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

Virginia Warplanes

Republic P-47 Thunderbolts, Virginia Air National Guard visiting Las Vegas, 1950.  (Bill Larkins Photos)

Douglas B-26 Invader, Virginia Air National Guard visiting Las Vegas, 1950.  (Bill Larkins Photo)

Republic F-105D Thunderchief, 149th TFS/192nd TFG Virginia Air National Guard based at Byrd IAP, Richmond, Virginia.  (Mike Freer, Touchdown Aviation Photo)

Ling-Temco-Vought A-7D-10-CV Corsair II (Serial No. 71-0333), 149th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 192nd Tactical Fighter Group, Virginia Air National Guard, 1990.  (Don S. Montgomery, USN Photo)

General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon, 149th Fighter Squadron, 192nd Fighter Wing, Virginia Air National Guard, 2003.  (TSgt. Dave Buttner, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 86-0244),149th Fighter Squadron, 192nd Fighter Wing, Virginia Air National Guard, 1996.  This aircraft is painted in Second World War 328th Fighter Squadron markings the unit wore while stationed at RAF Bodney, England during  the war.  The predecessor 328th FS was part of the 352d Fighter Group, the “Blue Nosed Bastards of Bodney”.  (USGOV-PD Photo)

Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptors, 27th Fighter Squadron, and 41st Flight Test Squadron flying in formation with General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcons, 149th Fighter Squadron, 192nd Fighter Wing, Virginia Air National Guard, during a training mission off the coast of Virginia on 30 March 2006.  (Tech Sgt. Ben Bloker, USAF Photo)

Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor (Serial No. 04-4082) from the 149th Fighter Squadron, 192nd Fighter Wing, Virginia Air National Guard, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia.  This aircraft is painted with a temporary "Blue Nose" decoration which duplicates the P-51D flown by Major George Preddy during the Second World War while he was commander of the 328th FS from which the 192nd FW was derived.  Note that the F-22A has the "FF" tail code of the 1st Fighter Wing and not the "VA" tail code of the Virginia Air National Guard, 2007.  (USAF Photo)

North America is replete in aviation history, both military and civilian. The sheer size of the United States dictated an early interest in air defense and profoundly influenced the nation's dependence on air travel. It is no wonder that the United States developed as an ”air-faring” nation. A large part of the leadership that contributed to that development can be traced to America's Air Force. Indeed, its proud military heritage is embodied in the dedicated individuals who have served and continue to do so - and in the marvelous aircraft they have flown.

The preservation and public display of these aircraft is a labor of love for many, including the editor of this book. If you are an enthusiast of military aviation history, or one with a passing interest who simply wishes to learn more, you will find a wealth of information in these well-researched pages.

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Virginia Warplane Survivors, current to 4 June 2017.

  (Robbo Photo)

Bealeton, Flying Circus Aerodrome, Route 17, Box 99, Bealeton, VA 22712.

Boeing Stearman A-75 Kaydet (Serial No.), 1943, Reg. No. N68853.  Flying Circus.  All other aircraft on the FCA are privately owned.

Boeing Stearman A-75-N1 Kaydet (Serial No. 75-762), Reg. No. N58212.

Boeing Stearman N2S-5 Kaydet (Serial No. 75-773), 1942, “88”, Reg. No. N53414.

Boeing Stearman N2S-5 Kaydet (Serial No. 75-8648), Reg. No. N17811.

Boeing Stearman PT-17 Kaydet, (Serial No. 75-5302), Reg. No. N69CB.

Boeing Stearman A-75 Kaydet (Serial No.), 1943, “Terryific”, Reg. No. N4786.

Boeing Stearman A-75 Kaydet (Serial No.), 1943, “Yellowbird”, Reg. No. N1066M.

Boeing Stearman A-75 Kaydet (Serial No.), 1941, “Inverted Roberta”, Reg. No. N49986.

Boeing Stearman A-75 Kaydet (Serial No.), 1943, “Gulfhawk”, Reg. No. N27WE.

Boeing Stearman A-75 Kaydet (Serial No.), “747”.

Boeing Stearman A-75 Kaydet (Serial No.), “No Bucks – No Buck Rogers”.

Boeing Stearman PT-27 Kaydet, RCAF (Serial No. FD993), USAAF (Serial No. 42-15595), restored to flying status, this aircraft wears RCAF colours.

Brewster Fleet Model 1 (Serial No. 40), Reg. No. N1980M.

Corbin Jr. Ace, Reg. No. N4731C.

Fleet Model 2, 1929, “USS Akron”, Reg. No. N9433.

Fleet Model 2, Reg. No. NC86V.

Fokker D.VIII replica

Piper J-3 Cub, 1946, Reg. No. N4693S.

Piper L-4 Grasshopper, 1945, Reg. No. N33554.

Piper L-16, 1946, “Sweet Sixteen”, Reg. No. N85636.

Waco UPF-7 (PT-14), 1939, Reg. No. N2291.

Waco ZPF-7, 1942, Reg. No. NC32162.


Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 51-9119).

Chantilly, Washington Dulles International Airport, National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.  There are more than 400 aircraft in the collection of the NASM, and of these, at least 65 are displayed in the NASM main building on the Washington, D.C., Mall.  More than 200 are located in the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.  20 or more (numbers vary) are stored at the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center, Tucson, Arizona (AMARC).  Aircraft on display in the NASM on the Mall Washington, D.C. are listed in a separate Chapter.  Aircraft in the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center:

 (NASM Photo)

Abrahms P.1 Explorer (Serial No. 15340), Reg. No. X19897.  Designed for commercial aerial photography.

Aeronca C-2 Collegian (Serial No. 291-2), Reg. No. NC626N. 1st mass-produced light a/c in the U.S.

Aichi B7A2 Ryusei (Grace), captured and test flown post-war by the Allied Technical Air Intelligence Unit, South-East Asia (ATAIU-SEA)).  (National Museum of Naval Aviation Photos)

Aichi B7A2 Ryusei (Grace).  (Serial No. 2 Sho-816).  No. 47, T2/FE-1204.

