This Viet Nam veteran huey was mounted on it's display pedestal 30 Oct. 2017 please stop by to see it at Rio Vista Park Peoria, Az. (it's navigation lights are on at night)
Know as "The Good Widow Jones' in Viet Nam 63-8733 flew with the 121st Assault Helicopter Company, the 116th AHC and the 61st AHC. She flew 2568 combat hours from Oct 1966-Dec. 1970 LHL is proud to donate this ship to the Experimental Aircraft Associations museum in Oshkosh Wisc. for the Huey-Workhorse of Vietnam exhibit.
This UH-1 served with the 335th Assault Helicopter Company in Vietnam flying 2738 combat hours. 9/67 to 6/70. then Fort Knox Ky and Fort Ord, Calif before assignment to the Calif Army National Guard in 1975. She will be returned to her National Guard livery as a tribute to our Citizen Soldiers
Bell OH-58A 70-15569 is on loan to LHL. Owned by Dave Barron, this ship is being restored to an A model. Dave began his aviation career serving as a Aero-scout crewchief and Observer in this type of aircraft.
This restoration is headed by Scott Hurst. While this aircraft was assigned to the flight school at Fort Rucker Ala. Scott, an Army trained OH-58 Mechanic and then Pilot flew this very helicopter on his night vision goggle check ride. .
A true Light Horse Cav ship 938 flew with the 3/5th Cav in Vietnam. also the 355 AHC and the 336th AHC logging 2846 combat hours. Finishing up with the National Guard 938 will have the roof and nose repaired. When restored she will be the LHL ambassador ship.
Our chief project from 2014 to 2018. Recovered from OAS Lakeside Az our teams restoration won numerous awards!! UH-1H 67-17174 has now been donated by LHL to the Palm Springs Air Museum. This is the Huey that has the vinyl wrap applied to the outside and completed a 3 year tour of the U.S. A complete wreck when we bought it, the original fabrication work that makes up the helicopter is a testimony to the skill and dedication of our Volunteers
OH-23D 61-3169 is located at the LHL Southern FAC Museum project in Anderson S.C. Mike "Craig" Clary and Anthony Clary have taken her on!
In storage at Glendale MAP for future restoration.
A Veteran of Viet Nam, USMC UH-34D 150557 flew with HMM-362. Known as YL-31 when in Vietnam, the Sikorsky is undergoing restoration outside as she is HUGE!
O-2A 69-7646 The 475th O-2 built out of 498, it is the 46th O-2 in the 1969 serial number block. 7646 is in Restoration in Anderson.
Manufactured by Piasecki Helicopter Corporation in Morton, Pennsylvania. Delivered to the U.S. Navy April 30, 1954 and is being restored in Anderson
Marv and Sarah Wessel (pictured) donated the museum quality ship to LHL in 2016. The American Helicopter Museum in Westchester Pa. accepted delivery of the ship in Oct. 2017.
Ron, a Master Carpenter took measurements from our UH-1 fleet and created this fantastic piece of art. Handmade from various woods and materials the Huey was donated to the Patton Museum Chiriaco Summit Calif. in 2016