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1608 50a: The sole tandem-seat helicopter of its kind, the experimental Bell “Sioux Scout” has been loaned to the USAAVNS for purposes of familiarization. The “loaner,” in advance of the AH-1G Huey Cobras scheduled for mid-1967, will afford the Army advanced experience with regards to operating tandem-seat helicopters during flight and gunnery exercises. The Cobra is viewed as the replacement of the UH-1B as a weapons platform for troop carrier escort and fire support coverage at landing zones.