Main

Summer Aviation Camp Application Availabl

Each summer, the Aviation Museum of Kentucky offers Aviation Summer Camps at airports around the state. In 2017, one camp will be offered at the Bowling Green airport. The Aviation Heritage Park Camp will be held July 6-7. The camp costs $269 per child, lasts two days from 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM and is […]

Continue Reading

Huey Transport Begins Today

Load-up of the BG Huey is today, May 4. Continental Machinery arrives to transport the big bird. AHP board members Jerry Roark, Ray Buckberry and Arnie Franklin spent the day yesterday working on preparations for transport. Today they will see if their attempts to loosen the rotor drive were successful. If they are successful in […]

Continue Reading

Huey ETA Monday, May 8, 10 AM- BG Airport

The Huey is on its way to BG, thanks to the expert guidance of these AHP board members- Ray Buckberry (SAR), Arnie Franklin (Rooster), and Gerald Roark (Tanker). After a day of work on the Huey, the rear horizontal stabilizer was swapped and drive shaft disassembly was successfully lowered for transport. Thanks to Continental Machinery […]

Continue Reading

Huey at Airport Monday, May 8- 10 AM

/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/websiteitshere.png” alt=”” width=”600″ height=”314″ />Hangar Party tickets will be available. Tickets are $40 for adults aged 12 and up. $15 for kids aged 6-12. The party ticket is all inclusive featuring a meal, beverages, the Huey, flyovers, static displays, a concert by CMA artist Aaron Tippen and dancing to the tunes of Bueler’s Day Off. […]

Continue Reading

AHP Huey Chosen, Awaiting Transfer to BG

Finally! After years of searching and rejections, Aviation Heritage Park has a Huey. Well, not exactly. The bird is not on site. However, one with AHP’s name on it is sitting in the “bone yard” at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, AZ. According to Patricia Ochs, Air Force Display Administrator with the National Museum of […]

Continue Reading

Huey Preps Begin

Three AHP board members should be at the Boneyard soon. Their goal is to prep the Huey by partially disassembling the rotor drive (in this photo) so the height of the Huey will no longer be a problem for transportation. Jerry Cantrell’s Continental Machinery will load her up May 4 for the trip to BG. […]

Continue Reading

Huey ETA Monday, May 8

Three Aviation Heritage Park directors are headed to the Boneyard this week to prepare the UH-1 for its trip to Bowling Green. Gerald Roark, Ray Buckberry and Arnie Franklin will attempt to partially disassemble the rotary drive assembly on the Huey. A problem the AHP board and Jerry Cantrell of Continental Machinery have encountered is […]

Continue Reading

Refurb Continues

Work finished this week on the refurbishment of the T-33, on display in honor of General Russ Dougherty of Glasgow, Commander of the Strategic Air Command. The Mobile Maintenance Shelter was moved to the F-4, known as Phantom 550, the exact plane flown by General Dan Cherry in the Vietnam War when he shot down […]

Continue Reading

Kite Day at Park

Aviation Heritage Park will be holding the annual Kite Day at the Park Sunday, April 23 from 12 noon til 3 pm. Special featured guests are local favorites, the Red River Fiddlers, with two half hour performances. Concessions will be available in the park. Don’t have a kite? No problem! We’ve got some high flying […]

Continue Reading