Huey UH-1B, DAV Chapter 59, Hamlet, NC
Posted by: NCDaywalker
N 34° 52.569 W 079° 43.588
17S E 616390 N 3860048
Quick Description: In front of the DAV chapter 59 meeting house, a Huey is on display.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/31/2009 5:04:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM6X7M
The work horse helicopter for Army Aviation groups, the Huey has proud heritage just as those who flew them. Whether flying as a slick or armed to the teeth as a gunship, it carried men in harm's way and brought them out. We owe a debt of gratitude to these brave men who have fought and defended our way of life.
Type of Aircraft: (make/model): Huey
Tail Number: (S/N): DAV 59
Construction:: original aircraft
Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): DAV chapter 59 meeting house NC 177 South of Hamlet, NC
inside / outside: outside
Other Information:: Not listed
Access restrictions: Not listed
Photo of aircraft (required - will be interesting to see if the aircraft is ever repainted or progress if being restored)
Photo of serial number (required unless there is not one or it is a replica)
Photo(s) of any artwork on the aircraft (optional but interesting)
Tell why you are visiting this waymark along with any other interesting facts or personal experiences about the aircraft not already mentioned.