Aichi M6A1 Seiran.  (IJNAF/National Museum of Naval Aviation Photo)

Aichi M6A1 Seiran (Clear Sky Storm), C/N 1600228, Reg. No. 47.  Gokoku-1600288.

Akerman Tailless (Serial No. 1), Reg. No. X14880.  Monterey Park’s 1st Police ultra-lite.

American Aerolights Double Eagle (Serial No. 200146), Reg. No. N18849.

Antonov An-2 Colt (on display in the Kabul Aviation Museum, Afghanistan).

Antonov An-2 Colt (Serial No. 600810), Reg. No. N84762.

Applebay Zuni II (Serial No. 29), Reg. No. N2ZJ.

 (USN Photo)

Arado Ar 196A-5 (Serial No. 623167).  PO+HG, T3+BH of Bordfl Gr 196 aboard Prinz Eugen 1945, Philadelphia Navy Yard.  In storage.

Arado Ar 234B-2 Blitz (Lightning), (Wk Nr 140312), USAAF FE-1010, shortly after it was brought to the USA in 1945.  (USAAF Photos)

 (Michael Yew Photo, left, Nick-D Photo, right)

Arado Ar 234B-2 Blitz (Lightning), (Werknummer 140312), F1-GS, USA 50, Wk No. 505, Reg. No. 27, USAAF T2-1010/FE-1010, restored as F1+GS.  This aircraft was one of nine Ar 234s surrendered to British forces at Sola Airfield near Stavanger, Norway.  The aircraft had been operating with 9. Staffel III./Kampfgeschwader 76 (later reorganised as Einsatzstaffel) during the final weeks of the war, having operated previously with the 8th squadron, carrying the full-four-character Geschwaderkennungmilitary code of "F1+GS" on the fuselage sides, with the wing code of "F1" painted on in a much reduced size for "low-visibility" requirements.  This aircraft and three others were collected by the "Watson's Whizzers" of the USAAF to be shipped back to the United States for flight testing.  The aircraft was flown from Sola to Cherbourg on 24 June 1945 where it joined 34 other advanced German aircraft shipped back to the U.S. aboard the British aircraft carrier HMS Reaper, arriving at Newark, New Jersey on 28 July.  Upon arrival two of the Ar 234s were reassembled (including 140312) and flown by USAAF pilots to Freeman Field, Indiana for testing and evaluation. 140312 was assigned the foreign equipment number FE-1010.  After receiving new engines, radio and oxygen equipment, 140312 was transferred to Wright Field near Dayton, Ohio and delivered to the Accelerated Service Test Maintenance Squadron (ASTMS) of the Flight Test Division in July 1946.  Flight testing was completed on 16 October 1946 though the aircraft remained at Wright Field until 1947.  It was then stored until transferred to the Smithsonian Institution.  Restoration was completed in 1989.

 (Cliff from Arlington Photo)

Arlington 1A Sisu (Serial No. 102), Reg. No. N1100Z.  1st glider to fly 1000 km, 7-31-64, pilot Al Parker.

 (Ad Meskens Photo)

Arrow Sport A2-60 (Serial No. 341), Reg. No. NC9325, G-AARO.

 (USAF Photo, left, Alvin Trusty Photo, NMUSAF, right)

Avro-Canada VZ-9V Avrocar (Serial No. 58-7055), C/N AV-7055.  Tested in NASA Ames wind tunnel, never flown.  This aircraft was restored in 2007 and is on loan to the National Museum of the USAF, Dayton, Ohio.

Bachem Ba 349B-1 Natter (Snake), shown in its vertical launch position, ca April 1945.  (Deutsches Bundeswehr Photo)

 (Creanium Photo)

Bachem Ba 349B-1 Natter (Snake).  T2/FE-1.  This is the only surviving original Ba 349, likely captured by US forces at St. Leonhard im Pitztal, Austria in May 1945.  This machine is of the experimental type as launched from the steel tower and is painted to look like an M17.  It is currently in storage awaiting restoration.

 (Cliff from Arlington Photo)

Baldwin Red Devil.

 (Jarek Tuszynski)

Beck-Mahoney Sorceress, first biplane to exceed 200 mph (320 km/h) on a race pylon course and also held the distinction of being the most successful racing biplane in history.

Bede BD-5B Micro (Serial No. 2731-001), Reg. No. N234BD. Powered by Honda engine.

Beechcraft UC-47F, USAF, (RCAF Expeditor II)I (D18S).  (USAF Photo)

Beechcraft D18S (Expeditor II) (Serial No. A-481), Reg. No. N522B.  First post-Second World War variant introduced in 1945, with seating for eight passengers.  280 D18S aircraft were made for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), given the service name "Expeditor", and delivered between 1951 and 1952.

Beechcraft 35 Bonanza (Serial No. D-1), “Waikiki Beach”, Reg. No. N80040.  Light aircraft distance record, 3-8-49.

Bell P-39 Airacobra, ca 1943.  (USAAF Photo)

Bell P-39Q Airacobra (Serial No. 44-2433), C/N 26E-433, “Galloping Gertie,” Reg. No. NX57591, “Juba”, race No. 12, N57591.

 (Bell P-63A, USAAF Photo)

Bell P-63A Kingcobra (Serial No. 42-70255), 33-131, “Edythe Louise”.

Bell X-1-1 (Serial No.  46-062), "Glamorous Glennis", with Captain Chuck Yeager).  (NASA Photo)

 (LWF Photo)

Bell X-1-1, “Glamorous Glennis,” (Serial No. 46-062).  1st supersonic flight, 14 Oct 1947.

Bell XV-15 Tilt Rotor Experimental Aircraft in flight.  (NASA Photo)

 (Mike Peel Photo)

Bell XV-15 Tilt Rotor Experimental Aircraft.

 (Magog Photo)

Bell Model 30 (Serial No. 1A), "Genevieve",  Reg. No. NX41867.  National Helicopter Museum and Education Center, West Chester, Pennsylvania.


Bell UH-13 Sioux helicopter, US Army, ca 1950s.  (US Army Photo)

Bell UH-13J Sioux (Serial No. 57-2729).  C/N 1576.  1st Presidential helicopter - Eisenhower, 12 July 1954.

