A unit patch from the 242nd Aviation Company - "Muleskinners", from thier days in the Republic of Vietnam.
Property of the

242nd Aviation Company - "Muleskinners"

(Assault Support Helicopter Company)

Republic of Vietnam



             66-19018, Boeing build number B-276, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 29 November 1966. 66-19018 accumulated 2,831.7 aircraft hours.

   At some point, 66-19018 was assigned to the 242nd Assault Support Helicopter Company (ASHC) - "Muleskinners", 145th Combat Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Brigade, located at Cu Chi in Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam), through an unknown end date.

   On 18 September 1985, 66-19018 was inducted into the MH-D model program and converted to 85-24360.

   The last known location of 66-19018 was at Boeing during the conversion.

   Aircraft status: Converted to D model.



          This aircraft was piloted by:


          Your Name Here.



          This aircraft was crewed by:


          SP5 John Hendon, Flight Engineer, April 1968 - April 1969.


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          The CH-47 - 40 years old and still circling the world.


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