AH-1 Cobra

The USMC deems upgraded versions of the AH-1 Cobra more capable than the AH-64 Apache. Here’s why.

The USMC deems upgraded versions of the AH-1 Cobra more capable than the AH-64 Apache. Here’s why.

The AH-1 Cobra A member of the prolific Huey family conceived, developed and built by Bell Helicopter, the AH-1 Cobra… Read More

7 months ago

Vietnam War AH-1 pilot who lifted four US Army soldiers clinging to the Cobra’s skids and rocket pods out of harm’s way received the Medal of Honor

On Sep. 5, 2023, President Biden awarded the Medal of Honor to former US Army Capt. Larry L. Taylor for… Read More

11 months ago

That time a Marine landed his AH-1W Attack Helicopter at Ball Field to retrieve Cell Phone he left at local Restaurant

The AH-1W Super Cobra Originating from a concept demonstrator delivered to the US Army in 1962 based upon a UH-1… Read More

11 months ago

If properly flown an Attack Helicopter would defeat most fighter airplanes in 1v1 air combat. Attack Helicopter Crews explain why.

‘Fighter pilots who face a trained, deadly and sneaky adversary in an attack helicopter will always see its missiles and… Read More

12 months ago

Vietnam War AH-1 pilot who lifted four US Army soldiers clinging to the Cobra’s skids and rocket pods out of harm’s way to receive the Medal of Honor

On Jul. 8, 2023 former Vietnam War veteran Larry Taylor received a call from US President Joe Biden. Biden informed… Read More

1 year ago

US Army AH-64 Pilot reveals the (tiny) reason why he would choose the AH-64 over the AH-1 Cobra / AH-1Z Viper

‘While I’ve only flown AH-64s, I have extensive experience with AH-1s from joint operations. Both systems may engage the same… Read More

1 year ago

Czech Republic wants to buy more UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters as a consequence of the War in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine has made the Czech government think twice about its procurement of the Bell UH-1Y and AH-1Z… Read More

2 years ago

Here’s why the USMC deems upgraded versions of the AH-1 Cobra more capable than the AH-64 Apache

The USMC buys the AH-1 Cobra instead of the AH-64 Apache The AH-1 Cobra is a two-blade rotor, single-engine attack… Read More

3 years ago

Bell Completes First AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter for Bahrain

Bell celebrated the completion of the first AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter for the Kingdom of Bahrain on Sep. 30, 2021.… Read More

3 years ago

US Forest Service bids farewell to the Vietnam War-era AH-1 Firewatch Cobra

The US Forest Service said goodbye on Oct. 16, 2021 to their Vietnam war-era AH-1 Firewatch Cobra helicopters as an… Read More

3 years ago

Cobra Vs Apache: which one is the better attack helicopter? The perspective of a former AH-64 Pilot

‘This is the standard which is better: an AK-47 or M-16 type question,’ Joe Difrancesco, former AH-64 Apache Pilot in… Read More

4 years ago

Drunk Driver Caused Half a Million Dollars of Damage after Crashing into Cobra Attack Helicopter

'I cried when I heard about it. The Cobra means so much to the students that she has inspired and the… Read More

5 years ago

How A South Vietnamese A-1 Pilot POW saved a US Army AH-1 Pilot POW while They Were taken to Hanoi Hilton

‘I was at the end of my life. And the enemy came. The guard looked down on me. He ordered… Read More

5 years ago

Army Aviation Heritage Foundation offering AH-1F Cobra rides

The cost for each AH-1F Cobra ride is either $325 or $525. Each person will get to sit in the… Read More

6 years ago

FAMOUS USMC AH-1 COBRA FEMALE PILOT PERFORMS HER LAST FLIGHT BEFORE BEGINNING ASTRONAUT TRAINING

Maj. Jasmin Moghbeli, who has been chosen for the NASA Astronaut Candidate Class of 2017, has flown over 500 missions,… Read More

7 years ago