35 70/71-564-1 January 1970 Army Aviation in RVN, 5/69-549-5 October 1968 Automatic Direction Finder, 5/69-3819-3(U) May 1969 Basic Aircraft Communications, F5/69-545-2 January 1970
1
Communications Security April 1969, I/A/69-504-1, 6/22-504-1, 70-504-1, 72-504-1, United States Army Aviation School Consolidated Advance Sheet, Artillery Subjects January 1969, 5/6/22/69/70/71-580-2, 5/6/22/69/70/71-581-1, 5/6/22/69/70/71-582-2, 5/6/22/69/70/71-583-1, 5/6/22/69/70/71-584-3, 5/6/22/69/70/71-586-3 Counter-Ambush Techniques, D-5-393-1, 6-393-1, 22-393-1, 69-393-1 March 1968 Department of Tactics Flight Orientation (Conference) F 5/69-541-3 February 1970 Employment of Pathfinders April 1969, I/A 5-559-1, 6-559-1, 69-559-1, 22-559-1, 71-559-1, , 72-559-1, 73-559-1 Flight Instruments, 5/69-3815-4(U) September 1968 Flight Regulations , 5/69-3816(U) April 1968 Helicopter Tactical Loading , 5-597-2, 69-597-2, 8-597-2, 30-597-2, 71-597-2, 73-597-2, May 1969
2
Instrument Flight Subjects Book 1, 5/69 September 1969, Department of Fixed Wing Training Instrument Flight Subjects Book 1, 5/69 September 1969, Department of Fixed Wing Training (Second Copy) Instrument Flight Subjects Book II, 5/69 July 1969, Department of Advanced Fixed Wing Training
3
Low-Level Mission Planning (Conference), F-5/69-332-2, 8-332-2, 71-332-2, 72-332-2 January 1970 Operation of Tactical Airborne Radios, F5-561-2, 69-561-2 February 1969 Radar and Instrument Landing System, 5/69-3826-4(U) August 1969 Radio Magnetic Indicator, 5/69-3838-2(U) August 1968 Survival, Evasion and Escape, 5/6/22/60/69/70/71-587-23 April 1968, Part I: Vietnam Village Orientation, Evasion and Escape Principles and Techniques, Code of Conduct and Geneva Convention, Part II: Factors Affecting Survival, Station No. 1, Water Survival and PW Orientation, Station No. 2, Water Survival, Parachuting, and PW Orientation, Station No. 2, , Camouflage, Fire Building, and Shelters, Station No. 3, Signaling and Land Navigation, Station No. 4, Procurement of Food and Water, Station No. 5, Part III: Survival, Evasion and Escape (FEX) Use of DOD Flip, 5/69-3843-5(U) March 1969 VHF Omni Range, 5/69-3820-3(U) June 1968 Vietnam Orientation , I/A 65-444-2 January 1970
4
Advance Handout Material, ORWAC-WORWAC, 5/69-207-2, August 1969 (Division of Tactics, Aviation Armament Division)
5
General Files
Airmobile Operations, Section 1, Department of Tactics Airmobile Operations Section II October 1968 Airmobile Operations Section III October 1968 Airmobile Operations Section IV, October 1968 Airmobile Operations Section V October 1968 Airmobile Operations Section VI October 1968
6
Communications Reference Handbook for Army Aviators:
7
Federal Air Regulations, Parts 1, 61, 71, and 91
8
Graduation Ceremony of Officer Rotary Wing Aviator Course Class 71-14, Officer Fixed Wing Aviator Course Class 71-14, Warrant Officer Rotary Wing Aviator Course Class 71-13, Warrant Officer Fixed Wing Aviator Course Class 71-13 Graduation Exercises. United States Army Aviation School, Fort Rucker, Alabama Article about General Zais attendance at Graduation Cermony
9
Rotary Wing Tactical Flight Maneuvers Guide, Department of Tactics April 1969
10
Performance Objectives, Tactical Landing Areas, Department of Tactics November 1967
11
US Army Special Text ST 1-105-1, Helicopter Formation Flying June 1968
12
General Orders Number 25, Award of the Good Conduct Medal, February 9, 1967 General Orders Number 46, Discharges, March 3, 1967
13

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