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Windmill



File Name: Edward J. Roth of Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Grade: Army O-3 (1988)
SN: 019-21-1858
Notes: Allentown is in the east central part of the state, about 60 miles north of Philadelphia, and was the location of the Liberty Bell during the American Revolution.



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Animated Appearances

Windmill was animated only for commercials.

Headcanon

Born December 10, 1954. Windmill joined the Joe Team in September 1985, and his appearance is represented by Version 1. He was with the team until it was disbanded in December 1989 but was not recalled when the Joes were reactivated in 1991.

Figure Releases

Versions: 1. 1988 (Skystorm)    
Version 1: 1988 boxed Skystorm X-Wing Chopper vehicle
Fig. #0174: Skystorm X-Wing Chopper PilotMOS 1: Stopped-Rotor Aircraft
MOS 2: Attack Helicopter Pilot
  • head: Windmill (88)
  • arms: Windmill (88)
  • torso: Windmill (88)
  • waist: Windmill (88)
  • legs: Windmill (88)
Accessories: black revolver (new, oversized)
WINDMILL was a flight instructor at the Army Flight Warrant Officers School in Fort Rucker and later flew experimental helicopter prototypes at the same facility for the Army Aviation Department Test Activity. You might think that test-piloting helicopters is easier, or even safer, than testing jet fighters. Consider this—helicopters don't have ejection seats. If you make a mistake, you ride down with it!
"When the G.I. Joes are sitting on a hot LZ waiting for an extraction chopper, they want fast air support with maximum fire-suppression. The X-Wing Chopper clocks at 345 mph in its stopped-rotor mode and can carry a bigger payload than a Dragonfly. Windmill can get there faster, with more thrust, and once he's there, he can make every piece of ordnance count!"
Toy Notes: Item #6045. The prototype shown in the 1988 insert catalog was a Crazylegs recolor with Law's torso.