B-17 “Flying Fortress”

B-17 “Flying Fortress”

  The B-17 will be the feature aircraft for February’s Aircraft of the Month. See more information on Aircraft of the Month Here. Boeing B-17G-90-DL “Flying Fortress” S/N 44-83663 Crew:  Ten Engines:  Four Wright Cyclone R-1820-97 radial; 1,200...
Introducing Aircraft of the Month

Introducing Aircraft of the Month

Hill Aerospace Museum is excited to launch our Aircraft of the Month program! Each month the Hill Aerospace Museum will open one aircraft for a close up and in depth experience! On Friday January 25, 2019 we will have the A-10 “Warthog” open from 10:00am...
Forrest Jones, Volunteer of the Quarter

Forrest Jones, Volunteer of the Quarter

Forrest Jones, Volunteer of the Quarter Forrest Jones Forrest Jones was born in Merced, California in 1942. From there his family moved to Fresno where he was raised and attended school. Forrest worked hard his entire life in jobs ranging from auto parts delivery,...
A Special Visitor at the Hill Aerospace Museum

A Special Visitor at the Hill Aerospace Museum

Omeara Daniels, a 95 1/2 year old woman from Brigham City, Utah visited the Hill Aerospace Museum to talk about her experiences in the early 1940’s working for Boeing in Burbank, California building B-17’s for the World War II effort. Omeara worked in a...
Featuring Scary Science at the Hill Aerospace Museum

Featuring Scary Science at the Hill Aerospace Museum

In honor of Halloween, the Hill Aerospace Museum Educators are hosting Scary Science! These classes will be offered October 24-27, & 31 at 11:00am and 2:00pm. These classes are first come first served with a room capacity of 30 people. Scary Science will take kids...
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...
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...
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...
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...