 (HHHEB3 Photo)

Bell UH-1H Iroquois (Serial No. 65-10126).  5170, C/N 340738.

Bell 206L Long Ranger (Serial No. 45658), “Spirit of Texas”, Reg. No. N3911Z.  1st global circumnavigation by helicopter, 9-30-82.

 (Bell Photo)

Bell Model 65 Air Test Vehicle (ATV). Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL).  Reg. No. N1105V.

 (Babbage Photo)

Bellanca CF (Serial No. C-56). 11036, Reg. No. NR11036.

Bellanca Cruisair Senior 14-13, NC86855, March 1947.  (Bill Larkins Photo)

Bellanca 14-13-2 Crusair Senior, Reg. No. NC74401 (Serial No. 1514). N74401.

 (Mike Peel Photo)

Benoist-Korn (Serial No. 32).

 (Cliff from Arlington Photo)

Bensen B-6 Gyroglider (Serial No. 1).

Bensen B-8M Gyrocopter (Serial No. 194), Reg. No. N2588B.  12 world & national autogiro records, 5-67 & 6-68.

Berliner Helicopter.  (Bundesarchiv Photo, Bild 102-08944).

 (Ralph Ross Photo)

Berliner Helicopter No. 5, 1924.  Built and flown at College Park Airport, MD.  College Park Aviation Museum (CPAM), MD.

Bertelsen Aeromobile.

 (Blohm & Voss Bv 155B, ca April 1945, Deutsches Bundesarchiv Photo)

Blohm & Voss Bv 155B-V3, T2-505/FE-505.

 (USAAF Photo)

Boeing B-17D Flying Fortress (Serial No. 40-3097), “Swoose”, 2125.  Only U.S. bomber to fly a combat mission on 7 Dec 1941.

Boeing B-17G-95-GL Flying Fortress (Serial No. 44-83814), "City of Savanah".  32455. Reg. No. N66571, CF-HBP, XA-BEC.  This aircraft is on loan to the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum, Poole, Georgia.

 (Jarek Tuszynski Photo, left, Lorax Photo, right)

 (Bierstaufer Photo)

Boeing B-29-35-MP Superfortress (Serial No. 44-86292), 82, R, “Enola Gay”.

 (Eric Salard Photo)

Boeing FB-5 Hawk (Serial No. A7114), C/N 820.  Previously on loan to the Marine Corps Air-Ground Museum, (MAGM), Quantico, Virginia.

Boeing KC-97G Stratotanker, cockpit (Serial No. 53-0243).  17025.

 (Jarek Tuszynski Photo)

Boeing P-26A Peashooter (Serial No. 33-135).  1911. 44/0816, ex-Guatemalan FAG.

 (Daderot Photo)

Boeing 307 Stratoliner (Serial No. 2013), Reg. No. NC19903, ZS-BWV, 2013 (Haiti), Reg. No. N9703R.

 (McMartin de Photo)

Boeing 367-80 (Serial No. 17158), Reg. No. N70700.  Prototype 707.  BFLD - Boeing Field, Seattle, WA.

Boeing 727-100 (Serial No. 18296), Reg. No. N7004U.  This aircraft is located in the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center (AMARC), and has been donated by the NASM to the Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona.

 (Jarek Tuszynski Photo)

Boeing-Stearman N2S-5 Kaydet (BuNo.  61064), (Serial No. 75-5186), (Serial No. 42-17023).

Bowlus BB-1 Dragonfly, Reg. No. N-923. (Ryan Somma Photo)

Bowlus 1-S-2108 Senior Albatross - Falcon.  (Cliff from Arlington Photo)

 (Cliff from Arlington Photo)

Bowlus BA-100 Baby Albatross (Serial No. BA-100), Reg. No. NX18979, 1st Baby Albatross.

 (Ryan Somma Photo)

Bowlus-Dupont 1-S-2100 Senior Albatross “Falcon”, (Serial No. 3), Reg. No. G13763.  Model 1-S-2100, 31-mile formation cross-country flight from Big Meadows to Front Royal, Virginia, fall 1934, pilot Lewin B. Barringer.

 (Mike Peel Photo)

Bücker Bü-133C Jungmeister.

Bücker Bü-181B Bestmann (Serial No. 2227).  T2/FE-4611.

Burgess-Curtiss SC.

Cascade Kasperwing 180B (Serial No. 295).

 (Cliff from Arlington Photo, left, Jarek Tuszynski Photo, right)

Caudron G.4 (Serial No. 2170).  C-4263. Built in 1916 this is one of the oldest surviving strategic bombers in the world.

 (Mike Peel Photo)

Cessna O-1A/L-19A Bird Dog (Serial No. 51-11963).  22277.  Reg. No. N4508B.

 (TSgt. Don Allsup, USAF Photo)

Cessna O-2A Super Skymaster 337M (Serial No. 67-21396).  337M-0102.  Flown in combat by Robert C. Mikesh.

Cessna 180, “Spirit of Columbus”, (Serial No. 30238), Reg. No. N1538C.  1st woman to circumnavigate the globe, 17 April 1964.

 (NASM Photo)

Cierva C-8 Mk. IV (C.8W), Reg. No. NC418.  1st Autogyro flown in western hemisphere, built by Avro.

 (Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina, USN Photo)

 (Greg Goebel Photo)

Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (BuNo. 08317).  1211.  On loan to the National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, Florida.

 (USN Photo)

Convair XFY-1 Pogo (BuNo. 138649), C/N 2. 1st take-off/transition-landing, 2 Nov 1954.

 (USN Photo)

Convair XF2Y-1 Sea Dart (BuNo. 137634).

Convair VT-29B, USAF.  (Mike Freer, Touchdown Aviation Photo)

Convair 240, “Caroline”, (Serial No. 89), Reg. No. N240K, N94245.  1st presidential campaign aircraft, JFK, 1960.

 (NASM Photo)

Crowley Hydro-Air Hovercraft (Serial No. 1).

USN Culver TD2C-1 target drone (BuNo. 69547) flown by naval aviator Jack V. Robinson in flight, circa in 1945.  (USN Photo)

Culver TD2C-1 target drone (BuNo. 120135).  E-521846. (Serial No. 45-58816).

