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Museum of Aviation

Museum of Aviation
Museum of Aviation
The Museum of Aviation is the second-largest aerospace museum of the United States Air Force. The museum is located just outside Warner Robins, Georgia, and near Robins Air Force Base. It has a total of five different buildings containing 93 different aircraft on . The SR-71A Blackbird on display is the current record holder for flight airspeed. Serial number 61-7958 set an absolute speed record of on July 28, 1976, which stands today.[1]

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Aircraft on Display

Bombers

  • North American B-25J "Mitchell"
  • Douglas (B-26C) A-26C "Invader"
  • Boeing B-29B "Superfortress"
  • Boeing B-52D "Stratofortress"
  • Martin RB-57A "Canberra"

Cargo Aircraft

  • Lockheed AC-130 "Spectre" Gunship
  • DeHallivand C-7A "Caribou"
  • Beechcraft C-45G "Expeditor"
  • Curtis C-46 "Commando"
  • Douglas C-47A "Skytrain"
  • Douglas C-54G "Skymaster"
  • Lockheed C-60 "Lodestar"
  • Fairchild C-119B "Flying Boxcar"
  • Douglas C-124C "Globemaster" II

Fighters

  • Cessna Cessna A-37A "Dragonfly"
  • McDonnell-Douglas F-4C "Phantom II"
  • McDonnell-Douglas F-4D "Phantom II" MiG Killer
  • Lockheed F-80C "Shooting Star"
  • Republic F-84F "Thunderstreak"
  • Northrop F-89J "Scorpion"
  • McDonnell F-101B "Voodoo"
  • Lockheed F-104A "Starfighter"
  • Convair F-106A "Delta Dart"
  • MiG-17 "Fresco"
  • Curtiss P-40N "Warhawk"

  • North American P-51D "Mustang"
  • McDonnell-Douglas F-15A "Eagle"
  • Republic F-84E "Thunderjet"
  • North America F-86H "Sabre"
  • N. American F-100C "Super Sabre"
  • Convair F-102A "Delta Dagger"
  • Republic F-105G "Thunderchief"
  • General Dynamics F-111E "Aardvark"
  • BAE Lightning Mk.53
  • McDonnell RF-101C "Voodoo"
  • General Dynamics F-16A "Fighting Falcon" Former USAF Thunderbird

Helicopters

Missiles and Drones

Trainers

  • North American T-6G "Texan"
  • North American T-28 "Trojan"
  • Lockheed T-33A "Shooting Star"
  • Cessna T-37B "Tweety Bird"
  • Northrop T-38A "Talon"

Special Aircraft

  • Grumman HU-16B "Albatross"
  • Cessna L-19A/O-1E "Bird Dog"
  • Cessna O-2A "Super Skymaster"
  • Lockheed SR-71A "Blackbird"
  • Lockheed U-2D "Dragon Lady"
  • Cessna U-3B "Blue Canoe"
  • Rockwell U-4B "Aero Commander"

  • DeHavilland U-6A "Beaver"
  • Helio U-10D "Super Courier"
  • Aeronca Champ 7AC
  • 1896 Chanute Glider
  • Epps 1912 Monoplane
  • Laister-Kauffman TG-4A "Yankee Doodle"
  • Rockwell OV-10 "Bronco"

Gallery

Image:F4phantomRobins.JPG|F4 Phantom II at entrance to the museum Image:B1BomberRobinsAFB.JPG|B1 Bomber at entrance to the museum Image:F15museumRobinsAFB.JPG|F15 Eagle inside main entrance Image:P51RobinsAFB.JPG|North American P51D Mustang Image:RobinsAFBspitfire.JPG|Curtiss P40N Image:SR71Robins.JPG|SR-71A Blackbird in hangar (#61 7958) Image:U2RobinsAFB.JPG|Lockheed U2 in hangar (#66682) Image:SR71Robins2.JPG|SR-71A Blackbird in hangar Image:RobinsAFB_B29.JPG|B-29 Superfortress Image:RobinsAFBbackyard.JPG|Airplanes in rear of museum Image:RobinsAFBbackyard2.JPG|Airplanes in rear of museum Image:RobinsAFBbackyard3.JPG|Airplanes in rear of museum

Other Air Force museums

See: National Museum of the United States Air Force and National Museum of the USAF #Other Air Force museums

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