An AH-1S Cobra helicopter in front of the museum
Open to public: 1968
|Location||Fort Rucker, Alabama 36362|
|Director||Army Aviation Museum Foundation|
The United States Army Aviation Museum is an aviation museum located on Fort Rucker near Daleville, Alabama. It has the largest collection of helicopters held by a museum in the world.The museum features some 50 aircraft on public display with aviation artifacts ranging from a replica of the Wright brothers' Model B military biplane to an AH-64 Apache from Operation Desert Storm. The museum has over 160 aircraft in its collection and holds 3,000 historical items.
Sources: US Army Aviation Museum collection pages
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