Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Entered Service: 1958
Builder: Bell Helicopter Textron
Crew: 2 officers, 1 to 3 enlisted
Engine: Lycoming T53-L-13
Cruising Speed: 139 miles per hour
Length: 58 feet
Height: 114 feet
Rotor: 48 feet
Range: 197 miles
Aircraft No.: 0-16469 PA NG
Weapon Systems: Normally outfitted with two M-60 7.62mm machine guns and could be outfitted with two, seven-shot or two, 19-shot 2.75 inch rocket pods.
Erected by Pennsylvania National Guard Military Museum.
Location. 40° 25.989′ N, 76° 34.029′ W. Marker is in Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, in Lebanon County. Marker is on Fisher Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. AH-1F Bell (a few steps from this marker); OH-6A Cayuse (within shouting distance of this marker); EC-130E Commando Solo I (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); EC-130E "Commando Solo" (about 700 feet away); Fallen Warrior Memorial - 2nd BCT (about 800 feet away); 40 & 8 Boxcar (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nike "Ajax" Missile (approx. 0.2 miles away); F-102 Jet Fighter (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Indiantown Gap.
Also see . . . UH-1 Iroquois. Discussion of the UH-1 history and variants. (Submitted on October 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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