All the men of the Special forces Camps in the I Corps area of South Vietnam know the Caribou.
All the men of the Special forces Camps in the I Corps area of South Vietnam know the Caribou. Loaded with everything from C-Rations to parachuting Marines, shown here participating in a training exercise, the C7A's fly the all in a day's routing. The twin-engine transport with the big tail assembly has proven itself ideal for the workaday chores in South Vietnam. The landing strips carved out of the countryside there are not always the most commodious, and the Caribou can get in and out with little effort. Equally important, the C7A flies in almost any kind of weather. As one of the Caribou pilots said, "If we can see the tail of the aircraft, we'll fly the mission."