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The VHPA Aviator (Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Assocication (VHPA))

Item Number: 2841Newsletter611038
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The VHPA Aviator (Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Assocication (VHPA)) - Newsletter

The VHPA Aviator
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Assocication (VHPA)
Citrus Heights, California
United States
General Note
2005- / Earlier Title: The VHPA Newsletter


  • Publication: September/October 2012

General Note / OCR


FEATURES: New Aviator Delivery Options Now Available Membership in the VHPA is Growing to Record Levels BY Mike Sheuerman Tales of Flying an "Old Smokey" Smoke Ship in 1966..... BY Michael Hershey VHPA'ers In the News BY Kevin Spear It Was a Dark and Stormy Night BY Steve Bookout "The Night Our Night Hawk Went Down" BY Bill Thomason Sr. Divarty Air Unit Reunites After 43 Years BY Darryl James Return to Vietnam BY Stephen Willett The V.C. Were Predictable Too BY Ed Canright Return to Vietnam BY Richard Dipboye Welcome to the VHPA! The Last Checkride Riding the Air in Vietnam BY Jim C. Parker Business Cards from Vietnam Ozark Honor Flight BY Ralph McClurg Mineral Wells Honors Fort Wolters Medal of Honor Recipients BY Edward T. "Edd" Luttenberger

LETTERS: To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Bill Zierdt Looking For two Cobra crews involved in a CCN mission on 23 July 1970 FROM Tom Yarborough Looking For Vietnam photos of OH-23's FROM Dave Hill Looking For anyone who knew my father, Cecil Blanton FROM Dustin Blanton Looking For members and friends of crew chief Richard Garcia FROM Helen and Dale Kueter Looking For - a set of Charlie Model blades and hub FROM Ken Fritz Looking For anyone who might have known Jan Franklin Wilson FROM Ron Miller Looking For contact info for Ricky Farnsworth and Karl Pfitzer FROM Mac McMillan Looking For Aircrew Nearly Shot Down by a B-40 Rocket FROM Jack Galany Dear Bob FROM Gary Roush To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Robert Lyle We recieved this e-mail about the cover art for our last three issues FROM Janet-Anne Boykin To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM John E. Barron To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Larry Russell To the organizers of the 29th Annual Reunion of the VHPA FROM Geoge Vanriper

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: Alamo chapter BY Chuck Oualline Fort Wolters chapter BY Mike Sheuerman Georgia chapter BY Bill McRae South Missouri chapter BY Russ Emory North Carolina chapter By Robert Inglis Rocky Mountain chapter BY Phil Lanphier South Dakota chapter BY Jim Miles Old Dominion chapter BY J.T. Severin Michigan chapter BY Charlie Martin VHPA-CCN chapter BY Ken Fritz

TAPS: Bernard Bruno "Bernie" Quedens - C.Edward "Ed" Fickes - Charles Vincent Masick - Clifford E. Reese - Daniel James Fick - Donald E. Sullivan - James R. (J.R.) Thomas - Jason "Chick" Bridge - James E. Duncan - Jerry Lee Butts - Lewis Eugene "Buck" Buchanan - Mark L. Jensen - Peter Edward Laux - Ralph W. Penniman - Richard Lee Lambert - Robert "Bob" Charters - Robert L. Vecchio - Thomas E. Heydinger - Tim Stott - Timothy Francis Doreen - Zane Bell Fisher - Clyde J. Emery - David A. Redel - Charlie Gossett

BOOK REVIEWS: Discovery Of Flight 19 BY John Penny I Was A Pilot For the Mob BY John Penny Vietnam War Hlicopter Art: U.S. Army Rotor Aircraft BY John Penny ...And Sometimes The Bear Eats You BY John Penny

REUNION: Reunion Scrapbook

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2841Newsletter611038, John Shafer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 08 Nov 2017 [Updated: 15 Nov 2017]