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This page is about the 1990 film, Air America. For the 1998-1999 TV Series, see Air America (TV Series).
Mel Gibson (Gene Ryack)
Robert Downey Jr. (Billy Covington)
Nancy Travis (Corinne Landreaux)
Ken Jenkins (Major Donald Lemond)
Royal Air Lao livery made for movie on a sample from the Kong Thab Akat Thai/Royal Thai Air Force.
The aircraft was rebuilt from a junkyard of the Thai Air Force where the former american Fairchild AU-23 (military variant of the PC-6C) have been found. Aircraft have been sold to the Royal Thai Air Force when the withdrawal of the USA from the South East Asia, then rebuilt 15 years later by civil aircraft advisors for the movie.
These examples are all UH-1Hs. One of the camoflauged Hueys can be seen with a anti-missile exaust deflector