USN Curtiss F6C-4 Hawk aircraft (BuNo A-7408), ca 1930.  (USN Photo)

Curtiss F6C-4, “Gulfhawk IA”, (Serial No. 1), Reg. No. N982V. Flown by Al Williams, 1930-36.

USN Curtiss F9C-2 Sparrowhawk fighter, hanging from the trapeze of the airship USS Macon.  (USN Photo)

 (Mark Pellegrini Photo)

Curtiss F9C-2 Sparrowhawk (BuNo. A9264).  NX986M, XF9C-2 restored as (BuNo. A9056) USS Macon.  On loan to the National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, Florida.

  (USAAF Photo, ca 1920s)

Curtiss JN-4D Jenny (Serial No. 4983).

Curtiss Flying Boat, ca 1920s.  (USN Photo)

Curtiss Model E Flying Boat Hull.

 (USN Photo)

Curtis NC-4, Reg. No. A2294. “4”, 1st transatlantic crossing, 16-27 May 1919.  This aircraft is on loan to the National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, Florida.

 (RuthAS Photo)

Curtiss N-9H (Serial No. 2558), 2507.  Partial reproduction.  This aircraft is on loan to the National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, Florida.

 (I, Sailko Photo, left, Biersaufer Photo, right)

Curtiss Kittyhawk Mk. 1A (Serial No. 194), C/N 15349, ex-RCAF No. 111Squadron.  Suspended from the ceiling.

Curtiss P-40E/Kittyhawk, RAF (Serial No. AK875), USAAF (Serial No. 41-13575).  1047.  17983.  Reg. No. NX1048N, N1048N.

 (USN Photo)

Curtiss SB2C-5 Helldiver (BuNo. 83479).  Recently restored, an aircraft like the one shown above is displayed as “208” inside the centre.  Built at Columbus, Ohio, this aircraft rolled off the assembly line in May 1945.  BuNo. 83479 flew with VB92 on the USS Lexington in the western pacific.

Curtis (N.A.F.). TS-2/3 (Serial No. 6446).  On loan to the National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, Florida.

Curtiss-Wright CW-1 Junior (Serial No. 1143).  Reg. No. N10965.

Curtis-Wright C-46F Commando (Serial No. 44-78772).  22595.  Reg. No. N67996, N614Z, CF-ZQX, N800FA.  On loan to the National Warplane Museum (NWM), Geneseo, New York.

Curtiss-Wright XP-55 Ascender (Serial No. 42-78846).

Curtiss-Wright X-100 (Serial No. 1), Reg. No. N853.  1st transition to tilt-propeller-driven a/c, April 1960.

Custer CCW-1 Channel Wing (Serial No. 1), Reg. No. NX30090.

 (Eric Salard Photo)

Dassault Cargo Fanjet Falcon 20C (Serial No. 199), Reg. No. F-WMKH, N4388F, N8FE.

De Havilland DH-4, “Old 249”, replica (Serial No. 249), Reg. No. N249B.  On loan to the National Postal Museum, Washington, D.C.

De Havilland DH.98 Mosquito Mk. 35 (Serial No. TH998).  3 CAACU.

De Havilland-Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk, RCAF (Serial No. 18001).  23.  Reg. No. N13Y.

Delta Wing Model 162.

Delta Wing Phoenix VI.

Delta Wing Phoenix Viper 175.

Delta Wing Mariah M-9.

Delta Wing Phoenix VIB.

Delta Wing Phoenix Streak.  Comet clone.

 (Ad Meskens Photo, left, Mike Peel Photo, right)

 (Marcus Schuster Photo, left, Nick-D Photo)

Dornier Do-335A-02 Pfeil (Arrow) (Werknummer 240102), VG+PH.  FE-1012.  This aircraft was assigned factory radio code registration, or Stammkennzeichen, of VG+PH.  The aircraft was assembled at the Dornier plant in Oberpfaffenhofen, Bavaria on 16 April 1945.  It was captured by Allied forces at the plant on 22 April 1945.  VG+PH was one of two Do 335s to be shipped to the United States aboard the Royal Navy escort carrier HMS Reaper, along with other captured German aircraft, to be used for testing and evaluation under a USAAF program called "Operation Sea Horse".  VG+PH went to the Navy for evaluation and was sent to the Test and Evaluation Center, Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Maryland.  Following testing from 1945 to 1948, the aircraft was placed in storage at Norfolk, until donated to the Smithsonian in 1961.   In October 1974, VG+PH was returned to the Dornier plant in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany for a complete restoration.  In 1975, the aircraft was restored by Dornier employees, many of whom had worked on the airplane originally.  They were amazed that the explosive charges built into the aircraft to blow off the dorsal fin and rear propeller prior to pilot ejection were still installed and active 30 years later.  The aircraft was on display in the Deutsches Museum in Munich until 1986 when it was returned to the Smithsonian.

Double Eagle II Balloon, gondola only (Serial No. 10).  1st successful transatlantic balloon flight, 17 August 1978.

Douglas A-1H/AD-6 Skyraider (BuNo. 135332).  9976, Reg. No. N39148.

Douglas VB-26B Invader (Serial No. 44-34610).  27889.

Douglas XB-42A Mixmaster (Serial No. 43-50224).  27224.

Douglas XB-43 “Versatile II”, (Serial No. 44-61509).  Retired in 1953.

Eippe-Formance Cumulus 10.

Erco 415 Ercoupe, Reg. No. NC15692 (Serial No. 1)

Explorer II, balloon gondola only.  World altitue record of 72,395 feet set on 11 Nov 1935.

Fairchild PT-19A Cornell (Serial No. 43-33842).

Fairchild 71, “Stars & Stripes”, FC-2W-2, Reg. No. NX8006 (Serial No. 140).  Partial reproduction, 1st aircraft to operate from Antarctica.

Farman Sport, Reg. No. NC72 (Serial No. 15).

Felixstowe (NAF) F-5L Flying Boat, fuselage only (Serial No. A3882).

Focke-Achgelis Fa 330A-1 Bachstelze, rotor kite towed behind U-Boats (Serial No. 60133).  T2/FE-4618.  On loan to the Pima Air & Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona.

