Birth of the Cobra

By Stephen Joiner Air & Space

Mike Folse proved that a helicopter could fly and shoot at the same time.

Bell Helicopter’s prototype
Bell Helicopter’s prototype for the AH-1G Cobra flies in front of two UH-1 Hueys, the aircraft it was designed to protect. (Bell Helicopter Historical Archives via Ray Wilhite)


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