Helicopter training: No 5 Squadron

Accession Number F02717
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/b&w/silent
Maker RAAF Public Relations
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Fairbairn
Date made 19 October 1967
Access Open
Conflict Period 1960-1969
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

No. 5 Squadron RAAF based at Fairbairn ACT undergo an intensive flying training programme to ensure that helicopter crews are completely operationally trained to reinforce No. 9 Squadron RAAF in Vietnam. Shows crews at briefing, boarding Iroquois helicopters, aircraft in flight, landing troops and practicing winching "patient" up into helicopter in the Queanbeyan and Snowy Mountains areas.

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