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 Daleville, 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
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An AH-1S Cobra helicopter in front of the museum
Open to public: 1968
LocationFort Rucker, Alabama 36362
DirectorArmy Aviation Museum Foundation


On displayEdit

Sikorsky R-4B
AH-56A Cheyenne
UH-60 Blackhawk

Other notable aircraftEdit

Sources: US Army Aviation Museum collection pages[4][5][6]

See alsoEdit


  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.
  • 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.

External linksEdit

  • United States Army Aviation Museum's site
  • US Army Aviation Museum page on IPMSSantaRosa.org