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Summer Education Schedule

Summer Education Schedule

The Hill Aerospace Museum is excited to announce the Marc Reynolds Center for Education will be hosting daily classes for visitors! These classes are recommended for children 6+ and are first come first serve. We offer helicopters and rockets for younger kids to...

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CH-21C “Workhorse”

CH-21C “Workhorse”

Vertol CH-21C-VL "Workhorse" S/N 56-2142 Crew:   Three Engine:   One Wright R-1820-103 radial; 1,425 hp Rotor Diameter:   44 ft 0 in Length:   52 ft 7 in Height:   15 ft 4 in Weight:   13,500 lbs max; USAF-set limit: 11,500 lbs Speed:   cruise: 90 mph; max: 132 mph...

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NC-130B “Hercules”

NC-130B “Hercules”

Lockheed NC-130B "Hercules" S/N 57-0526 Crew:   Five Engines:   Four Allison T56-A-7 turboprops; 4,050 hp each Wingspan:   132 ft 7 in Length:   97 ft 9 in Height:   38 ft 3 in Weight:   empty: 72,892 lbs; gross: 135,000 lbs; max: 175,000 lbs Speed:   cruise: 328 mph;...

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KC-135E “Stratotanker

KC-135E “Stratotanker

The photo featured shows the KC-135E's final flight. The KC-135 at the Hill Aerospace Museum was originally manufactured by Boeing Aircraft as an "A" model. The United States Air Force obtained the aircraft in January 1959 where it was assigned to the 901st Air...

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C-123K “Provider”

C-123K “Provider”

Fairchild-Chase C-123K "Provider" S/N 54-610 Crew:   Two to four Engines:   Two Pratt & Whitney R-2800 radials (2,500 hp each); two auxiliary General Electric J85 turbojets (2,850 lbs thrust each) Wingspan:   110 ft 0 in Length:   76 ft 3 in Height:   34 ft 6 in...

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F-4C “Phantom II”

F-4C “Phantom II”

McDonnell Douglas F-4C "Phantom II" S/N 64-0664 Crew:   Two Engines:   Two General Electric J79-GE-15 turbojets; 17,000 lbs thrust each in afterburner Wingspan:   38 ft 4 7/8 in Length:   58 ft 3 3/4 in Height:   16 ft 3 in Weight:   max: 58,000 lbs; empty: 28,496 lbs...

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A-10A “Thunderbolt II”

A-10A “Thunderbolt II”

Fairchild A-10A "Thunderbolt II" S/N 73-1666 Crew:  One Engines:  Two General Electric TF34-GE-100A turbofans; 9,065 lbs thrust each Wingspan:  57 ft 6 in Length:  53 ft 4 in Height:  14 ft 8 in Weight:  max: 50,000 lbs Speed:  max: 450 mph; cruise: 335 mph Range: ...

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C-54 G “Skymaster”

C-54 G “Skymaster”

Douglas C-54G-1-DO "Skymaster" S/N 45-0502 Crew:  Six Engines:  Four Pratt & Whitney R-2000-9; 1,450 hp each Wingspan:  117 ft 6 in Length:  93 ft 10 in Height:  27 ft 6 in Weight:  38,930 empty; 62,000 lbs normal load; 73,000 lbs maximum Speed:  190 mph cruise;...

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B-25J “Mitchell”

B-25J “Mitchell”

North American B-25J "Mitchell" S/N 44-86772 Crew:  Five Engines:  Two Wright R-2600-13 Double Cyclone radial; 1,700 hp each Wingspan:  67 ft 7 in Length:  53 ft 5 3/4 in Height:  16 ft 4 3/4 in Weight:  21,100 lbs empty; 33,500 lbs. loaded; 41,800 maximum Speed:  230...

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SR-71C “Blackbird”

SR-71C “Blackbird”

Lockheed SR-71C "Blackbird" S/N 61-7981 Crew:   Two Engines:   Two Pratt & Whitney J58 turbojet engines; 32,500 lbs thrust each in afterburner Wingspan:   55 ft 7 in Length:   107 ft 5 in Height:   18 ft 6 in Weight:   max: 170,000 lbs Speed:   Mach 3+ (over 2,000...

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