Online from: 1929
Subject Area: Mechanical & Materials Engineering
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|Title:||V/Stol for the U.S. Marines|
|Author(s):||Lt.-Gen. Thomas H. Miller, Jnr., (Deputy Chief of Staff for Aviation, US Marine Corps As head of USMC aviation)|
|Citation:||Lt.-Gen. Thomas H. Miller, Jnr., (1978) "V/Stol for the U.S. Marines", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 50 Iss: 5, pp.19 - 22|
|Article type:||General review|
|DOI:||10.1108/eb035451 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||MCB UP Ltd|
|Abstract:||Because it is a small, mobile service that must make the most of every asset, the Marine Corps in the 1940s and early 1950s began to use the utility helicopter as a weapon system. Very quickly it became obvious that the “chopper” offered Corps commanders unprecedented flexibility in moving ground forces much faster than by surface transportation.|
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