UH-1 Huey Helicopter Platoon
contains two plastic UH-1 Huey helicopters, two plastic flight stands, eight rare-earth magnets, one decal sheet and two unit cards.
The UH-1H Huey utility helicopters of the 82nd Aviation Brigade provide the riflemen of the 82nd Airborne Division with airlift capability for quick in-theatre redeployment, and for air assault combat operations for insertion into the enemy’s rear area
Each Huey is fitted with a pair of M60 machineguns mounted at the side doors to give covering fire during landing and unloading or loading of passengers. The M60 door guns are crewed by a dedicated door gunner and the crew chief.