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Unbelievably, I had this toy as a kid and remember it so well. A Sears Wishbook exclusive, the Field Helicopter backpack made helicopter sounds, flashed red and blue lights, had two speeds and a transmission lever to engage the rotor. My latest version shown here is missing the shaft and rotor. I hope to fashion a rotor sometime.

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There is no date or number on the toy but I have seen it in a copy of the 1967 Sears Wishbook. I believe it was available from 1967 to 1969.

Field Helicopter Backpack Field Helicopter Backpack

This is a picture of a complete Field Helicopter from the book ' Toy Bop', by Tom Frey. If only mine looked this good. This picture will be invaluable if I ever get around to trying to fabricate a rotor for my copter.

Complete toy, photo from book 'Toy Bop' by Tom Frey

Here is a short video of my copy of the toy in action.

Name: Field Helicopter
Manufacturer: For Sears by toymaker unknown
Vintage: Late 1960s
Obtained: From eBay .
Other Links: Real helicopter backpack is in the works from MechaGenesis
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