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Up, up and away: "Huey" helicopter ride-along at the 2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show

Video producer Ashley Jean Reese rode along on a UH-1 Iroquois "Huey" military utility helicopter at the 2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show on Saturday, April 29, 2017. The helicopter was previously flown in the Vietnam War and possibly Dessert Storm, according to a volunteer at the event. Ride along with her as the helicopter flies over Beaufort.

Local Military News

Take a sneak peek at the Navy's new virtual reality trailer

We tag along with a couple of Beaufort Marines as they try out the Navy's new virtual reality trailer on April 28, 2017. The 53-foot trailer -- which is used as a recruiting tool for the Navy -- puts you in command of a river attack boat on a mission to extract a team of SEALs, and is one of the attractions for attendees of this weekend's Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Air Show.

Beaufort News

Are those Navy SEALS storming out of a semi?

The US Navy ‘Nimitz’ has 8 kiosks for ‘briefings’ after which participants will don an Oculus Rift headset and a SubPac vest for a virtual reality experience. Staff can move about 60 participants per hour through the mission. The truck will make its fourth appearance when it arrives at this year’s MCAS Beaufort Air Show.

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Up, up and away: "Huey" helicopter ride-along at the 2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show

Video producer Ashley Jean Reese rode along on a UH-1 Iroquois "Huey" military utility helicopter at the 2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show on Saturday, April 29, 2017. The helicopter was previously flown in the Vietnam War and possibly Dessert Storm, according to a volunteer at the event. Ride along with her as the helicopter flies over Beaufort.
Ashley Jean Reese Staff video
Up, up and away: 2:13

Up, up and away: "Huey" helicopter ride-along at the 2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show

Take a sneak peek at the Navy's new virtual reality trailer 1:19

Take a sneak peek at the Navy's new virtual reality trailer

What are this Blue Angel's favorite maneuvers? 0:51

What are this Blue Angel's favorite maneuvers?

The Angels have arrived! 0:23

The Angels have arrived!