New Exhibit on VN War Helicopters in Birmingham

The latest special exhibit at the Southern Museum of Flight in Birmingham, Alabama, is The Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit and Diorama, which opened on April 21. The Museum of Flight works to investigate, preserve, and promote southern aviation stories, through exhibits, displays, educational servies,  and programming. Its other current exhibits include ones on Korean War jets and the Tuskegee Airmen.

This new Vietnam War exhibition features a AH-1 Cobra and an OH-6 Loach. It contains machine-gun sound effects, life-like mannequins and a realistic jungle setting, and depicts the what life was like for helicopter pilots and door gunners in C Troop of 16th Cavalry, the “Darkhorse” unit.

For more information abou the exhibit, call 205-833-8226
or email southernmuseumofflight@yahoo.com .


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