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Deltona in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

AH-1 COBRA Attack Helicopter

Deltona Veteran’s Memorial Park

 
 
AH-1 COBRA Attack Helicopter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 19, 2021
1. AH-1 COBRA Attack Helicopter Marker
Inscription.  
The Bell AH-1 Cobra helicopter is an attack helicopter capable of land or sea-based operations. The primary missions are close air support, air to air combat, convoy escort, armed and visual reconnaissance during both day/night operations. It was developed for use in Vietnam and is still in use today by the U.S. Marines and several foreign nations.

Features:
• 1 Engine
• Land or Sea Based Operations
• Chin Mounted M-197
• 3 Barreled 20mm Cannon
• Hellfire ATGM’s
• 18 shot 70mm Rocket Pods
• 127mm Zuni Rockets
• Clustermuntion Napalm • AIM9 and Stinger IR

Specifications:
• Length: 58 ft.
• Width: 10 ft. 7 in.
• Height: 14 ft. 2 in.
• Weight Empty: 10,200 lbs.
• Bore Diameter: 105mm
• Max Weight: 14,750 lbs.
• Speed: 175 mph.
• Range: 395 Miles

 
Erected by Eagle Scout Project by Lancaster Gordon, Crew 915 Deltona, FL; sign donated by Total Image Signs.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space
AH-1 COBRA Attack Helicopter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 19, 2021
2. AH-1 COBRA Attack Helicopter Marker
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War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 28° 55.027′ N, 81° 13.016′ W. Marker is in Deltona, Florida, in Volusia County. Memorial can be reached from Evard Avenue just south of Elkcam Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. The marker is located within the Deltona Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1921 Evard Ave, Deltona FL 32725, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Howitzer (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Dennis James, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Tara R. Brown (a few steps from this marker); Nicholas K. Rogers (a few steps from this marker); Angelo J. Vaccaro (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deltona.
 
Also see . . .
1. AH-1 COBRA Helicopter. (Submitted on August 26, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
2. Deltona Veterans Memorial Park. (Submitted on August 26, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
AH-1 COBRA Attack Helicopter image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 19, 2021
3. AH-1 COBRA Attack Helicopter
AH-1 COBRA Attack Helicopter image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 19, 2021
4. AH-1 COBRA Attack Helicopter
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 26, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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