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Product Image Helicopter Ride Tickets, July 27 & 28, 2019

Helicopter Ride Tickets, July 27 & 28, 2019

$85.00


Spectators can climb on board a UH-1H “Huey”.  Riders fly with a veteran pilot for six to eight minutes.  For an even more intense ride, spectators can ride in an AH-1F Cobra attack helicopter.  Certain age, health, and weight restrictions may apply.

 

  • Cobra Standard Helicopter Ride: 8-10 Air Time Minutes (Does not include briefing in helicopter, take off and landing) $375.00/advance, $400.00/walk up pricing. Advance pricing ends July 22nd, 2019
  • Cobra Extended Helicopter Ride: 13-15 Air Time Minutes (Does not include briefing in helicopter, take off and landing)  $575.00/advance, $600.00/walk up pricing. Advance pricing ends July 22nd, 2019
  • Huey Helicopter Ride:  6-8 Air time Minutes (Does not include briefing in helicopter, take off and landing) $85.00/advance, $100.00/walk up pricing. Advance pricing ends July 22nd, 2019.

 ***In the event of inclement weather, we will call you no later than 24hrs in advance to reschedule.***

Rides go on Saturday during the Military Vehicle & Equipment Event between 9am-5pm and Sunday between 9am-4pm.  Please try to arrive by 4pm on Saturday and 3pm on Sunday (the earlier the better) either date you are scheduled.    If you are switching dates, please contact us to let us know.  Walk up tickets are always available.  Please let us know if you have any questions.

 **Always check the museum's Facebook page directly or call us at (419)732-0234 prior to traveling long distances on the day of or the day before to verify that the aircraft will be flying on the specific date that you are choosing if you have not purchased advance tickets. At times, inclement weather can prevent the aircraft from flying.**

To get an idea of what it is like to ride in a Huey Helicopter, check out the following link: https://youtu.be/-QVFUOZ1i58
 
Some FAQs:

Bell UH-1 Huey FACTS:
Engine: 1 Lycoming T53-L-13 turbine, 1,400 shaft horsepower
Length: 57 feet
Height: 13 feet, 7 inches
Maximum Speed: 127 MPH
Range: 299 Miles
Gross Weight: 9,500 pounds
Crew: Four: 1 Pilot, 1 Co-pilot, 1 Crew Chief, 1 Door Gunner
Passengers: 9

Bell AH-1F Cobra FACTS:
Engine: Lycoming T53-L-703, 1,800 shaft horsepower
Length: 53 feet
Height: 13 feet, 6 inches
Maximum Speed: 172 MPH
Range: 315 Miles
Empty Weight: 5,810 pounds
Crew: Two: 1 pilot and 1 co-pilot/gunner

Passenger Qualifications:

Physically able to ingress / egress aircraft under own ability without assistance
No health restrictions for flight
Minimum age:
Cobra-16 years old
Huey-5 years old, with parent or guardian
Weight limitations: Aircraft seat belt must be able to fasten securely
Passenger liability release: Parent or guardian must sign release for those under 18


What if I have other questions?
If you have further questions, please email Connie at: marketing@libertyaviationmuseum.org or call Connie at (419)732-0234

 ***The Liberty Aviation Museum is assisting the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation in presales for this event.  The Liberty Aviation Museum does not own or operate the helicopters.  To learn more about the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation, please contact https://armyav.org/ **