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Helicopter Poster featuring the digital art Oh-6a Electric Olive II Loach by Arthur Eggers

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10.00" x 8.00"

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12.00" x 10.00"

 

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Oh-6a Electric Olive II Loach Poster

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Oh-6a Electric Olive II Loach poster by Arthur Eggers.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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An 11 X 17 Signed and Numbered, Limited Edition Print can be purchased DIRECTLY from the Artist for $35.00 plus shipping. Rod Willis has one of these hanging on his wall! Thanks Rod!!!

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"Electric Olive II" is a Hughes OH-6A Cayuse flown in 1972 by Captain Rod Willis, Darkhorse 13, Can Tho, VietNam. The OH-6A was nicknamed the "Loach" from the initials LOH of Light Observation Helicopter. It was the principal scout helicopter used by the U.S. Army in Vietnam. The Loach was armed with the XM-27 Armament Subsystem comprising an M-134 mini-gun mounted on the left side of the aircraft with 2,000 rounds of ammunition. The crew normally consisted of a pilot and a crew chief who sat in the right rear seat armed with a M-60 machine gun on a bungee cord with 3,000 rounds of ammunition. In addition to this, assorted armament was carried by the crew depending upon their personal preferences. Doors were removed from the aircraft since they obstructed vision and made it difficult to get out in the event of a crash. Flying in the Aero Scouts was one of the most dangerous of all flying duties in Vietnam, only equaled by that of Dust Off pilots. In 1969 the Scout Platoon had 10 pilots...

About Arthur Eggers

Arthur Eggers

Yes... I Built This..... I am a retired Air Force Captain and I enjoy creating aircraft artwork profiles and Pen & Ink depictions. You can see my work on Facebook at Air Wing Graphics and on Google+ at Air Wing Graphics. I've created profiles for the Commemorative Air Force [CAF] of the B-29/"FIFI" and B-24/"Ol' 927" as well as SNJ-5 and L-39 aircraft profiles for Gauntlet Warbirds [www.gauntletwarbirds.com]. I've also created profiles and Pen & Ink artwork of the Tiltrotor CV-22B, Osprey, and UH-1Y & AH-1Z for Bell Helicopter Amarillo Military Aircraft Assembly Center, in Amarillo TX. As a child, my father, MSgt Ralph Eggers Jr., was a career Air Force Field Training Instructor for the avionics systems on the EC-121H, Super Constellation...

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