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AH-1 Cobra Helicopter

 
 
AH-1 Cobra Helicopter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 25, 2008
1. AH-1 Cobra Helicopter Marker
Inscription.
First helicopter designed for close air troop support equipped with varied armaments including gatling guns and missiles capable of high maneuverability at speeds of 141 MPH. 1,116 AH-1Gs were deployed to Vietnam from 1967 to 1973 logging over one million miles of service. Modified models have been used world wide since 1973.
 
Location. 34° 55.921′ N, 82° 13.309′ W. Marker is in Greer, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 16th Street and Line Street (South Carolina Highway 101), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 South Line Street, Greer SC 29651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. All Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Greer Area Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Ronnie Eugene Norris Remembrance Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); M106A1 Mortar Carrier (within shouting distance of this marker); 101 Trade Street (approx. half a mile away); Indian Boundary Line (approx. half a mile away);
AH-1 Cobra Helicopter image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, January 12, 2008
2. AH-1 Cobra Helicopter
Stone Mortar (approx. half a mile away); Worth Barnett Overpass (approx. half a mile away); Tribute to Greer Firefighters (approx. 0.6 miles away); Spring-Wood Park (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greer.
 
Also see . . .
1. AH-1 Cobra. The AH-1 Cobra (company designation: Bell 209) is a two-bladed, single engine attack helicopter manufactured by Bell. (Submitted on September 12, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. AH-1 Cobra. The Bell AH-1 Cobra helicopter has struck fear in the hearts of the enemy for more than 30 years. (Submitted on September 12, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Air & SpaceMilitary
 
AH-1 Cobra Helicopter image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, January 12, 2008
3. AH-1 Cobra Helicopter
AH-1 Cobra Helicopter image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 25, 2008
4. AH-1 Cobra Helicopter
AH-1 Cobra Helicopter Armament - Front image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 29, 2009
5. AH-1 Cobra Helicopter Armament - Front
AH-1 Cobra Helicopter Armament - Rear image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 29, 2009
6. AH-1 Cobra Helicopter Armament - Rear
AH-1 Cobra Helicopter image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 29, 2009
7. AH-1 Cobra Helicopter
AH-1 Cobra Helicopter image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 29, 2009
8. AH-1 Cobra Helicopter
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,612 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 26, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   4. submitted on August 26, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 12, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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