Yuma, Arizona: Chopper on a Pole

Dusty Vietnam-War-era relic slowly roasts at one of the lesser-visited entrances to the Yuma Proving Ground.
Address:
Campo Avion Rd, Yuma, AZ
Directions:
I-8 exit 12. Drive north on Fortuna Rd for 1.5 miles. Turn right at the T intersection onto US Hwy 95. Drive 13 miles. Turn left onto Martinez Lake Rd. Drive 2.5 miles. You'll see the chopper on the left, at the intersection of Campo Avion Rd.
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Helicopter on a pole.

Helicopter on a Stick

Helicopter poised on a pole at one of the entrances to the Yuma Proving Ground. Take exit 12 off I-8 and go north on Fortuna Road, then north on Hwy 95 to Martinez Lake Road. It's a little over 2 miles, on the left side, on the corner of Campo Avion Road and Martinez Lake Road.

[Kerin Fassler, 02/14/2018]

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