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United States Army Aviation Museum

Coordinates: 31°19′27″N 085°42′47″W / 31.32417°N 85.71306°W / 31.32417; -85.71306

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.[1][2] 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.[3]

United States Army Aviation Museum
U.S. Army Aviation Museum (front Cobra) 3845 (2076803508).jpg
An AH-1S Cobra helicopter in front of the museum
Established 1956
Open to public: 1968
Location Fort Rucker, Alabama 36330
Director Army Aviation Museum Foundation
Website ArmyAviationMuseum.org

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  1. ^ Phillips 1992, p. 37.
  2. ^ Purner 2004, p. 204.
  3. ^ Army Aviation Museum Collection, ArmyAviationMuseum.org.
  4. ^ Museum Collection, rotary wing, ArmyAviationMuseum.org.
  5. ^ Museum Collection, fixed wing, ArmyAviationMuseum.org.
  6. ^ Museum Collection, vertical flight, ArmyAviationMuseum.org.

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