Huey Helicopter 091, (Bell UH-1 Iroquois)


Physical Description

Huey Helicopter 091.

Specific History

Nearly 4,000 Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopters, nicknamed “Hueys,” served during the war. This Huey, with tail number 65-10091, was deployed to Vietnam in 1966 and served with the 173rd Assault Helicopter Company, known as the “Robin Hoods.” It returned to the United States and continued to fly until 1995, when it was decommissioned and acquired by the Texas Air Command Museum. In 2002, 091 became the centerpiece of a documentary film and a tour of reconciliation and remembrance that brought Vietnam veterans and their stories to people across the nation.

Date Made: 1965Deployed: 1966-09

Maker: Bell Helicopter

Used: VietnamAssociated Place: United States: Texas

Subject: Air TravelRelated Event: Vietnam WarPostwar United States


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Exhibition: Price of Freedom

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2004.3023.01Nonaccession Number: 2004.3023Serial Number: 65-10091

Object Name: Helicopter


Record Id: nmah_1273452

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