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

Missouri Warplanes

 (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.

 (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.

 (USAF Photo)

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

Missouri Warplane Survivors, updated 15 Sep 2016.

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

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.

Chillcothe, Municipal Airport, 715 Washington, 64601.

 (Carmelo Turdo Photos)

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


 (Dave Miller Photo)

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.


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


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

Lockheed C-130A Hercules (Serial No 55-0037), c/n 182-3064, on loan from NMUSAF.  Moved to the Museum of Missouri Military History from the Octave Chanute Air Museum in Rantoul, Illinois. 


McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II (Serial No. 68-0465), two MiG kills, previously mounted on a pylon at Jefferson Barracks, now with the Museum of Missouri Military History at the Missouri National Guard State Headquarters in Jefferson City.

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.

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.

Knob Knoster, Whiteman AFB, 65305-5000.

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

Boeing B-29A Superfortress (Serial No. 44-61671).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

De Havilland DH 89 Dragon Rapide.

Driggs Dart.

Fairchild CBA.

Fairchild KR-21.

Fairchild KR-31.


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.

Ryan PT-22 Recruit.

St. Louis Cardinal, project.

Stinson SM-8A.

Timm Collegiate.

Travel Air 4000, project.

Waco ARE.

Waco ATO.

Waco JWM.

Waco QCF-2.

Waco UBF.

Wako VKS-6.

Zenith Biplane, project.


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

Sikeston, Veterans Park, One Industrial Drive, 63801.

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.).

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.).

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.

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.).

St. Louis, Lambert – St. Louis International Airport, 63122.

Monocoupe (Terminal Entrance).

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, McDonnell Planetarium, 5100 Clayton Road, 63110.

Douglas PGM-17 Thor missile.

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.

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

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

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

 (Daniel Wright Photo)

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

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, 63110.

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

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18B Hornet (BuNo. 161746), 7, Blue Angel 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.

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

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


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