Hill Aerospace Museum Aircraft
Boeing B-17G-90-DL “Flying Fortress”
Hill Aerospace Museum is proud to display a B-17G. In 1987, the B-17 aircraft in the Hill Aerospace Museum was obtained by Ogden businessman John. A Lindquist, who also serves on the Board of Directors for the Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah.
McDonnell Douglas F-15A-19-MC “Eagle”
The F-15A was manufactured by McDonnell Douglas and accepted by the United States Air Force in October 1978. In early 1994, the F-15 was retired, logging 3,500 flight hours. The aircraft arrived at the Hill Aerospace Museum in late March 1994.
The B-1B at the Hill Aerospace Museum arrived at Hill Air Force Base in February 2003. Nicknamed “7 Wishes” the aircraft was gained into the United States Air Force from Rockwell International in April 1986. The B-1B is a long-range, multi-mission bomber that began serving the United States Air Force in 1985.
Located at the Hill Aerospace Museum, the B-29 “Straight Flush” was one of 531 B-29’s manufactured by the Glen L. Martin Company in Omaha, Nebraska. This aircraft was delivered to the United States Air Force on August 6, 1945–the same day that the Enola Gay, also a B-29 aircraft, dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.
Curtiss P-40N-5-CU “Warhawk”
In May 1939, following evaluation trials in competition with other pursuit prototypes, the XP-40 was declared the most acceptable. An order for 524 P-40s was placed. The production continued with the P-40B which is similar to the British Tomahawk II. The P-40N at the Hill Aerospace Museum is actually a composite of two aircraft.
Fairchild A-10A “Thunderbolt II”
The A-10A was manufactured by Fairchild Republic Aviation and delivered to the United States Air Force in June 1975. The aircraft in the Hill Aerospace Museum is one of the first six A-10As produced, all of which were used for Development Test and Evaluation, DT&E.
North American P-51D “Mustang”
The P-51 located in the Hill Aerospace Museum was fabricated by Kal Aero, an aircraft restoration firm in California. The aircraft was painted to reflect the exact coloring of Colonel Chelsey Peterson’s P-51 names the “Audrey” after Col. Peterson’s wife.
General Dynamics F-16A “Fighting Falcon”
The F-16A, proudly displayed in the Hill Air Force Base Museum, was manufactured by the Fort Worth Division of General Dynamics in Fort Worth, Texas. The F-16 was introduced in August of 1978, and is still being used by the United States Air Force today.