HAC is pleased to Announce Chickenhawk Author, Mr. Robert Mason To be HAC's Convention 2016 Keynote Luncheon Speaker
Robert Mason is best known for his incredible portrayal of life as a military helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War. “Chickenhawk”, originally published in 1983, has become required reading for any aspiring helicopter pilot.
For more information regarding Mr. Mason, please visit www.robertcmason.com/
Mr. Mason will be on the HAC Tradeshow floor for a book signing and
“Chickenhawk” will be available for purchase on site.
A Huey Slick, meaning not a gunship, but a troop carrier. Slicks were armed with 2 M-60 machine-guns operated by the gunner and crew chief.
The Number 4 ship in the flight is firing during an assault.
A veteran of a month in VN, I posed on the step of my trusty Huey.
Loggering is parking the helicopters in rice paddies and living there, in the Hueys. A camper’s dream come true!
A field briefing of the pilots of the 1st Cav Division in Dak To, 1966. (Mason with cigarette, is looking for a lighter…)