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Huey? What Is The Exact Reg?  
User currently offlineAnair80 From Suriname, joined Oct 2000, 245 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 3069 times:

What kind of Huey is this and what is the exact reg?
The number on the tail reads: 0 21676 (is this the correct reg?) This plane is now preserved... and i heard that this huey was used in the movie "When we were soldiers" Anyone can confirm this?



Thanks,
Anair80

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User currently offlineEhvk From Netherlands, joined Jul 2001, 105 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2827 times:

is there a movie "when we were soldiers"?

i only know the movie "we were soldiers" do you mean that one. this is the official movie site: http://www.weweresoldiers.com

Greets Léon


User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 2766 times:

It could be 73-21676, a Bell UH-1H Iroquois. Anytime a serial number begins with an "0" on a US military aircraft, it may indicate that aircraft is at least ten years old. Here's my source for this particular chopper. Regards.
http://users.rcn.com/jeremy.k/serialSearch.html



"Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." --Ben Franklin
User currently offlineAnair80 From Suriname, joined Oct 2000, 245 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 2639 times:

Ehvk,
Yes it is "we were soldiers" with Mel Gibson. Sorry, for the "when"... I have not seen the movie but i heard from several people that this exact Huey was used in it. I have to rent the movie to see if i can find any regs on the tails of the hueys flying....to make sure...
This aircraft is now located/preserved at Midland International Airport, CAF(Commemorative Air Force) veteran memorial.
It is such a beauty. But just did not know how to find and see if the reg on the tail was the exact or how that works.

also Thanks for the info FlagshipAZ...

Anair80


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