 (Kogo Photo, left, Nick-D Photo, right)

Focke-Wulf 190F-8/R1 (Serial No. 931884).  “White 7”, FE/T2-117, built as Fw 190A-7 640069.

 (Valder137 Photo)

Focke-Wulf Fw 190D-9 (Wk Nr. 601088), (Serial No. 9053Z01), 0324, HPS, JG26 “Black 8”, USA 12 or 15, 24, T2/FE-120.  On loan to the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Dayton, Ohio, from the National Air and Space Museum..

 (USAAF Photos)

Ta 152H-0/R-11 (Wk. Nr. 1500010), coded CW+CJ, "Green 4", JG301, USA 11, Reg. No. 32, T2/FE-112, with the NASM.  This Ta 152 is the only existing example of this fighter in the world today.  The British recovered “Green 4” in Aalborg, Denmark, at the end of hostilities.  They turned the airplane over to “Watson’s Whizzer’s, an American unit charged with collecting Luftwaffe aircraft for further study.  Lt Harold McIntosh flew ‘020 to Melun, France, where it was loaded aboard the British aircraft carrier HMS Reaper and shipped Newark Army Airfield, New Jersey.  From Newark, McIntosh flew this Ta 152 to Freeman Field, Indiana.  The airplane was later transferred to Wright Field, Ohio, to undergo extensive flight testing as Foreign Equipment number FE-112 (later changed to T2-112).  After testing, the Army stored the aircraft and then turned it over to the National Air Museum in 1960. 

Research conducted late in 1998 may have revealed the airplane’s true identity as Werk-Nummer 150010, not 150003 or ‘020 as has been widely reported.  This places the airframe toward the end of the range of pre-production H-0 models, a variant marking the transition from the Ta 152 prototypes to full production Ta 152H-1 airplanes.  It was probably built at Focke-Wulf’s production facility at Cottbus, Germany, in December 1944, and delivered to Erprobungskommando Ta 152 at Rechlin, Germany, for service testing.  As with most Ta 152s produced, ‘020’ was apparently transferred to Jagdgeswader (fighter squadron) JG 301 in early 1945.  A Green ‘4’ was painted on the fuselage and this may have been the squadron identification and radio call sign “Green 4”.  The aircraft has a wooden tail and only (Wk. Nr. 150003) and (Wk. Nr. 150010) were fitted with this and on historical photos the overpainted remains of the code CW+CJ is visible which belongs to (Wk. Nr. 150010).  (Wk. Nr. 150020). was coded CW+CT.  Data courtesy of Peter W. Cohausz.  National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Washington Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia.

Fowler-Gage Tractor.

 (Ryan Somma Photo)

Frankfort TG-1A (Cinema) (Serial No. B-2-39), Reg. No. N53601.

Franklin PS-2, “Texaco Eaglet”, Reg. No. 502M (Serial No.202).  Transcontinental flight, pilot Frank Hawks, 3 Mar 1930 to 6 Apr 1930.

Fulton FA-3-101 “Airphibian”, Reg. No. NC74154.

Gates Learjet 23. (Serial No. 23-002), Reg. No. N802L.  2nd Learjet built, 1st production Model 23.  Virginia Air and Space Center, Hampton.

Gemini 7 as seen from Gemini 6 during their rendezvous in space, 15-16 Dec 1965.  (NASA Photo)

 (Sanjay Achary Photo)

Gemini 7 Space Capsule. 

Gittens Ikenga 530Z (Serial No. DK001), Reg. No. N5032.  Oshkosh Reserve Grand Champ. Rotorcraft 1988.

 (Mike Peel Photo)

Goodyear K-Car airship gondola "Columbia", C-49.  IAD - Dulles International Airport.

Goodyear “Pilgrim” airship gondola.  National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL.

Goodyear XAO-3 Inflatoplane.  Naval Air Test and Evaluation Museum (NATEM), Patuxent River, MD.

Goodyear ZPG-3W airship gondola (BuNo.  144243).  Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center, Tucson, Arizona.

Grob 102 Standard Astir III (Serial No. 55585), Reg. No. N17999.  World altitude record 49,009, 2-17-86.

 (Kowloonese Photo, left, Mike Peel Photo, right)

Grumman A-6E Intruder (BuNo.  154167), C/N I-302.

 (Ad Meskens Photo)

Grumman F6F-3K Hellcat (BuNo.  41834).  Drone, Operation Crossroads, July 1946.

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat (BuNo. 121646), , “Buff”,  D.1020, “Conquest 1”, race No. 1, Reg. No. N7699C, N1111L.

Grumman F9F-6 Cougar (BuNo. 126670).  L-01.  XF9F?

 (McMartin de Photo)

Grumman G-22 Gulfhawk II (Serial No. 355), Reg. No. NR1050.  Flown by Al Williams 1936-48.

 (SDA&SM Photo)

Grumman TBF-1C Avenger (BuNo. 24085).  4968.  Lend-lease to the Royal Navy.

Grumman F-14D (R) Tomcat (BuNo. 159610), NK-105, C/N 157/DR-2.

Grunau Baby IIb (Serial No. 31016), Reg. No. 108.49 B-2, LZ-NC, T2/FE-2600.

 (Cliff from Arlington Photos)

 (Jarek Tuszynski Photo)

Halberstadt CL.IV (Serial No. 135), C/N 8103/18.  On loan to the Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany.

 (Ad Meskens Photo, left, Rama Photo, right)

Hawker Hurricane Mk. IIb, RAF (Serial No. 56022), painted as (Serial No. LF686).

Hawker Siddeley XV-6A Kestrel (Serial No. 64-18263), Reg. No. XS689.

XS694 wing, 210 flights at NASA Langley.  On loan to the Virginia Air and Space Center, Hampton.

 (RAF Photo)

Heinkel He 162A-2, (Wk. Nr. 120230), coded White 23, 1/JG1, captured by the British at captured at Leck, Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany in May 1945. Transferred by the RAF to the USA, coded USA FE-504, later T2-504, now with the National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Washington Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia.

