Cobra Gunship’s Firewatch Mission Ends

The U.S. Forestry Service has retired its Bell AH-1 Cobra helicopters used for the aerial supervision of firefighting operations. The Firewatch Cobra Program used a pair of Vietnam-era AH-1F Cobra gunships for 19 years, flying 7,600 hr. since the aircraft entered service. The Firewatch Cobra’s last...

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