A 1970s Australian Huey Helicopter will soon call the Merredin Military Museum home after the museum was successful in an application to secure the historic helicopter.
The Australian Government released six Hueys to various organisations across the country, so that the Huey can go on public display.
The Huey helicopter obtained by the Merredin Military Museum is the same model used during the Vietnam War; however does not have Vietnam history.
Now the museum has the monumental task of fundraising about $20,000 to cover costs to transport the helicopter from Damascus Barracks in Brisbane to Merredin.
Merredin Military Museum manager Rob Endersbee said they were in the midst of planning some fundraising ideas to cover the costs.
If anyone would like to make a donation towards this project can call Mr Endersbee on 0429 411 204.
The museum is in the process of becoming a deductible gift recipient (DGR) organisation which will allow people to claim tax deductions when making a donation.
Mr Endersbee said the Huey will be a huge drawcard for the area and he hoped to have it in the museum within the next six months.