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Helicopter - Bell Sioux Helicopter

From the Collection of National Vietnam Veterans Museum 25 Veterans Drive Newhaven Victoria

Description
The Bell 47 is a two-bladed, single engine light observation helicopter made by Bell Helicopters.
Size
Length - 9.5m: Width - 3.5 m; Height - 2.5 m.
Object Registration
6
Keywords
military equipment, helicopters
Historical information
The Bell Sioux was used as one of the primary equipment of the 161 Reconnaissance flight. Every major Australian unit in Vietnam would have utilised their services.
When Made
About 1953
Made By
Bell Helicopters (Aircraft manufacturing)
Inscriptions & Markings
This helicopter includes a full set of Australian Army insignia and carries the A.A. Serial No. A1-406.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM