|AV-8B HARRIER II • Representing, arguably, the greatest breakthroughs in aircraft technology, the Harrier was the first VSTOL-capable (vertical/short takeoff and landing) jet in the Marine inventory, giving MAGTF commanders new flexibility on the battlefield. With the ability to attack anywhere, the Harrier forces the enemy to defend everywhere, exposing vulnerabilities the enemy must divert resources to protect. More »|
|U.S. MARINE CORPS KC-130J HERCULES • The KC-130J Hercules supports U.S. Marine Corps 21st century expeditionary operations by providing air-to-air refueling, rapid ground refueling and logistic support to operating forces. Tactical transportation of personnel or cargo includes aerial delivery or austere landing zone operations. More »|
|FLAGSHIP DETROIT FOUNDATION DC3 • The Flagship Detroit was originally delivered to American Airlines in March of 1937, and has been fully restored to its original condition. It is the oldest DC3 in the world still flying. The DC3 transcended traditional obstacles of distance, geography, and geopolitical borders. Without the DC-3 forming the foundation of the early airline industry, who knows where air travel would be today? More »|
|SB2C HELLDIVER • The West Texas Wing of the Commemorative Air Force proudly presents the world's only flying Curtiss-Wright SB2C Helldiver, the last true Dive Bomber produced for the U.S. Navy. While often maligned by some critics, the SB2C’s were responsible for more ship tonnage sunk during WWII than any other aircraft. More »|
|HH-60L MEDEVAC HELO • This Medevac is known for saving lives on the battle field! The HH-60M Medevac helicopter provides comprehensive modern medical care from the injury site while enroute to a distant hospital. Onboard systems include environmental control system, oxygen generating system, enroute medical care, suction, patient monitors, and an external electrical rescue hoist. More »|
|L-26 COMMANDER • This 1955-vintage Commander is 1 of 15 the U.S. Air Force bought from Aero Commander for use in the Presidential fleet. The story goes: after suffering a stroke and recuperating at his farm in Gettysburg, PA, President Dwight D. Eisenhower instructed his staff to get him an airplane that could take off in Washington, fly the 60 or so miles to Gettysburg, and land at his grass strip. More »|
|RUSSIAN YAK 52 • This is a tricycled-gear, tandem two seater military trainer. It was produced in quite large quantities and sold widely. It offer a very high level of performance; a military-type character; fantastic ruggedness and high agility and aerobatic capabilities, all in a two-seater aircraft with relatively low operating costs. It gives a far better performance than Western aircraft, which is coupled with the very attractive ‘military’ ambience and feel. More »|
|U.S. NAVY C-1A • This C-1A, the only remaining flying Carrier Onboard Delivery aircraft of its kind, was used to ferry personnel, mail and high-priority cargo, such as replacement parts, on and off of aircraft carriers and other naval ships. More »|
|SPOOKY AC-47 GUNSHIP, AMERICAN FLIGHT MUSEUM • "Spooky" is restored as John Levitow's Medal of Honor Douglas AC-47 gunship. Airmen 1st Class John L. Levitow was a AC-47 loadmaster who won the Medal of Honor on a February 24, 1969 mission. The first in a series of gunships developed by the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War, it was felt that more firepower was needed in some situations when ground forces called for close support. More »|
|PANCHITO – B-25 • Sponsored by the DAV, Rag Wings and Radials’ B-25J is restored as "Panchito" that served with the 396 Bomb Squadron, 41st Bomb Group, 7th Air Force, stationed in the Central Pacific. The North American B-25 was one of the most famous twin-engine medium bombers used in World War II. More »|
|LOCKHEED L-12 • The Lockheed Model 12 Electra Junior, more commonly known as the Lockheed 12 or L-12, is an 8-seat, 6-passenger all-metal twin-engine transport aircraft of the late 1930s designed for use by small airlines, companies, and wealthy private individuals. Lockheed built a total of 130 ending production in 1941. This aircraft appeared in the 2009 movie Amelia as a stand-in for the Electra 10E used by Earhart in her round-the-world flight attempt.|
|THE C-54 BERLIN AIRLIFT MUSEUM • Dedicated to preserving the memory and legacy of the Berlin Airlift of 1948-1949. This restored Douglas C-54E transport aircraft, "SPIRIT OF FREEDOM" represents the 48th Troop Carrier Squadron, one of many groups which carried out the Airlift.. More »|
|OV-1 MOHAWK • A one-of-a-kind design, the OV-1 was built by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps as battlefield surveillance aircraft. With a radar unit mounted under the aircraft it was the first turboprop plane to enter U.S. Army service. The OV-1 was operational until 1996. More »|
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