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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Shoot Aviation are in the Ops Room at White Waltham Aerodrome, just 25 miles west of London, UK
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RT @ron_eisele: 16 February 1912. Frank Coffyn took aerial views of New York City with a cinema camera while controlling his Wright Flyer M…16th February 2019
...and when the film company said they’d be “shoving a bit of earth about..”. Well that turned out to be the complete truth. #ukfilm #filmproduction #alouettehelicopter #setdec #locationscouting https://t.co/3IWs6oTZPU13th February 2019
Grand day out. Film recce in Berkshire, then collect a JetRanger from Nottingham, deliver to engineers in Gloucester to be dismantled for shipping.. #ukfilm #alouettehelicopter #jetranger #crewlife https://t.co/sL22qAzzbc13th February 2019
VFR on top never feels quite right in a helicopter! Still beats driving below cloud though... https://t.co/rfV24XIW9q12th February 2019
Digital departure boards, check-in desks, Terminal seating for 500, signage, baggage scanners, security and enough trolleys for a complete unit move.. #ukfilm #setdressing #props #airportdressing #setdec #filmproduction https://t.co/lP14NeVVWW7th February 2019
Day 17 of this 17 day independEnt and it’s a wrap! Thanks for coming so far and being such great guests. We’re certainly dreading the heating bill!! #AviationSets worth traveling for, sets worth waiting for! #ukfilm #filmproduction #crewlife #yourfirstsnow https://t.co/cA49aOmGDz6th February 2019
So last week I think I made some claim to having 17 studio ready cockpits? Got me thinking... and adding up... It’s actually 23. All housed in a new 18,000 sq ft shoot space. If you need a cockpit for your #filmproduction then look no further. #ukfilm #Filmmaker #filmmaking https://t.co/KLSFK5jLV04th February 2019
Filming on/in/around Airliners. The most common request we receive is that of a production wishing to film inside an airliner. Be that…