Eden in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
AH-1 "Whiskey Cobra" Helicopter
[separate panel post] AH-1 "Whiskey Cobra" Specifications
Type: Two-seat attack helicopter
Powerplant: One General
Maximum speed: 219 m.p.h.
Hover ceiling: 14,750 ft.
Range: 365 mi., Weights: Empty 10,215 lb; Loaded 14,750 lb.
Weapons: One M197 20-mm cannon in undernose turret and four under wing hard points for guided anti-armor, air-to-air missles, Minigun pods or unguided high explosive rockets.
Dimensions: Rotor diameter 48 ft., Fuselage length 45 ft. 6 in., Height 13 ft. 6 in., Rotor disc area 1,809 sq, ft.
[center stone] "Wars are fought with weapons, but won by men" George S. Patton
Erected by American Legion.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Vietnam. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
Location. 42° 39.724′ N, 78° 53.471′ W. Marker is in Eden, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Legion Drive and North Main Street (U.S. 62), on the right when traveling east on Legion Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2912 Legion Drive, Eden NY 14057, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Quaker Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hill's Corners (approx. ¾ mile away); Col. Asa Warren (approx. 0.8 Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice (approx. 0.8 miles away); Eden Valley Mills (approx. 1.4 miles away); Samuel Tubbs (approx. 1½ miles away); In God We Trust (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eden.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 18, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.