UH-1 Huey helicopter flights return August 15th to Orange Beach

August 6, 2019
Huey helicopter flight by Friends of Army Aviation-Ozark taken on April 20, 2019 in Orange Beach with City Councilman Jeff Boyd giving the thumbs up with the picturesque Alabama shoreline in the background

On Thursday, August 15th, the nonprofit Friends of Army Aviation-Ozark returns to Orange Beach to offer rides in a vintage Vietnam War-era Bell UH-1 Huey combat helicopter from the helipad near Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf.

The flights will begin at 9 a.m., weather permitting, and last until 5 p.m. Each flight will last approximately 10 minutes and the cost is $50 per person. No advance tickets are required. Just show up and purchase ticket on site. There is room for up to 10 people on each flight.  Children must be least 2 years old and big enough to be safely buckled in a seatbelt. Young children cannot ride in a parent's lap.

The public is invited to come out and experience history along with breathtaking views of Orange Beach.

For more information, visit “Friends Army Aviation” on Facebook.