(USAAF Photos)

Heinkel He 162A-2 Spatz (Sparrow),Volksjager (Wk. Nr. 120230), coded White 23, 1/JG1, painted (Wk. Nr. 120222), USA FE-504, later T2-504, with the tail of (Wk. Nr. 120222).  This aircraft is stored with the National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Washington Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia.  This aircraft was one of thirty-one JG 1 aircraft manufactured by Heinkel at Rostock-Marienehe and captured by the British at captured at Leck, Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany on 8 May 1945.  It was painted with the number White 23, and its red-white-black nose bands were in reverse order from the usual paint scheme, which may indicate that the wing commander and high-scoring ace, Col Herbert Ihlefeld, flew this particular aircraft.  After transfer to Britain, the US Army Air Forces accepted the airplane and shipped it to Wright Field, Ohio, for evaluation. It received the foreign equipment number FE-504, later T2-504, and was later moved to Freeman Field, Indiana.  For unknown reasons, mechanics replaced the tail unit at Wright Field with the tail unit of aircraft Wk. Nr. 120222.  FE-504/T2-504 was apparently never flown.  Its flying days ended permanently when someone at Freeman Field neatly sawed through the outer wing panels sometime before September 1946.  The wings were reattached with door hinges and the jet was shipped to air shows and military displays around the country.  The US Air Force transferred the aircraft to the Smithsonian Institution in 1949 but it remained in storage at Park Ridge, Illinois, until transfer to the Garber Facility in January 1955. National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Washington Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia.

 (Kogo Photos)

Heinkel He 219A-2 Uhu (Eagle Owl) (Werknummer 290202), GI+KQ.  USA 10, T2/FE-614.  One of three He 219s found at Grove airfield in Denmark operated by the 1st Night Fighter Wing (Nachtjagdgeschwader 1) in Jutland, this aircraft was made flight worthy by Watson's Whizzers (US Army Intelligence Service) and flown to Cherbourg, France, 16 June 1945.  It was shipped to the USA along with 21 other captured German aircraft onboard the British escort carrier HMS Reaper and reassembled at Ford Field, Newark, New Jersey.  Assigned foreign equipment number FE-614 and later TE-614, it was flown to Freeman Field, Indiana for testing.  It was then stored until transferred to the Smithsonian's National Air Museum on 3 Jan 1949.  Restoration is continuing.

Helio 1A Courier (Serial No. 1), Reg. No. N9390H, FF 4-14-49.

Herrick HV-2A Convertiplane, Reg. No. N13515.  1st public airborne conversion on 30 Jul 1937.

Herring-Burgess.  1st aircraft flown in New England, 1911.

Hiller HOE-1 Hornet (BuNo. 138652).  FF 9-53.

Hiller VZ-1 Pawnee flying platform.  On loan to the Pima Air & Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona.

Hiller XH-44 Hiller-Copter (Serial No. 1), Reg. No. NX30033.  1st successful Hiller helicopter, FF 14 May 1944.  On loan to the Hiller Aviation Museum, City of Industry, California.

Hiller YROE-1 Rotor Cycle (BuNo. 4022).  4.  FF 11-56.  On loan to the Naval Air Test and Evaluation Museum, Patuxent Rive, Maryland.

Hispano HA-200B Cairo (Serial No. 20063).  Design team lead by Willy Messerschmitt.

Horten H IIL, Reg. No. D-10-125 (Serial No. 6).  T2-7, flown by Reimar Horten, tested intake design for Ho IX/229.  On loan to the Deutsches Technikalmuseum, Berlin, Germany.

Horten H IIIf (Serial No. 32).  T2-5042, only c/s intact, prone pilot.  On loan to the Deutsches Technikalmuseum, Berlin, Germany.

 ((Cliff from Arlington Photo, left, Mike Peel Photo, right)

Horten H IIIh, LA-AI (Serial No. 31).  T2-5039, only c/s intact, modified H IIIg.  On loan to the Deutsches Technikalmuseum, Berlin, Germany.

Horten H VI-V2 (Serial No. 34).  T2-5040, never flown.  On loan to the Deutsches Technikalmuseum, Berlin, Germany.

Horten IX/229-V3.  T2-490, FE-490, never flown.

 (Ad Meskens Photo)

Huff-Daland Duster.  On loan to Delta Airlines Headquarters, Atlanta, Georgia.

Icarus I.  First flight 1971.

 (Soviet Air Force Photo)

Ilyushin IL-2 Shturmovik.  Shot down spring 1944, Kryakovsky Lake.

 ((Ad Meskens Photo, left, Mike Peel Photo, right)

Junkers Ju 52/352 (CASA 353L) (Serial No. 146), Reg. No. G-BFHD.  T.2B-255 (Spain), D-ADLH.

 (USAAF Photo)

Junkers Ju 388L captured by the USAAF at the end of the war. 

 (USAAF Photos)

Junkers Ju 388L-1 Störtebeker, (Wk. Nr. 560049), USA FE-4010, later T2-4010, at Freeman Field, Indiana, post war.  This aircraft is currently stored in the Paul E. Garber Facility, Suitland, Maryland.  (USAAF Photos)

 (San Diego Air & Space Museum Photo)

Junkers Ju 388L-1, (Wk. Nr. 560049), FE-410, later T2-4010, Wright Field, 1946 victory display.  National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Washington Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia.

Kaman K-225 (BuNo. 125477).  1st turbine-powered helicopter, FF 12-11-51.

Kawanishi N1K1 Kyofu (Rex) (Serial No. Kawanishi-514).  903 Kokutai?, T2/FE-324?

Kawanishi N1K2-Ja Shiden Kai (George) (Serial No. 5341), C/N 343-35. Yokosuka Kokutai, No. 32?, T2/FE-305.

 (Stephen Duhig Photo)

Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu (Nick) (Serial No. 4268), T2/FE-701.

 (Larry D. Moore Photo, left, Mike Peel Photo, right)

Kellet XO-60 (Serial No. 42-13610).  118.  Last of 7 ordered by AAF.

Kellet XR-8 (Serial No. 42-13610).  FF 8-7-44, Kellett “Syncropter”.

