Bell XH-40   Iroquois     55-4461


                                        The XH-40 was a forerunner of the popular UH-1 Huey series of Viet Nam fame.  It was the
                                        first Bell chopper to employ a gas turbine engine.   Three prototypes were constructed and seen
                                        above is the last one built.  The first prototype (55-4459) flew on 22 October 1956 and is on
                                        display at the Army Aviation Museum at Fort Rucker, Alabama.