Helicopters

      In 1957 Army Transportation Research Command awarded Piasecki Aircraft a contract for the development of a ‘flying jeep’ – type VTOL research vehicle capable of operating at low altitudes at speeds up to 110kph.   In other words, a flying car.   That said, Piasecki developed the Model 59 K or “Sky […]

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Excogitations on Vietnam, Afghanistan and Policy.

by Daniel Russ on December 4, 2010

  UH-60 Blackhawk     John Fitzgerald Kennedy was so successful using negotiation and saber rattling to convince the Soviet Union to remove its offensive missiles that it convinced his cabinet to deal with the Viet Cong the same way. It wouldn’t be the right policy to succeed. . .One of the reasons why South Vietnam […]

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