H-34 Choctaw in Action


H-34 Choctaw in Action

H-34 Choctaw in Action (Aircraft 146)
By Lennart Lundh

Publisher: Squadron/Signal Publications Inc. 1994 50 Pages
ISBN: 0897473191
PDF 15 MB

In 1952. practical military helicopters were barely a decade old; however, the strides made in that time had been phenomenal. The limited-range, small-payload aircraft introduced in wartime Huropc and America had given way to such types as the Sikorsky H-19 and Piasecki H-21. The former, first flown on 10 November 1949. was proving to be a capable pcrf»>rmcr in the war on the Korean peninsula. The latter, just entering production, was in great demand from the Air Force and Army. Moving troops or hauling cargo, earning ihii rescues or pro-tecting the Fleet, the helicopter\’s potential was unlimited.




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