The Douglas AC-47 Spooky was the first in a series of gunships developed by the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. It was designed to provide more firepower than light and medium ground-attack aircraft in certain situations when ground forces called for close air support. Written and narrated by Good Morning America Host, David Hartman. Executive Producer Connie Bowlin. Written and Directed by DAVID HARTMAN. Length 8:00.