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Marine Cobra helicopter chained to USS Bonhomme Richard flight deck by Official U.S. Navy Imagery, via Flickr

Marine Cobra helicopter chained to USS Bonhomme Richard flight deck by Official U.S. Navy Imagery, via Flickr

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I Have your wounded. A pair of medical Blackhawks flying in formation.

USMC UH-1Y & AH-1Z. Enter the H-1 program, the USMC’s plan to remanufacture older helicopters into new and improved UH-1Y utility and AH-1Z attack helicopters. The new versions would discard the signature 2-bladed rotors for modern 4-bladed improvements, redo the aircraft’s electronics, and add improved engines and weapons to offer a new level of performance. It seemed simple, but hasn’t quite worked out that way. The H-1 program has encountered its share of delays and issues, but the…

US Marine Corps Bell Venom utility helicopter & Bell Viper attack helicopter.

P-51 Mustang #warbird

Historical Aircraft and Aviation organization is raffling off a chance to fly its “Crazy Horse.

October 8, 1967: The first helicopter gunship designed as such to see combat, the U. S. Army’s AH-1G Cobra, flies its first combat mission when two AH-1 Gs operating over South Vietnam escort U. S. Army transport helicopters, then support South Vietnamese troops by destroying four enemy fortifications and sinking 14 sampans.

October The first helicopter gunship designed as such to see combat, the U. Army’s Cobra

cobra helicopter | Image: U.S.M.C. AH-1W Super Cobra Helicopter

An Super Cobra helicopter gunship descends over the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA

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