January 5, 1945 – 72 years ago Bell Helicopter Chief Pilot Floyd Carlson performed the first Mercy Flight mission in a Bell Helicopter. Chief Test Pilot Jack Woolams bailed out of a P-59A Airacomet and rescuers could not reach him by road due to a snow storm. Carlson flew a doctor out to the stranded pilot in poor weather conditions saving his life.
Hours of Operation
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Wednesday through Sunday
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and holidays. (more info)
Group tours available by appointment.
Niagara Aerospace Museum
9990 Porter Road
Niagara Falls International Airport
Niagara Falls, New York 14304
Library and Restoration Center:
Active Military: $4.00
Students w/ID: $4.00
Kids 5-15: $3.00
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