In this issue:
- Army Aviation Outlook
Newspapers and television programs almost daily portray the role of the Army helicopter in support of free World combat forces in Vietnam. Mobility and firepower provided by the helicopter have added an entirely new dimension to Army ground combat and the phrase "keep 'em flying" has taken on a totally new meaning for the Infantry soldier.
- Stairway to the Stars
A stairway to the stars may be in the future of the ground-pounding soldier. A new high speed lowering/retrieval system for use on the CH-47 Chinook has been developed by the U.S. Army Natick Laboratories. With no more effort than it takes to punch the button of an elevator, the system can pick up and lower cargo, litters and personnel.
- IFR Combat Assault
Recent developments in electronic technology are bringing the day of instrument landings in combat assault missions close to a reality.
- Physical Fitness
Unless the Army aviator takes it upon himself to start a program of daily physical exercise, on his own time, he more than likely will be lacking physical fitness.
- A Controller's Dilemma
There is a saying among tower operators that "pilots have a more distorted sense of direction, distance and time than anyone alive." Truthfully this is not always a fact.
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