Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Entered Service: 1958
Builder: Bell Helicopter Textron
Crew: 2 officers, 1 to 2 enlisted
Engine: Lycoming T53-L-13
Cruising Speed: 139 miles per hour
Length: 58 feet
Height: 114 [14.5] 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.
[The new marker text is essentially the same as the former marker (which is transcribed), with the exception of the Huey's height]
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Military • War, Vietnam. A significant historical year for this entry is 1963.
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. Located on the Fort Indiantown Gap National Guard Training Facility. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annville PA 17003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); M4A3 Sherman Tank (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Company G, 112th Infantry, and Service Troop, 104th Cavalry, War Memorial (about 400 feet away); M46 Patton Tank (about 500 feet away); M60A3 Patton Tank (about 500 feet away); M113A2 APC (about 500 feet away); M1/IPM1 Abrams Tank (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Indiantown Gap.
Also see . . .
1. UH-1 Huey Helicopter. (Submitted on February 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Great Planes: Bell UH-1 Huey Helicopter on YouTube. (Submitted on February 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Pennsylvania National Guard Military Museum. (Submitted on February 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,467 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on February 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.