Huey helicopter rides August 4 in Orange Beach
On Saturday, August 4th, the nonprofit Friends of Army Aviation – Ozark will be providing “Legacy Helicopter Rides” in a vintage Vietnam War-era Bell UH-1 Huey combat helicopter from the helipad, near the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf.
The flights will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 5 p.m. Each flight will last 10 minutes and the cost will be $50 per person. There will be room for up to 10 people on each flight. Each flight will be piloted by a veteran Vietnam War combat pilot. The flights will take off and land from the helipad at Wharf Parkway West.
The public is invited to come out and experience history and take a ride with Friends of Army Aviation – Ozark. For more information, visit friendsofarmyaviationozark.org. The Friends of Army Aviation – Ozark is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the legacy of U.S. Army Aviation through its museum and flyable Vietnam-era aircraft.