Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   
Warplane Survivors USA: Missouri

Missouri Warplanes

Data current to 20 April 2020.

 (Captain Timothy Reinhart, USAF Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle fighters from the 110th Fighter Squadron, 131st Fighter Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, in flight over the “Gateway arch” monument, St. Louis, Missouri, 2008.

 (US Army Air Service Photo)

Curtiss JN-4D Jenny, the first plane used by the Missouri Air National Guard.  It was purchased by the officers and men of the 110th Observation Squadron in 1923.

 (NMUSAF Photo)

North American TB-25N Mitchell (originally B-25J-20-NC), (Serial No. 44-29444), Missouri Air National Guard, 1956.

 (Rob Schleiffert Photo)

McDonnell F-4E Phantom II, 110th Tactical Fighter Squadron of the 131st Tactical Fighter Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, St. Louis, 1987.

 (Capt. Timothy Reinhart, USAF Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagles (Serial Nos. 80-0043 and 81-0025) from the 110th Fighter Squadron, 131st Fighter Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, in flight over their home base at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, St. Louis, 2008.

 (Master Sgt. Debbie Helm, USAF Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle fighter,  110th Fighter Squadron, 131st Fighter Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, 2001.

 (USAF Photo)

Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit operated by the 110th Bomb Squadron, MO ANG, Whiteman AFB, Knob Noster.

Missouri Warplane Survivors

Branson, Veterans Memorial Museum, 1250 West 76 Country Music Boulevard, 65616.

 (kjfishman Photo)

Lockheed P2V Harpoon (Serial No.), mounted on a pylon display at the Lost Treasure Mini Golf.

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 44-60356), F-JH, replica, “Donna K”, mounted on a pylon.

Cape Giradeu, Regional Airport.

 (Carmelo Turdo Photos)

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk (BuNo. 152861), A-706, C/N 13507, VT-7, CTW-1, mounted on pedestals.  On loan from the NMNA.


 (BruceS Photo)

Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter (Serial No. 0-61193), mountedon a pylon at the General John Riggs Veterans Park.

Chillcothe, Municipal Airport, 715 Washington, 64601.

 (BruceS Photo)

 (Carmelo Turdo Photo)

Republic F-105B Thunderchief (Serial No. 57-5817), HI, mounted on two pylons.


 (Dave Miller Photos)

Supermarine Seafire F Mk. XV, RN (Serial No. PR503), Reg. No. N503PR. Owned by Wes Stricker and based at Columbia, Missouri. Potentially airworthy but not flown for some time.  She wears the codes PR503 / -K to replicate the markings she wore whilst serving with Royal Canadian Navy No. 803 Squadron during the late 1940s.


Bell AH-1 Cobra helicopter (Serial No. 68-15018), VFW Post 6043.


Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-17F Fresco/PZL-Mielec Lim-5, C/N 1C1020, Reg. No. N117MG.


 (Terrence Culton Photo)

 (Carmelo Turdo Photo)

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 51-9422), dedicated to Major Julius V. Santschi of Festus, American Legion Post 253.


 (Carmelo Turdo Photo)

McDonnell F-101B Voodoo (Serial No. 58-0269), James J. Eagan Civic Center.

Forsyth, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5168.

BellAH-1 Cobra Helicopter (Serial No.).

Jefferson City, Museum of Missouri Military History

Bell AH-1 Cobra Helicopter (Serial No.).

 (MMH Photo)

Lockheed C-130A Hercules (Serial No 55-0037), c/n 182-3064, on loan from NMUSAF.  Previously on display at the Octave Chanute Air Museum in Rantoul, Illinois.

 (Author Photo)

 (Wampa-One Photo)

 (Carmelo Turdo Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II (Serial No. 68-0465), "Rose's Bang", two MiG kills, previously mounted on a pylon at Jefferson Barracks.

 (Queens Blessing Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle (Serial No.), mounted on a concrete pylon.

 (Carmelo Turdo Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle (Serial No. 76-0094), Jefferson City, Ike Skelton National Guard Training Center.

North American P-51D-20NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-64122), ex-Swedish Air Force, “Kansas City Kitty”, Reg. No. N339TH, Wes Stricker.

Kansas City, Airline History Museum Inc., 201 NW Lou Holland Drive, Hangar 9, Kansas City Downtown Airport, 64116-4223.

Douglas DC-3-362, Reg. No. NC1945.

 (MSGT Michael A. Kaplan, USAF Photo)

Lockheed L-1049H-82 Super-G Constellation, Reg. No. N6937C.

