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Curtiss JN-4D “Jenny”

Curtiss JN-4D “Jenny”

Curtiss JN-4D “Jenny” N5001 (S/N 5002)   Crew:                                                 Two Engines:                                            One Curtiss OX-5 reciprocating V-8 of 500 cu in; 90 hp Upper Wingspan:                           43 ft 7 3/8 in Lower...

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C-119 “Flying Boxcar”

C-119 “Flying Boxcar”

Fairchild C-119G “Flying Boxcar” RCAF S/N 22107 Crew:                                  Four Engines:                             Two Wright R-3350-85 Cyclone Twin-row 18 cylinder radials; 3,400 hp each Wingspan:                         109 ft 4 in...

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B-52G “Stratofortress”

B-52G “Stratofortress”

Boeing B-52 G-100-BW “Stratofortress” S/N: 58-0191   Crew:                                  Six Engines:                             Eight P&W J57-P-43WB turbojets, 13,750 lbs thrust each w/ water injection Wingspan:                         185 ft 0 in...

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B-29 “Superfortress”

B-29 “Superfortress”

Boeing B-29-55-MO “Superfortress” S/N 44-86408 Crew:                                  9-14 Engines:                             Four Wright R-3350-23 radial; 2,200 hp each Wingspan:                         141 ft 3 in Length:                               99 ft 0 in...

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The F-16A is Getting a New Look

The F-16A is Getting a New Look

Known as "Little Precious," the Museum is painting an F-16A to its original test paint scheme. To prepare for the work, the aircraft was moved from the Museum airpark. Little Precious is currently displayed with the operational paint scheme (the gray coloring)....

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F-15A “Eagle”

F-15A “Eagle”

McDonnell Douglas F-15A-19-MC "Eagle" S/N 77-0090 Crew:   One Engines:   Two Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-100 turbofans; 23,950lbs thrust each in afterburner Wingspan:   42 ft 9 3/4 in Length:   63 ft 9 in Height:   18 ft 5 1/2 in Weight:   empty: 27,000 lbs; max:...

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P-40 “Warhawk”

P-40 “Warhawk”

Curtiss P-40N-5-CU "Warhawk" S/N 42-105270 Crew:   One Engine:   One Allison V-1710-81 inline reciprocating; 1,200 hp Wingspan:   37 ft 4 in Length:   33 ft 4 in Height:   12 ft 4 in Weight:   6,300 lbs empty; 8,850 lbs loaded Speed:   350 mph at 16,400 feet; 290 mph...

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MH-53M Pave Low IV

MH-53M Pave Low IV

Crew:  Six - 2 pilots, 2 flight engineers, and 2 aerial gunners Armament:  Three 7.62 mm mini-guns or three .50 cal machine guns Engines:  Two General Electric T64-GE-100 engines, 4,330 shaft hp ea Rotor Diameter:  72 ft Length:  88 ft Height:  25 ft Speed:  165 mph...

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