Have you ever flown in a Huey helicopter with the doors wide open and the wind rushing over your face? You will have that opportunity at the Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton on June 3 & 4. This experience is not your typical aircraft ride; you’ll feel the difference from lift-off to landing. For only $125.00, you can take a thrilling 10minute flight with a new perspective from the air. Book your ride/time in advance or take a chance and walk up that day. Rides occur from 11:00am until 4:00pm each day. To order tickets in advance visit https://yankeeairmuseum.org/fly/#huey or just walk up at 11:00am to see what’s available. If you’re curious, come and check out the Huey during the day and hear the iconic sound.
The Yankee Air Museum Huey, Greyhound, served in the Vietnam War from 1967 until 1971. It was part of the 240th Assault Helicopter Company known as The Greyhounds, Mad Dogs, and Kennel Keepers. The Greyhound Bus Company was honored by the name and gave the company permission to use its logo. A versatile helicopter, the UH-1 was used as a gun ship, medical evacuation and for utility purposes.
Huey rides and the Liberty Aviation Museum are located at 3515 East State Road, Port Clinton, OH.
About Yankee Air Museum: Established in 1981 the Yankee Air Museum is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. The Yankee Air Museum dedicates itself to educating individuals through the history of American aeronautics, aerospace industry and its associated technologies while inspiring generations through personal experiences to instill pride in our national accomplishments. Yankee Air Museum, located at 47884 D Street, Belleville, Michigan on the grounds of historic Willow Run Airport. Visit www.yankeeairmuseum.org to discover more or call 734-483-4030.
About Liberty Aviation Museum: Established in 1991, the Liberty Aviation Museum is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. The Liberty Aviation Museum’s mission is to provide an adequate organization for historians, aircraft and vehicle preservationists and collectors interested in encouraging internationally the acquisition, restoration, operation, preservation, public education and display of historic aircraft, vehicles and related items. Visit www.libertyaviationmuseum.org for more information.