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!
See information of CoronaVirus (COVID-19) below


30th March 2020
Please note that due to the COVID-19 outbreak sadly we have made the decision that we will be taking no more flight bookings at this time until it is safe to do so. Gift vouchers will still be available, all vouchers purchased in 2020 will be valid until December 2021

Current flights that have been booked and paid for are postponed with immediate effect. If this affects you, and you need more information, please contact Colette via or on 07437 409394.

Passengers who wish to receive a refund or change your booking please confirm that in your communication with Colette. We will generate the refund back through our booking company which could take up to 10 days, so please be patient.

As soon as the situation changes, and the world is back in order, we will initially rearrange the postponed / refunded flights. Once those places are filled, we will then issue new dates on the booking site.

Although we are currently working remotely as many of you will possibly be too, we will keep in contact with you through email or by telephone with any updates as and when we have them.

Other social media updates will be posted on our website and social media pages.

If you have any questions or need any more information please do not hesitate to contact us by calling Colette on 07437 409394 or email

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 Connolly



Neil Airey



Dick Barton