Huey and Cobra take a break at Joplin Regional Airport

Joplin News First friend Stephen Miller caught the pair taking off

JOPLIN, Mo. – Friday afternoon just before 3 p.m. our friend Stephen Miller caught a “Huey” helicopter and “Cobra” heilicopter taking off from the Joplin Regional Airport. You have seen his images many places before, he is known as Reflections of Life Photography. Click to take a look. Thanks Stephen!

Sources tell us the two military helicopters were refueling and taking a break on to their unknown destination.

Us Army Ah 1g Archived

SOURCE: US MILITARY

A Bell AH-1G in flight
Role Attack helicopter
National origin United States
Manufacturer Bell Helicopter
First flight 7 September 1965
Introduction 1967
Retired 2001 (US Army)
Status In service
Primary users United States Army (historical)
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
Republic of Korea Army
Royal Jordanian Air Force
Produced 1967–2019
Number built 1,116
Developed from Bell UH-1 Iroquois
Variants Bell AH-1 SeaCobra/SuperCobra
Bell 309 KingCobra

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Screenshot of video from Stephen Miller, Reflections of Life Photography.

Uh1 Huey Fly Navy 2017 26938005897

SOURCE: US MILITARY

A Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Role Utility helicopter
National origin United States
Manufacturer Bell Helicopter
First flight 20 October 1956 (XH-40)
Introduction 1959
Status In service
Primary users United States Army (historical)
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
Australian Army (historical)
See Operators section for others
Produced 1956–1987
Number built >16,000
Variants Bell UH-1N Twin Huey
Bell 204/205
Bell 212
Developed into Bell AH-1 Cobra
Bell 214
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