Kreider-Reisner KR-34C (Serial No. 384), Reg. No. N30M.

Kugisho P1Y1-C Ginga (Frances) (Serial No. Nakajima-8923).  T2-1702.

Kyushu J7W1 Shinden (Magnificent Lightning). T2/FE-326.

 (Jaro Nemcok Photo)

Langley Aerodrome A.  On loan to the Virginia Air and Space Center, Hampton.

Langley Aerodrome No. 6.  On loan to the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Langley Quarter-Scale Aerodrome.

Lippisch DM-1 (Darmstadt-München.  1st full-scale delta wing aircraft.

Lockheed C-130A Hercules (Serial No. 57-0460). C/N 182-3167.  On 3 April 1975, 1st Lt Pham-Quang-Khiem and Major Nguyen Huu Canh stole this C-130 to get his family out of Vietnam, flying to Singapore.  Delivered to the NASM on 30 Jan 1989.

Lockheed CL-475 (Serial No. 1), Reg. No. N6940C.  1st successful hingeless rotor helicopter.  On loan to the National Museum of the USAF, Dayton, Ohio.

 (Ad Meskens Photo)

Lockheed P-38J Lightning (Serial No. 42-67762), C/N 422-2273.  This P-38J-10-LO was assigned to Wright Field during Second World War.

 (Mike Peel Photo)

Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird (Serial No. 64-17972), C/N 2023.  3-6-90 transcontinental speed record, 2,124 mph.

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 53-5226), C/N 580-8565, on loan, displayed in front of the HQ DC ANG.

Lockheed XC-35/10E Elektra (Serial No. 36-353).  3501.  1937 Collier Trophy for pressure cabin tests.

 (Jarek Tuszynski Photo)

Lockheed 5C Vega “Winnie Mae”, (Serial No. 122), Reg. No. NC105W, NC195W.

Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation (Serial No. 54-0177), C/N L-1049F-4196. Reg. No. N1104W.  Delivered to the NASM in 1988.

 (David Legrand Photo, left, Mike Peel Photo, right)

Lockheed Martin X-35B (Serial No. 301), C/N PAV-1.

 (Jarek Tuszynski Photo)

Loening OA-1A “San Francisco”, (Serial No. 26-431).  South American goodwill flight 1926.  On loan to the National Museum of the USAF, Dayton, Ohio.

Loudenslager Stephens Akro Laser 200.

MacCready Gossamer Albatross.  1st human-powered aircraft to fly across the English Channel, 6-12-79.  Dulles International Airport.

MacCready Solar Challenger, Reg. No. N1815C. 1st solar-powered aircraft to fly, & June 1981.  On loan to the Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond.

Mahoney Sorceress, Reg. No. N89TT.

Manta Pterodactyl Fledgling.  1st transcontinental ultra-lite flight, 1979.

Martin EB-57B Canberra (Serial No. 52-1551).  134.

Martin PBM-1 Mariner (3/8 scale) (Serial No. X19168).  On loan to the Baltimore Museum of Industry, Baltimore, Maryland.

Martin PBM-5A Mariner (BuNo. 122071).  Reg. No. N3190G.  On loan to the Pima Air & Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona.

Martin J.V., K-111 Kitten

Maupin-Lanteri Black Diamond.  On loan to the Hiller Aviation Museum, City of Industry, California.

McDonnell F-4A Phantom II (BuNo. 145307), “Sageburner”, 8.  Low-altitude, 3-km world speed record, 28 Aug 1961.

 (Mike Peel Photo)

McDonnell F-4S Phantom II (BuNo. 157307), F-4S-44, WT-03, C/N 4018, upgraded from F-4J.  Mig-21 downed, 21 June 1972.  This aircraft came to the NASM on 19 Nov 1988.

McDonnell RF-101C Voodoo, forward fuselage only (Serial No. 56-0119).  364.  Camera package included.

McDonnell XHJD-1 “Whirlaway”, (BuNo. 44318).  1st successful twin-rotor, twin-engine helicopter.

McDonnell XV-1 Convertiplane (Serial No. 53-4017).  1st rotorcraft to fly 200 mph, 10-10-56.

Messerschmitt Me 163B-1a Komet (Serial No. 191301).  T2/FE-500.  On loan to the Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Center, Savannah, Georgia.

Messerschmitt Me 410A-3/U1 Hornisse (Hornet), Reg. No. F6+WK (Serial No. 10018). 2(F)/122, EB-103, T2/FE-499.

 (FlugKerl2 Photo)

Mignet-Crosley HM.14 Pou du Ciel, Reg. No. X-15749.  1st Flying Flea built in U.S., 11-1-35.  EAA - Experimental Aircraft Association, Oshkosh, WI.

 (Biersaufer Photo)

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis Fagot (Serial No. 70919), C/N 4320.  People’s Republic of China also recorded as (Serial No. 4320).

 (Mike Peel Photo)

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13 Fishbed-C (Serial No. 63), C/N N74212106.

Mitchell U-2 Super Wing (Serial No. PU646), Reg. No. N5820.  Built by F. March, M. Bourguin, U-2 Club of Toledo.

Mitsubishi A6M7 Zero Model 63, E-143 (Serial No. 23186).  Displayed as 3-143?, C/N 4323?  SAM - San Diego Aerospace Museum, San Diego, CA.

Mitsubishi G4M3 Betty, nose section only, Mitsubishi (Serial No. 3041).  T2-2205.

Monnett Moni (Serial No. 154), Reg. No. N23HW.

Monocoupe 70 (Serial No. 133), Reg. No. NC6730.  On loan to the California Museum of Science and Industry, Los Angeles, California.

Monocoupe 110 Special “Lil Butch,” (Serial No. 7W96), Reg. No. NC36Y.  On loan to the Virginia Air and Space Museum, Richmond, Virginia.

Montgomery Evergreen.  On loan to the San Diego Aerospace Museum, San Diego, California.

Montgomery Santa Clara (parts).

Mooney M-18C Mite (Serial No. 201), Reg. No. N3199Y.

Morane-Saulnier MS.500/Fieseler Fi 156 Storch (Serial No. 85), Reg. No. 80138.

