Huey Flight Experience Fly in a Vietnam War Helicopter

We operate the only flying Vietnam Veteran Huey Helicopter in the UK. A flight in this iconic aircraft is an incredible, unique experience!


MSS HOLDINGS UK LTD // HUEY.CO.UKNEW FLIGHT DATES AVAiLABLE FOR 2021

Our beautiful Huey509 and her crew are now ready to wisk you off to the skies for an unforgettable “Doors Open” helicopter Flight Experience. You will see Iconic sights over the Lancashire Coast with the possibility of catching the outline of the Isle of Man or even Ireland if the day is clear enough.

This is just the first batch of dates we have ready and there will be more to follow very soon. We are currently running at a 4 week schedule but this may increase due to Pilot availability.

The dates available are on our booking page and are over three weekends. If these dates are fully booked when you access the page please contact the office as we may be able to look at opening up some slots on a Friday if we have enough interest.

Contact details for the office are – sales@huey.co.uk or telephone 01772 689328  -
Monday to Friday 9am -5pm

We are really excited about opening our doors again and look forward to welcoming you all to our Huey base

Stay safe and see you soon

Huey Team

 

Genuine Vietnam War Helicopter Flights in Lancashire

From our base in Wesham, near Preston Lancashire (just off Junction 3 M55), Huey Helicopter UK offers you a unique, once in a lifetime opportunity to fly in a genuine Bell UH-1H “Iroquois” Vietnam War combat veteran.

This flight experience is available from March to mid-November and includes a minimum of 45 minutes airborne time in the Huey. Each flight is limited to a maximum of 5 people. Access to the Huey Helicopter Hangar is included for you and up to three guests, plus also...

  • A detailed pre-flight briefing including a safety video covering the aircraft, safety equipment and procedures.
  • Approximately 10 minutes on board during the pre flight checks and shutdown procedure.
  • Minimum 45 minutes airborne in our genuine combat-veteran Huey: feel the vibration, hear the iconic sound of the blades and enjoy the experience of a lifetime!
  • A signed flight certificate.
  • Plenty of time for photo opportunity.
Please consult the the Safety Standards Acknowledgement and Consent (SSAC) document available on flying in ex-military aircraft, download here.

The Helicopter The History OF THE HUEY

The Bell UH-1H is generally considered to be the most widely used helicopter in the world. It was used extensively by the US military.  First produced in the late 1950s it became synonymous with the Vietnam War, used for the transportation of ground crew and equipment, evacuation of casualties and as air assault gunships...Read More.

Our Huey Huey '509'

Huey 509 was purchased by the US Army in 1972 and joined the 129th Assault Helicopter Company in Vietnam in July 1972. Records show she flew 559 combat hours before returning to the US in 1973. Between 1973 and 1996 she served with the Army National Guard, US Army Troop support and Aviation Readiness Command, the USARASF and was sent to the Aerospace Maintenance Central facility in Arizona in 2000....Read More.

Meet the Team Our Pilots

Phil

Phil Connolly

Pilot

Neil

Neil Airey

Pilot

Dick

Dick Barton

Crewmaster