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UH-1 “HUEY” Helicopter Returns to Cantigny

Presented by Cantigny Park at Cantigny Park, Wheaton IL

Sep 01 - 30 2021
UH-1 “HUEY” Helicopter Returns to Cantigny

Vietnam-era chopper on outdoor exhibit through September

The Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter, or “Huey,” was the workhorse for Army assault units in Vietnam. Its body style and rotor sound made it one of the most recognized aircraft in the world. The UH-1 was the first turbine powered helicopter to enter production for the U.S. military and entered service in 1959.

Different configurations of the UH-1 were deployed in Vietnam in a variety of roles, including troop transport, air assault, command and control, and evacuation of the wounded. With its

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ADMISSION INFO

Entry is included with Cantigny’s $5 parking fee. Face coverings are currently required inside the museum, regardless of COVID-vaccination status. More information is online FDMuseum.org.

Contact: 630.260.8162

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

The First Division Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm, with extended hours until 8 pm on Wednesdays.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Cantigny Park

1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189

PARKING INFO

Cantigny’s regular daily parking fee is $5 per car. Parking is free on the first Wednesday of every month. On Saturdays and Sundays, May through September, parking is $10. The $10 rate also applies on Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day. Parking is free at all times for Cantigny Park members, Honor Club members, and those attending ticketed events or other fee-based programs.

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