Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Variants Helicopters--Pilots
Broader Terms Air pilots
Narrower Terms Women helicopter pilots
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Interview Summary Vietnam War veteran Calvin H. Kam is interviewed about his military service as a helicopter pilot with the United States Army. He discusses his wartime experiences flying the Bell UH-1 Huey with the 240th Assault Helicopter Company and his postwar service with the Washington State National Guard Helicopter Division. He also touches on his later teaching career in Washington State. Topics discussed include his training and service history, his time stationed at Fire Base Bearcat (Vietnam), his...
Interview Summary Astronaut Wendy Lawrence is interviewed about her military service and spaceflight career during the 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s. She describes key assignments from her U.S. Navy service, such as her time as a helicopter pilot and her time as a physics instructor at the Naval Academy. She then discusses her experiences as a mission specialist with NASA’s Space Shuttle program and shares details about her four spaceflight missions: STS-67, STS-86, STS-91, and STS-114. Topics discussed include...
Interview Summary Vietnam War veteran Roman L. Millett is interviewed about his 22-year career with the United States Army. He discusses his training and experiences as a helicopter pilot, including his wartime service with the 25th Light Infantry Division in Vietnam, where he flew the Bell AH-1G Cobra and the Hughes OH-6A Cayuse. He also describes other notable assignments from his career, such as his training at the U.S. Army Armor School and the Command and General Staff College, his various command...
Interview Summary Vietnam War veteran Thomas W. “Tom” Olsson is interviewed about his military service as a helicopter pilot with the United States Army. He discusses his combat tours in Southeast Asia flying the Bell AH-1 Cobra gunship and describes his later assignments as a flight instructor for the Cobra and the Hughes AH-64 Apache. He also touches on his post-military careers with Rockwell Collins and the Boeing Company and on his volunteer work at The Museum of Flight.
Interview Summary Vietnam War veteran James H. Platt is interviewed about his decade-spanning career with the United States Air Force. He discusses his training and experiences as a military pilot, including his wartime service in Southeast Asia piloting Sikorsky HH-3E helicopters, known as Jolly Green Giants, during air rescue missions. He also describes other notable assignments from his career, such as his support flights at the Eastern Test Range (Florida), his time as a Boeing B-52 Stratofortress commander,...
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