UH-1P Huey (64-15493)
The HH-3E on display at the Air Park was manufactured by the Sikorsky Aircraft Division of United Aircraft Corporation at Stratford, Conn., and delivered to the Air Force on May 31, 1966. It was a much traveled aircraft with service at various locations in Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, the Philippines and the United States until it was retired and put on display in the Air Park in May 1992.
MH-53M PAVE LOW (68-10928)
The MH-53M on display at the Air Park was manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft, Bridgeport, Conn., and delivered to the Air Force on July 2, 1970. It was a much-traveled aircraft with assignments at various locations in Thailand, Germany, United Kingdom, Philippines, and South Korea. This helicopter took part in the May 1975 Mayaguez Rescue operation and sustained major battle damage to the engine, rotor blades, and instrument panel. The legacy of tail number 68-10928 came to a close in the hands of Maj. Frank Cooper, 20th Special Operations Squadron, who piloted the MH-53 on its final flight July 29, 2007 in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. The aircraft was retired and put on display in the Air Park on December 3, 2007.