WBKO and Hughes & Coleman’s Hometown hero is Aviation Heritage Park board member and chair of the restoration committee, Gerald Roark.
What’s going on with AHP
It was a cold day on December 16 but we had a few guys stop by to take a look at #160, and share some pictures from Vietnam. Restoration activities will cease until after the first of the year. Everybody is busy so we won’t be doing any work until 2018. The crew also needs […]
Aviation Heritage Park has started to restore the recently acquired UH-1 Huey on loan from the Air Force for display in the park. The Huey will honor regional Vietnam veterans and tell the heroic story of Col. Raymond Nutter. Many area businesses and supporters have provided a helping hand with donations and gifts of volunteerism. […]
AHP has lost a good friend. LCDR Richard “Brad” Bradberry USN (RET) passed away Wednesday, March 28 in New Mexico. Brad came to AHP while we were researching the history of Johnny Magda, and provided the insight that only a fighter pilot who flew F9F Panthers could have. LCDR Bradberry was flying on Magda’s wing […]
NEW DATE: Celebrate Memorial Day with us by coming to Aviation Heritage Park! Enjoy a free movie under the stars and in front of five War Birds at dusk (8 pm-ish) on Saturday, May 28 at Aviation Heritage Park. We will be showing Academy Award winner Bridges at Toko-Ri. Released in 1954 this classic war […]
Who can resist seeing Gregory Peck star as General Savage, a young general who, toward the end of 1942, takes command of a bomber group operating from a base in England and elevates it from bleak depression to a peak of aggressiveness and pride. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards and won two. […]
Aviation Heritage Park was featured on an episode of “Kentucky Life” first airing November 2013. Kentucky Life (#1905) Camp Nelson Honor Guard/West Liberty Monument/Aviation Heritage Park/Heroic Horse Kentucky Life salutes America’s veterans. The Camp Nelson Honor Guard is the resident volunteer guard of Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Jessamine County; a West Liberty monument honors […]
Aviation Heritage Park now has available the opportunity to have you or someone who you wish to honor or memorialize’s name on a brick at the park. Brick engraving can be ordered online or by mail. Visit the personalized brick page here to learn more!