Martin 4-0-4 “Skyliner Kansas City”, Reg. No. N145S.

Kansas City, National WWI Museum, Liberty Memorial, 100 West 28th  Street, 64108-4616.

DH-2, replica

Fokker D.VII, replica.

Nieuport 12, replica.

Kansas City, TriStar History and Preservation, Inc.

Lockheed L-1011-385-3 TriStar 500 (msn 1241, ex CS-TMR), Reg. No. N91011, former TAP Air Portugal aircraft to be preserved in TWA colours.

McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83), (msn 49575), Reg. No. N948TW, "Wings of Pride", to be preserved in its original TWA colours.

Kansas City

 (iconions Photo)

Douglas DC-3 (Serial No.), Reg. No. NC5931), mounted on the roof of the Roasterie - a coffee and tea wholesaler and retailer located at 1204 W. 27th Street.

Knob Knoster, Whiteman AFB, 65305-5000.

 (Hector Vazauez Photo) 

 (Jason Wysong Photo)

Bell UH-1F Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 65-7941).

 (Jason Wysong Photo)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

Boeing B-29A Superfortress (Serial No. 44-61671), "The Great Artiste".

 (Jason Wysong Photo)

 (Hector Vazquez Photos)

Boeing KC-97L Stratotanker (Serial No. 53-0327).

Boeing B-47B Stratojet (Serial No. 51-2120).

 (Terrence Culton Photo)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

Boeing B-52D Stratofortress (Serial No. 56-0683).

 (Jason Wysong Photo)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Serial No. 76-0530).

 (Jason Wysong Photo)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

General Dynamics FB-111A Aardvark (Serial No. 69-6509).

 (Senior Master Sgt. Mary-Dale Amison, US National Guard Photos)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

McDonnell F-4 Phantom II (Serial No. 68-0338), SL.

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

McDonnell Douglas GF-15A Eagle (Serial No. 76-0088).

 (Author Photos)

North American F-100D Super Sabre (Serial No. 55-3667), SL, mounted on a pylon.

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

North American F-100D Super Sabre (Serial No. 55-3667), SL, "Misty".

 (Jason Wysong Photo)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

Northrop T-38 Talon (Serial No. 62-3640).

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

Bell AH-1S Cobra (Serial No. 0-23515), Missouri Army National Guard, Whiteman Air Force Base.

Lee's Summit, Municipal Airport

 (Carmelo Turdo Photo)

Maryland Heights, Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum, Dauster Flying Field, Creve Coeur Airport, 3127 Creve Couer Mill Road, 63146.

Aeronca C-3.

Antonov An-2 Colt.

Antonov An-2 Colt.

Boeing Stearman.

Cessna 170.

Curtiss Air Sedan.

Culver Dart.

Curtiss Robin.

Curtiss JN-4D Canuck.

 (TimVickers Photo)

Cutiss Travel Air 16E.

De Havilland DH 89 Dragon Rapide.

Driggs Dart.

Fairchild CBA.

Fairchild KR-21.

Fairchild KR-31.

 (TimVickers Photo)

 (Carmelo Turdo Photos)

Flagg F-13.

Hisso Standard.



Monocoupe Clipwing.

Monocoupe 90.

Mooney Mite.

Naval Aircraft Factory N3N-3 Yellow Peril.

Nicolas-Beazley NB-8G.

North American AT-6 Texan (Serial No.).

Pietenpohl Air Camper.

Piper Vagabond.

 (TimVickers Photo)

Ryan PT-22 STA Ranger.

 (TimVickers Photo)

Shavrov SH-2 seaplane, Aeroflot.

 (TimVickers Photo)

Standard J1,

St. Louis Cardinal, project.

Stinson SM-8A.

Timm Collegiate.

 (RuthAS Photo)

Travel Air 2000.

Travel Air 4000, project.

Waco ARE.

Waco ATO.

  (TimVickers Photo)

Waco JYM, Rewg. No. NC991H.

Waco QCF-2.

 (TimVickers Photo)

Waco QF2.

 (TimVickers Photo)

Waco UBF2.

Wako VKS-6.

Zenith Biplane, project.


 (BruceS Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II (Serial No. 66-0315), TB F-4E-32-MC, Thunderbird No. 3, mounted on a pylon.


 (Carmelo Turdo Photos)

Bell AH-1 Cobra helicopter (Serial No. 68-15204), VFW Post 5077.

Sikeston, Veterans Park, One Industrial Drive, 63801.

 (Carmelo Turdo Photo)

Bell HUL-1/UH-13P (Serial No. 143143).

