Aviation Photo #1258905: Bell AH-1W Super Cobra (209) - USA - Marines


Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
  • David Eyre
    USA - Marines
    Bell AH-1W Super Cobra (209)
    Bell 209/309/449 (AH-1 Cobra/Sea Cobra/Super Cobra/King Cobra/Viper)
    Bell 209/309/449 (AH-1 Cobra/Sea Cobra/Super Cobra/King Cobra/Viper)
    Bell
    26226
    162557
    YQ-33
    Fremantle
    Western Australia
    Australia
    August 20, 1988
  • 80

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September 03, 2007
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HMM-268 "Red Dragons", USMC. Aboard USS New Orleans (LPH-11), docked at Fremantle. Minus gun barrels. Still active March 2006 with HMT-303. On aft end of flight deck, seen from bridge deck, with CH-53Es 162483/YQ-21, 162493/YQ-23, 162488/YQ-22.
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Comments (1)

Anonymous
4 years ago
I never understood why they didn't have a four blade system on the Cobra. Smoother, smaller diameter. The rotor is always flying instead of momentarily going neutral like when the two blade system is lengthwise to the fuselage.