UH-1 Iroquois

UH-1 Iroquois (HM84R)

Location: Annville, PA 17003 Lebanon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 25.989', W 76° 34.029'

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"Huey" Helicopter

The UH-1 "Huey" helicopter is a multifaceted aircraft, capable of command and control, resupply, casualty evacuation, liaison and troop transport. The "Huey" is the most widely used military helicopter. The venerable aircraft began arriving in Vietnam in 1963. It was so versatile that by the end of the conflict more than 5,000 of these aircraft were in Southeast Asia. The "Huey" became a superior asset during Vietnam when used for medical evacuations, and because of this, the mortality rate in Vietnam was much lower than previous wars.

Entered Service: 1958
Builder: Bell Helicopter Textron
Crew: 2 officers, 1 to 3 enlisted
Engine: Lycoming T53-L-13
Cruising Speed: 139 miles per hour
Length: 58 feet
Height: 114 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.
HM NumberHM84R
Placed ByPennsylvania National Guard Military Museum
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 8:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 367074 N 4477013
Decimal Degrees40.43315000, -76.56715000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 25.989', W 76° 34.029'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 25' 59.34" N, 76° 34' 1.74" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 N SR 934, Annville PA 17003, US
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