United States Department of Defense
|February 18, 2009 - Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan: Aircraft riggers from the National Support Element wait to begin hoisting drills with a CH-147 Chinook helicopter from the Joint Task Force Afghanistan Air Wing. Click-N-Go Here to view a larger image.|
| Introducing our video collection of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter produced by the United States of America Department of Defense (DOD) performing various flying maneuvers. These will give one a brief glimpse of these fabulous flying machines for those who have never enjoyed the experience. Some videos have sound. Most of the videos on this page are B rolls intended to be edited into a more complete story. Still they are worth watching as they are for the insight given. All are known to play using Microsoft's Windows Media Player or other similar and suitable product.
It is highly suggested that the user (you) RIGHT CLICK on the underlined links below and "Save Target As" to add the files to your collection. Once downloaded to your computer, you may then view them and it will be more enjoyable to watch.
NOTE: The larger file sizes are the higher quality videos and are worth the download time.
|Sugar Bears in Flight.||HD quality B-roll of the 3rd Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment (Task Force Attack), located in Uruzgan province, with elements of the "Sugar Bears" from Alaska who assist coalition and Afghan national security forces in Regional Commands South and Southwest. Sound bites from Sgt. Daniel Scott, CW2 James Sickels. CH-47D tail numbers 89-00141 and 90-00192 are shown. Taken: 08.11.2011 Posted 08.11.2011 (Run time 00:05:49, 386.7 MB) File: DOD_100223057.mp4|
|Night Vision Goggle (NVG) Flights|
|Chinook CH-47 at Night, Part 1.||Chinook CH-47 at Night, Part 1 B-roll of Chinook CH-47 helicopters at night. Scenes include a Chinook CH-47 helicopter landing, Soldiers inspecting the helicopter, and the helicopter taking off. Part 1 of 2. Taken: 05.12.09 Posted: 05.12.09 (Run time 00:05:46, 30.4 MB) File: DOD_100042062.wmv|
|Chinook CH-47 at Night, Part 2.||Chinook CH-47 at Night, Part 2 B-roll of Chinook CH-47 helicopters at night. Scenes include a Chinook CH-47 helicopter landing, Soldiers inspecting the helicopter, and the helicopter taking off. Part 2 of 2. Taken: 05.12.09 Posted: 05.12.09 (Run time 00:05:16, 27.87 MB) File: DOD_100042063.wmv.|
|Live Fire Training in Iraq|
|Live Fire from Chinooks.||Soldiers of 3rd Infantry Division's Aviation Brigade at Camp Taji's Chinook Gunnery Range. Interviews with Staff Sergeant Sandy Spencer (from San Diego, CA), Specialist Matthew Tidmore (from Atlanta, GA), and Sergeant Terrill Allen (from Winterhaven, FL), all from B Company, 2/3 Aviation Battalion, Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division. Video follows, showing the crew safety brief, two Chinook helicopters taking off from the airfield, flight to the range, and crew members aboard the Chinook firing M-60 machine guns at the Butler Range Complex, firing both from the ground and in the air. Taken: 03.25.05 Posted: 03.31.05 ( Run time: 00:09:21, 13.91 MB) File: DOD_N05033102.wmv.|
|Pakistan Emergency Relief Operations|
|Pakistan Emergency Relief Operations.||Package about Soldiers airlifting supplies by Chinook helicopters to those in need in the relief effort for the Pakistan earthquake. Interviewees: Chief Warrant Officer Kevin Ivey, Chinook pilot; Maj. Richard Sherman, Operations Officer; Spc. Nathaniel Thompson, Crew Chief. Taken: 12.27.05. Posted: 12.30.05 ( Run time: 00:01:29, 2.2 MB) File: DOD_N05122911.wmv.|
|4th ID and the CH-47F Chinook|
|4th ID and the new CH-47F.||Package about the 4th Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade, who worked with the new CH-47F Cargo Helicopters. Interviewees: Sgt. Marc Jacobp (El Monte, CA, US), CH-47 Flight Engineer; Chief Warrant Officer Randolph Hayes (Seattle, WA, US), CH-47F Pilot, Team B, 4th Inf.Div. Combat Aviation Brigade. Taken: 08.27.08 Posted: 08.27.08 (Run time 00:02:53, 24.75 MB). File: DOD_100024988.wmv.|
|Maintenance Test Pilots on the Chinook|
|Test Pilots and the Chinook helicopter.||Test Pilots and the Chinook helicopter (1). Package about the pilots that ensure that helicopters used at Tallil, Iraq, are maintained and operational before returning to service. Interviewees: Chief Warrant Officer John Roberts (Harrisburg, PA, US), Maintenance Test Pilot. Capt. Trevor Patrick (Harrisburg, PA, US), Commander, B Co, 2nd of the 104th General Support Aviation Battalion. Taken: 10.03.09 Posted: 10.06.09 (00:01:30, 7.8 MB) File: 0910/DOD_100054432.wmv.|
|Test Pilots and the Chinook helicopter.||Test Pilots and the Chinook helicopter (2). Package about the pilots that ensure that helicopters used at Tallil, Iraq, are maintained and operational before returning to service. Interviewees: Chief Warrant Officer John Roberts (Harrisburg, PA, US), Maintenance Test Pilot. Capt. Trevor Patrick (Harrisburg, PA, US), Commander, B Co, 2nd of the 104th General Support Aviation Battalion. Taken: 10.03.09 Posted: 10.06.09 (00:02:45, 14.58 MB) File: 0910/DOD_100054433.wmv.|
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|The Attack at Cu Chi|
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