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February 27, 2017

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 Range:   combat: 1000 miles w/ 2 drop tanks; […]

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February 21, 2017

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 10,000 ft Range:   4,030 miles (with 26,375 lbs of cargo) […]

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February 14, 2017

Gen. (Ret.) Robert C. Oaks was honored today at the Hill Aerospace Museum byy Community Nursing Services of Utah. His certificate read, “In appreciation of your tireless efforts of our United States Armed Forces. We honor your service, your courage, and most of all your sacrifices. Your dedication to the United States of America, its […]

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February 13, 2017

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: 25,281 lbs; max: 37,500 lbs Speed:   max: 1,345 mph (Mach 2.05); […]

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February 9, 2017

Carl Wolfram Plane Talk — February 4, 2017 — The Other Side of the Story An awesome Plane Talk last Saturday! Carl Wolfram, an Ogden resident, spoke at Hill Aerospace Museum’s Plane Talk Series. As a young, curious boy in Hammelburg, Germany, Carl snuck away from his mother and ran out of an air raid […]

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