The UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) was developed by Bell Helicopter to meet the United States Army’s requirement for a medical evacuation and utility helicopter, it first flew on 20 October 1956. Ordered into production in 1960, more than 16,000 have been built.

The first combat operation of the UH-1 was in the service of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. The original designation of HU-1 led to the helicopter’s nickname of Huey. The image of American troops disembarking from a Huey has become an iconic image of the Vietnam War.

So successful was the design that it’s continued production and evolved into the Bell 212/412 series of helicopters.

We’ve shot all versions of these helicopters countless times, mainly playing the part of a troop chopper. We even have a side door gun mount that can legally be fitted to any of the flying examples for that extra dose of intimidating firepower!

To complete the package, we have a studio example mounted to a very robust gimbal mount. All in all a front to back solution, sitting waiting to go.

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So today we’ve been mainly cutting a JetRanger in half. Longways. They build ‘em tough.. #ukfilm #filmproduction #bell206 #jetranger #actionvehicle https://t.co/tqJQBwtJcQ

13th January 2021

Back to work with a trio of Jettys! A flying example, one for the studio and one for the crash scene. Everything gets painted to match and we make the crashed one a little more complete. Coming to a Feature Film near you soon! #bell206 #ukfilm #filmproduction https://t.co/Pwtm3CT64L

29th December 2020

Off to collect a crashed helicopter but seriously considering a divert. Looks like a fun place... https://t.co/S2wPRopNJh

29th December 2020

Look what Santa left under the tree! New fleet addition. Not a studio set this time but a real flying one. Thanks to Andy at Europlane Sales (http://www.europlanesales.com) for making it so easy.. #md500 https://t.co/7pYZYHGNA1

28th December 2020

Deserted airliner walkthrough, can you guess the type? Big reveal at the end! #ukfilm #filmproduction #airliner https://t.co/LTd5Mm7Qll

28th December 2020

RT @BoardingPassRO: Niciodată nu e prea târziu pentru ultimul zbor! 🎥: Daniel Gonzalez https://t.co/RLETa8UBv9

24th December 2020

RT @WarnerBrosUK: He’s back. Chris Pine returns as Steve Trevor in #WonderWoman1984. See it in selected cinemas now! https://t.co/PtVtIbTRE2

24th December 2020

What a lovely way to end the year. Well done Danny ⁦@realsfx⁩, total star! https://t.co/i5Jyv3sDO9

22nd December 2020

RT @CardiffLocalTV: The family behind film company @realsfx and charity @DreamsWishesOrg have teamed up to make Cardiff's most festive hous…

22nd December 2020

Another day, another dollar (every .6 of a second or thereabouts..) #vintagehelicopter #seaking #s61 https://t.co/khRpSyG3Ry

17th December 2020

Filming on/in/around Airliners. The most common request we receive is that of a production wishing to film inside an airliner. Be that…
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Published 03.01.2012 by simon

It's often the case that a production will wish to change the appearance of an aircraft to be used in…
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Published 17.09.2011 by simon