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C-140B “JetStar”

C-140B “JetStar”

Lockheed C-140B "JetStar" S/N 62-4201 Crew:   Three Engines:   Four Pratt & Whitney J60-P-5 turbojets Wingspan:   53 ft 8 1/2 in Length:   60 ft 6 in Height:   20 ft 6 in Weight:   empty: 22,500 lbs; max: 40,470 lbs Speed:   max: 573 mph; cruise: 526 mph Range:  ...

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B-1B “Lancer”

B-1B “Lancer”

Boeing B-1B "Lancer" S/N 83-0070 Crew:   Four (Aircraft Commander, Pilot, Offensive Systems Operator, and Defensive Systems Operator) Engines:   Four General Electric F101-GE-102 afterburning turbofans; 30,000 lbs. thrust each Wingspan:   137 ft fully spread (15°...

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Wright Flyer

Wright Flyer

Wright 1903 Flyer 3/4 scale Replica Hill Aerospace Museum has a 3/4 scale 1903 Wright Flyer. The Wright Flyer was born on December 17, 1903 at the Kill Devil Hills Sand dunes on the barrier island of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina when Orville and Wilbur Wright changed...

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P-51D “Mustang”

P-51D “Mustang”

North American P-51D "Mustang" S/N 44-13371 Crew:   One Engine:   One Rolls Royce (Packard) Merlin V-1650-7; 1,720 hp Wingspan:   37 ft 5/16 in Length:   32 ft 3 5/16 in Height:   8 ft 8 in Weight:   empty 6,585 lbs; gross 11,054 lbs Speed:   max 437 mph at 25,000 ft...

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C-124C “Globemaster II”

C-124C “Globemaster II”

Douglas C-124C "Globemaster II" S/N 53-0050 Crew:   Eight Engines:   Four Pratt & Whitney R4360-63A radials; 3,800 hp each Wingspan:   174 ft 1 in Length:   130 ft 0 in Height:   48 ft 4 in Weight:   max: 216,000 lbs Speed:   max: 271 mph at sea level; 230 mph at...

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F-16A “Fighting Falcon”

F-16A “Fighting Falcon”

General Dynamics F-16A "Fighting Falcon" S/N 79-0388 Crew:   One Engine:   One Pratt & Whitney F-100-PW-200 turbofan; 23,830 lbs thrust in afterburner Wingspan:   32 ft 9 1/2 in Length:   49 ft 3 1/2 in Height:   16 ft 8 1/2 in Weight:   empty: 16,285 lbs; combat:...

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B-17 “Flying Fortress”

B-17 “Flying Fortress”

Boeing B-17G-90-DL "Flying Fortress" S/N 44-83663 Crew:  Ten Engines:  Four Wright Cyclone R-1820-97 radial; 1,200 hp each Wingspan:  103 ft 9 3/8 in Length:  74 ft 4 in Height:  19 ft 3 in Weight:  empty: 36,135 lbs; maximum: 72,000 lbs Speed:  cruise: 182 mph;...

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