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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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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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