 (Carmelo Turdo Photo)

 (Terrence Culton Photos)

McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II (BuNo. 153839), NG, C/N 2227, 102, mounted on three pylons.

Springfield, Air & Military Museum of the Ozarks, Commemorative Air Force, Ozark Mountain Squadron, Springfield Regional Airport, 2305 East Kearney Street, 65803.

Bell AH-1 Cobra Helicopter (Serial No.).



Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No.).


 (Carmelo Turdo Photo)

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 51-1639), Springfield Downtown Airport.

 (C4A Photo)

Bell UH-1H Iroquois helicopter (Serial No.), American Legion Post 639.

 (C4A Photo)

Bell AH-1G Cobra helicopter (Serial No.), American Legion Post 639.

St. Charles, Commemorative Air Force, Missouri Wing Museum, St. Charles County Smartt Field, 63302.

Aeronca L-3B Defender (Serial No.).

Bell P-63 King Cobra (Serial No.).

 (Andre Wadman Photo)

 Douglas EA-1E Skyraider (AD-5W), (BuNo. 135178), 31, Reg. No. N62466.

Grumman (General Motors) TBM-3E Avenger (BuNo.).

North American AT-6 Texan (Serial No.).

North American B-25J Mitchell (Serial No. 44-31385), “Show Me”.

Mitsubishi A6M Reizen (Zero).

St. Joseph, National Military Heritage Museum, 701 Messanie, 64501.  This museum has closed, the helicopters may have been moved.

Bell UH-1 Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No.).

Bell AH-1 Cobra Helicopter (Serial No.).

St. Joseph, Rosecrans Air National Guard Base, 139th Air Wing, Rosecrans Memorial Airport, 64503.

Boeing KC-97L Stratotanker (Serial No.).  This aircraft has been scrapped.

St. Louis, Lambert – St. Louis International Airport, 63122.  ANG aircraft displays have been moved to Whiteman AFB.

 (Wampa-One Photo)

Monocoupe, Charles Lindbergh's, located  inside Lambert-St. Louis International Airport's Main Terminal.

St. Louis, McDonnell Douglas Prologue Room, McDonnell Boulevard & Airport Road, Lambert St. Louis Airport, Building 100, 63166.

Gemini Capsule, replica.

Mercury Capsules, replicas.

St. Louis, Missouri History Museum, Forest Park, 63112.

Ryan NYP “Spirit of St. Louis”, replica.

St. Louis, Missouri Air National Guard, 131st FW, Lambert Field, Lambert – St. Louis International Airport, 10800 Lambert International Boulevard, 63044-2371.

St. Louis, Museum of Transportation, 3615 Barrett Station Road, Lambert St. Louis International Airport, 63122-3398.

 (Carmelo Turdo Photos)

Douglas VC-47A-90-DL Skytrain (Serial No. 43-15635), 7J-N, C/N 20101.

 (Carmelo Turdo Photos)

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 52-9446), painted as (Serial No. 52-9564), C/N 580-7556, mounted on a pylon.

St. Louis, National Personnel Records Center, 9700 Page Ave, 63132-5100.

Bell UH-1B Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No.).

St. Louis, Ozark Airlines Museum, 638 Bellerive Estates Drive, 63141.

Douglas C-47 Skytrain (Serial No.).

St. Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Avenue, and McDonnell Planetarium, 5100 Clayton Road.

Douglas PGM-17 Thor Missile.

McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle (Serial No. 71-0286), c/n 0007/A007.  Previously on display at the Chanute Air Museum in Rantoul, Illinois.

 (kjfishman Photos)

 (Carmelo Turdo Photos)

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18B Hornet (BuNo. 161746), Blue Angels No. 7.

St. Louis, Spirit of St. Louis Airport.

Hawker Siddeley YAV-8B Harrier, 7487, mock-up.  AV-8A with a wood mockup of the AV-8B wing.

 (Carmelo Turdo Photo)

McDonnell F-101B Voodoo (Serial No. 58-0281), C/N 653 "Spirit of St Louis". 

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 51-9422).

St. Louis

 (Carmelo Turdo Photo)

Bell AH-1 Cobra helicopter (Serial No.70-15944), VFW Post 3944.


North American P-51D-25NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-73350), “Archie”, Reg. No. N33FF.  Lee Maples.


 (BruceS Photo)

 (Carmelo Turdo Photo)

Bell AH-1 Cobra helicopter (Serial No. 78-23063), VFW Post 5327.