UH-1C / UH-1H Huey "Redux"

The Ultimate Utilitarian

First flown in 1956 but often synonymous with the Vietnam conflict, the venerable UH-1 Iroquois is one of the best known military helicopters of all time. Known far more commonly as the “Huey” (based on the original designation of HU-1), over 16,000 units were manufactured across a wide number of variants.

Although the nickname Huey was widely embraced (to the point where the manufacturer took to casting the name on the anti-torque pedals), the variety of role-specific terms within the US Army used to designate the helicopter is a nod to the versatility of this successful rotorcraft. Frog, Hog, Slick, Smoke, Guns, Nighthawk, these terms all held meaning and reassurance for troops on the ground.

Primary developments of the UH-1 line resulted in two main airframes: The original UH-1A/B/C “Short Body” version found popularity in an early close support / gunship role, while the follow-on UH-1D/H “Long Body” version filled a vital role in troop carrying and medevac, and was continuously developed and modified into successive versions for a multitude of uses.

After a proud 60 years of service, a majority of the Huey variants in the various military forces around the world have been retired or are scheduled for such. However, the helicopter still remains a common sight in some forces, and the civilian production versions, the 204 & 205 models, remain a valued workhorse in many regions.

Introducing the Milviz UH-1 Huey Redux

We are very excited to introduce our newly developed Huey Redux package, featuring the two primary single engine variants of the famed Huey, the UH-1C & UH-1H. These two helicopters are at the forefront of our efforts to provide the simulation community with high-fidelity, top notch recreations of both modern and historical aircraft and helicopters.

Our original release of the Huey was over seven years ago, the result of a collaboration between ourselves and another developer. Since then, we’ve been eager for the opportunity to not just ‘refresh’ the Huey, but to completely rebuild it in accordance with modern expectations and our exceedingly strict standards for simulation excellence.

One Package, Multiple Configurations

Our representation of the Huey doesn’t stop at including separate fuselage models for the UH-1C and the UH-1H. We’ve also included common configurations unique to each version, with the UH-1C including both rockets and twin 7.62mm mini-guns, while the UH-1H is outfitted with M-60 door guns. The real world differences in flight characteristics between the two have also been carefully represented.

In addition, we’ve also included the ability to configure ‘civilian’ versions of both models, to represent the civilian production versions of the 204 and 205 models. To further accommodate use as a civilian helicopter, a wide range of modern third party avionics are supported.

Quality Modeling & Textures

If there’s one thing that our team is known for, it’s our careful attention to even the smallest details. Both versions have been redesigned from the skids to the rotors, both inside and out; highly detailed modeling is designed to reflect accuracy on every level, from the paneling on the exterior, to the switches and gauges in the cockpit.

As a counterpart to the superb 3D modeling work, high resolution textures and paints have been created with the primary goal in mind of creating an environment that looks incredibly realistic. Multiple liveries are supplied with the package representing common units in service, and a professional paint kit is included for users to create their own liveries.

Refined Flight Capability

From the moment you take a seat behind the cyclic, we want you to be immersed. Authentic working systems and start-up routine, along with a large array of fully functional and operable controls and switches put you in full command of a very precise simulation of this venerable workhorse.

Our expertly created flight model has been nuanced to provide detailed accuracy throughout the flight envelope, closely matching real world pilot reports and flight numbers. Handling and dynamics are affected by changes to the Huey’s gross weight and balance. Pushing the limits of flightsim capabilities, the Huey’s flight dynamics is not only extremely accurate, but is also capable of auto rotation and vortex ring state (VRS).

Heightening the level of immersion even further is our high quality sound set recorded from an actual Huey, allowing us to faithfully recreate the audio detail of the real rotorcraft. The single turboshaft engine sounds clear and powerful, and you can hear the twin-blade main and tail rotors tearing through the air as you raise the collective and get underway.

MVAMS

Our innovative Milviz Aircraft Management System (MVAMS) is further refined and included for this release. It allows easy control and configuration of many aspects of your helicopter, including configuring your model, avionics suite, animations and more.

From the MVAMS program you can choose to set your helicopter to load cold and dark or ready to fly. You can choose to separately show or remove any of the four doors, optionally hide the mini guns, rockets or door guns, or even pick which crew members you want to be visible.

