Presenter: John Bronson
Descriptions & illustrations of: What led to the Vietnam War, what the US was attempting to accomplish with its aircraft, illustration of the types of missions assigned to ground support aircraft, and which of the Museum aircraft accomplished each mission. Four mission types are described and illustrated in some detail: Heli-borne Attack, Fixed Wing Gunship, Radio Direction Finding (RDF), and Battlefield Reconnaissance. Through these detailed descriptions, it is shown how the several types of aircraft contributed to the conduct of the ground war.
Location: Space Museum Galaxy Theater
Cost: Included with Admission