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Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)

 
 
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
1. Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) Marker
Inscription. Manufacturer: Bell Aircraft

Engine: Lycoming T-53-L13 single turbine
Type: Utility
Length: 41 - 10.5
Gross weight: 9,500 lbs
Cruise speed: 127 mph
Range: 318 miles
Crew: 3
Armament: two M-60D 7.62 mm door mounted machine guns

The UH-1, or Huey, is one of the most recognized aircraft of the Vietnam era. This chopper had a wide variety of uses ranging from medical evacuation to troop transport to gunship. The UH-1H which is displayed went into service in September 1967. It is used by all four branches of the American Military.
 
Location. 33° 11.575′ N, 87° 31.526′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is on McFarland Boulevard East (U.S. 82), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in the Tuscaloosa County Veterans Memorial park, located in front of University Mall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1701 McFarland Boulevard East, Tuscaloosa AL 35404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. M60A3 TTS Medium Tank (a few steps from this marker); Replica Gates for Northington General Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Tuscaloosa (CA 37)
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
2. Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); French 75 Millimeter Feldhase (within shouting distance of this marker); Tuscaloosa County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vought A-7E Corsair II (within shouting distance of this marker); Gun from the U.S.S. Tuscaloosa (within shouting distance of this marker); Willys Jeep (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceMilitaryWar, Vietnam
 
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
3. Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
Vietnam Era Veterans, CH-54 Skycrane and UH-1s. image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr
4. Vietnam Era Veterans, CH-54 Skycrane and UH-1s.
Company F 131st Aviation of the Alabama Army National Guard's CH-54 "Skycrane" lifting an older model of the UH-1 helicopter. While three UH-1s of the Alabama Army National Guard fly overhead at Birmingham International Airport, Birmingham, Alabama. August 1989.
Alabama Army National Guard's UH-1 In Flight Over Alabama. image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr
5. Alabama Army National Guard's UH-1 In Flight Over Alabama.
Behind the flight crew view of the UH-1 image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr
6. Behind the flight crew view of the UH-1
Co-Pilot on the left and Pilot on the Right.
A National Guard UH-1 taking off from Fort Sherman Army Base, Panama. 1991 image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr
7. A National Guard UH-1 taking off from Fort Sherman Army Base, Panama. 1991
A lone UH-1 parked along with a group of U.S. Army's UH-60 Black Hawks image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr
8. A lone UH-1 parked along with a group of U.S. Army's UH-60 Black Hawks
The end days of the UH-1's service in the United States Military are counted as the UH-60 Black Hawk replaces the aging fleet. Fort Campbell, Kentucky. 1990
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,022 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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