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9/11 Memorial Ride Event at Ames, IA

09/09/2021 @ 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM


Friends of Army Aviation will be in Ames, IA on September 9, 10 and 12, 2021.  The Huey will be conducting a ride event on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday.  No rides will occur on September 11, 2021 due to the high volume of air traffic to attend the Iowa vs Iowa State football game.

All minors under the age of 16 must be accompanied on the ride by a parent or legal guardian. Children 16-17 may ride alone with a parent or legal guardians written permission.

Helicopter ride tickets may be purchased either online or at the ride event.  Online tickets may be purchased up to 1 day prior to the event. After this point online sales will not be available and will indicate that tickets are not available. However, tickets may still be purchased at the ride event.

  • Onsite Tickets: Tickets may be purchased at the ride event using cash or credit card. Please purchase your ticket not later than 2 hours prior to the published end of the event time.
  • Online tickets: Tickets are good for 1 ride on 1 day of the ride event. Please plan to arrive not later than 2 pm to be processed for the ride. Online ticket sales are not available the day of the ride event.
  • Check flight times: Once you have been processed you will be given a color-coded wrist band along with a number (example Royal Blue 10). On our website , using the tab labeled “times” and you can check your flight schedule for your show time, briefing time and your flight takeoff time. With this information we ask that you be at our designated briefing tent not later than 30 minutes prior to your scheduled briefing time. Please check our website “times” tab as the times are updated as flights takeoff.

September 9,10, and 12 in Ames, IA and September 11 in Boone, IA 8:30 AM until 5:30 PM

Heck Yeah, we fly with the doors Open

Online ticket sales may not currently be available but plenty of seats are available at the event so please come out and join us.


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8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Ames, IA
2520 Airport Dr
Ames, Iowa 50010
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