|United States Army Aviation Museum|
Open to public: 1968
|Location||Fort Rucker, Alabama 36330|
|Director||Army Aviation Museum Foundation|
The United States Army Aviation Museum is an aviation museum located on Fort Rucker near Ozark, 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.
Collection[edit | edit source]
On display[edit | edit source]
Other notable aircraft[edit | edit source]
- Sikorsky S-72 Rotor Systems Research Aircraft (RSRA)
- McDonnell XV-1 Convertiplane
- Ryan XV-5B Vertifan
- Hawker XV-6A Kestrel
- Ryan VZ-3RY Vertiplane
- YH-41A Seneca
- Curtiss-Wright VZ-7
References[edit | edit source]
- Phillips, Cody R. A Guide to U.S. Army Museums, DIANE Publishing, 1992. ISBN 0-7881-4671-8.
- Purner, John. 101 Best Aviation Attractions. McGraw-Hill, 2004. ISBN 0-07-142519-5.
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