A configurable Force Trim option is also assignable from within MVAMS, as well as numerous avionics options. We may have recreated the Huey to the absolute best of our capabilities, but we’re allowing you the ability to truly make it yours.

Extensive Avionics Compatibility

While it might be out of place in your vintage era military Huey, it’s very true that today’s civilian helicopters feature an extremely wide ranging assortment of GPS units and avionics. With this package, we’re offering an extensive amount of compatibility for popular third party gauges and avionics. Built-in configuration support from within the MVAMS application is included for the following:

  • Flight1 GTN 650 (Dual)
  • Flight1 GTN 750 (Single)
  • Flight1 GTN 650 & 750 (Combo)
  • Reality XP GNS 430/530W XP (Combo)
  • Mindstar GNS 530
  • MilViz GNS 430/530 (Combo)
  • Or, none at all!

Please note that compatibility for the above gauge packages includes support for installation and setup of our product only; use of any of the offered options requires a functional existing installation of the appropriate gauge. The Huey comes with our MilViz 430/530 combo, but any other gauges we list compatibility for are not included.

Use of any 3rd party avionics package in any desired simulator is also of course restricted to the availability of the avionics package for that simulator. Please see the respective manufacturers’ websites regarding platform compatibility for your avionics package.

Multi-Platform Support

The Milviz Huey Redux package supports a full range of platforms, in a single downloadable installer:

  • FSX: Acceleration
  • FSX: Steam Edition
  • Prepar3d v2
  • Prepar3d v3

TacPack Ready

The Huey Redux package comes with integration support for the 3rd party VRS TacPack software add-on. It optionally adds live, fireable weaponry to the UH-1C and the UH-1H when configured appropriately, in addition to NVG. TacPack users gain visual and audio weapons effects – as well as the ability to damage the simulated environment!

TacPack Logo

Vertical Reality Simulations' TacPack software offers stand-alone weapons and warfare platforms for both Flight Simulator X and Prepar3d. It is a payware product and is not included with your purchase from MilViz. An appropriate, platform specific version of the TacPack software is required for the described extended functionality and integration in the MilViz Huey Redux.

Award Winning

"Milviz have produced a great version of the Huey – one which will remain in my hangar for a long time."
- excerpt from the review at Mutley's Hangar, where we are very proud to say the Huey Redux scored a 9.5/10 and received a Mutley's Hangar Gold Award!

Mutley's Hangar Gold Award

System Requirements (Minimum):

Operating System:
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 10

Use of this product in any other version of Windows is not supported at this time.

Processor:
2.6 Ghz or higher

Memory:
4 GB RAM

Graphics:
DirectX®11 compliant video card
1024 MB video RAM or higher

Hard Drive Space:
2 GB available space

Supported Platforms:
FSX Acceleration
FSX:Steam Edition
Prepar3d Version 2 (Latest release, with all hotfixes)
Prepar3d Version 3 (Latest release, with all hotfixes)

Use or installation of the products(s) referenced on this page in any other platform than that intended or shown above is not supported and may result in errors or a non-functioning product.

Special Features:

UH-1C & UH-1H included in package

Unique flight characteristics per version

Highly accurate flight dynamics

Model is capable of Auto Rotation

Susceptible to Vortex Ring State condition

Responsive to changes in weight and balance

VRS TacPack ready

High quality external model using normal, bump and specular maps

High quality internal model complete with custom 3D gauges

Sophisticated cockpit lighting

Sounds recorded from an actual Huey

Model is highly configurable through our MVAMS application

Fourteen beautifully detailed liveries

High resolution paint kit available for download

User Manual, Pilot's Flight Manual and Video tutorials

Purchase Options

Full Edition

UH-1C & UH-1H Huey Redux
Multi-platform installer, supporting FSX:Acceleration, FSX:Steam, P3Dv2, P3Dv3
This release is TacPack enabled; optional features require a working installation of the TacPack software (not included).
$39.99 USD

Downloads

User Guide
Milviz UH-1 User Guide
Flight Manual
UH-1H Pilot's Flight Manual
Paint Kit
High quality HD paint kit to create your own liveries