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AHP Huey Chosen, Awaiting Transfer to BG

Finally! After years of searching and rejections, Aviation Heritage Park has a Huey. Well, not exactly. The bird is not on site. However, one with AHP’s name on it is sitting in the “bone yard” at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, AZ. According to Patricia Ochs, Air Force Display Administrator with the National Museum of […]

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Huey Preps Begin

Three AHP board members should be at the Boneyard soon. Their goal is to prep the Huey by partially disassembling the rotor drive (in this photo) so the height of the Huey will no longer be a problem for transportation. Jerry Cantrell’s Continental Machinery will load her up May 4 for the trip to BG. […]

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Huey ETA Monday, May 8

Three Aviation Heritage Park directors are headed to the Boneyard this week to prepare the UH-1 for its trip to Bowling Green. Gerald Roark, Ray Buckberry and Arnie Franklin will attempt to partially disassemble the rotary drive assembly on the Huey. A problem the AHP board and Jerry Cantrell of Continental Machinery have encountered is […]

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Refurb Continues

Work finished this week on the refurbishment of the T-33, on display in honor of General Russ Dougherty of Glasgow, Commander of the Strategic Air Command. The Mobile Maintenance Shelter was moved to the F-4, known as Phantom 550, the exact plane flown by General Dan Cherry in the Vietnam War when he shot down […]

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Kite Day at Park

Aviation Heritage Park will be holding the annual Kite Day at the Park Sunday, April 23 from 12 noon til 3 pm. Special featured guests are local favorites, the Red River Fiddlers, with two half hour performances. Concessions will be available in the park. Don’t have a kite? No problem! We’ve got some high flying […]

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John Fleck Film Features WW2 Veteran

John R Boyer – WWII Veteran – US Army from John Fleck on Vimeo. Poignant video of veteran John R. Boyer sharing his memories of WWII in France and Germany. This was filmed for Ropkey Armor Museum in Crawfordsville, Indiana by John Fleck, photographer, videographer and great friend of Aviation Heritage Park. Mr. Boyer was […]

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AHP Awarded Huey

After years of searching, Aviation Heritage Park has received official word from the National Museum of the Air Force in Dayton, Ohio that our request for a UH-1 has been confirmed. The park is approved to receive a UH-1 “Huey” helicopter as the next artifact. The process to retrieve one from the “Boneyard” at Davis-Monthan […]

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2016 Drone Dash at Aviation Heritage Park

Date: Saturday, October 8 Time: Registration Start- 8 am, Flights– 9 am – 3 pm Location: Aviation Heritage Park located at the corner of Three Springs Road and Smallhouse Road at Basil Griffin Park. Registration: Register day of event: $10 Fee to fly at Drone Dash. $5 additional fee for FPV racing. FPV Racing: First […]

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Open Cockpits Saturday October 8

Come to the park Saturday, October 8, 10 am – 2 pm, for both the Drone Dash and Open Cockpit Day! It’s your once a year chance to get an up close look at all the park airplanes. The cockpits will be open for you to check out what is inside! Each plane in the […]

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