Naval Aircraft Factory N3N Yellow Peril (BuNo. 3022), 44, built in 1941.  Previously displayed above the hockey rink at the Dahlgren Hall Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland.

Nagler-Rolz NR 54 V2.  On loan to the Hubschrauber Museum, Buckeburg, Germany.

Nakajima B6N2 Tenzan (Jill) (Serial No. Nakajima-5350).  No. 12, T2/FE-1200/FE-N1200.

Nakajima C6N1-S Saiun (Myrt) (Serial No. Nakajima-4161).  T2/FE-4803/FE-N4803.

 (Sturmvogel 66 Photo)

Nakajima J1N1-S Gekko (Irving) (Serial No. Nakajima-7334).  T2/FE-700.

Nakajima J5N1 Tenrai (Heavenly Thunder).  Parts only: aft fuselage & fin, left wing panel, fuel cells.

Nakajima Ki-43-IIb Hayabusa (Oscar), C/N 62387 (Serial No. 6).  No. 10?, T2/FE-6430, displayed as “13.”  EAA - Experimental Aircraft Association, Oshkosh, WI.

Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi, (Sabre) (Serial No. 1002).  T2/FE-156.

Nakajima Kikka, (Orange Blossum).  A-103, probably assembled from parts.

 (Bill McChesney Photo)

NASA Oblique Wing remotely piloted vehicle (RPV).

Nelson BB-1 Dragonfly (Serial No. 507), Reg. No. N34932.

Nelson PG-185B Hummingbird (Serial No. 80), Reg. No. N68580.

 (Nathan Matias Photo, left, Randy Ray Photo, right)

Nieuport 28C-1 (Serial No. 1958E), Reg. No. N4123A.

Noorduyn C-64A Norseman air ambulance, 1945.  (Bill Larkins Photo)

Noorduyn UC-64 Norseman, US Forest Service, ca late 1940s.  (Bill Larkins Photo)

Noorduyn YC-64 Norseman Mk. IV (Serial No. 42-5046), 78.

North American B-25J/TB-25J-20 Mitchell “Carol Jean,” (Serial No. 44-29887).  108-33162.  “Luscious Lulu” in film “Catch-22,” Reg. No. N10564.  Dulles International Airport.

 (Kowloonese Photo)

North American F-86A Sabre (Serial No. 48-0260), FU-260, C/N 151-43629.  Flew combat in Korea, 4th FW, Kimpo Air Base.

North American F-100D-45-NH Super Sabre (Serial No. 55-2914) in formation over South Vietnam in 1967.  (USAF Photo)

North American F-100D Super Sabre formation, 118th Tactical Fighter Squadron, ca 1960.  (USAF Photo)

North American F-100D Super Sabre (Serial No. 56-3440).  C/N 245-90.  Flown by R. Risner, 1st Air Force Cross winner in VN.

North American FJ-1 Fury ca. 1947.  (NMNA Photo)

North American FJ-1 Fury ca. 1948.  One is preserved in the NASM.  (NMNA Photo)

North American O-47B (Serial No. 39-101) from the 101st Observation Squadron, Massachusetts National Guard, in flight, 1940.  (USAAF Photo)

North American O-47A (Serial No. 25-222), Reg. No. 37-279.

 (Ad Meskens Photo)

North American P-51C-10NT Mustang (Serial No. 44-10947), C/N 111-29080. "Excalibur III", Reg. No. N1202,  This aircraft was an air racer.  1946: Bendix Race 2,048 miles: 1st Place at 435 mph, Paul Mantz pilot.  1947: Bendix Race 2,048 miles: 1st Place at 460 mph! Paul Mantz pilot.  1947: Set coast-coast speed records (both directions) as "Blaze of Noon".  1948: #60 "The Houstonian".  1948: Bendix Race 2,044 miles: 2nd Place by 10 sec at 446 mph. Flown by Linton Carny, Mantz flew 1st Place, Reg. No. N1204.  1949: #60 Bendix Race 2,008 miles: 3rd Place at 449mph. Flown by Herman Salmon.  1950: N1202, Charles Blair/Pan American World Airways, flew as "Excalibur III".  31 Jan 1951: Record-setting flight from NY to London, 7 hours 48 minutes.  29 May 1951: Record-setting flight from Bardufoss Norway over the North Pole to Fairbanks Alaska in 10 hours 27 minutes.  1951: Record-setting flight from Fairbanks Alaska to New York, NY, 9.5 hours.  1952: Charles Blair awarded the Harmon International Trophy by President Harry Truman.  Circa 1953: purchased by Pan American.  1953: donated to Smithsonian Institution, NASM. 
1977: restoration.  1988: on display at California Museum of Science/Industry.  2000: moved to NASM, Washington DC.  2004: on display at Udvar-Hazy Center, NASM.  Temporarily loaned to the California Science Center, returned to the NASM.  Currently on display in the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Dulles Airport, Virginia.

North American AT-6A Texan in flight.  ((USAF Photo)

North American SNJ-4A/AT-6 Texan (BuNo. 51398), C/N 88-13780.

 (NASA Photo)

Northrop M2-F1 (Serial No. 1), Reg. No. N86652, NASA803.  Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards AFB, CA.

 (Demilio Photo)

Northrop N-1M Flying Wing, Reg. No. NX28311.

Northrop P-61B Black Widow, Novato, California, 23 June 1948.  (USAF Photo)

 (Jarek Tuszynski Photo, left, USAF/DoD Photo, right)

Northrop P-61C Black Widow (Serial No. 43-8330), FK-330, C/N 1376.  Donated to the National Air Museum (now the National Air and Space Museum) in 1950, recalled for flight test work, it came back to the museum in 1954.

 (NASA Photo)

Northrop XP-56 Black Bullet (Serial No. 42-38353).  FF 3-23-44, 1st all-welded magnesium airframe.

Olmstead Pusher.  Astrophysicist C. Olmstead design, never flown.

) (Ad Meskens Photo, left, Nick Galante Photo, right)

Pathfinder Plus, NASA Remotely Piloted Vehicle (RPV).

 (Hayden747 Photo)

Pentecost E III Hoppi-Copter, Reg. No. NX31222.  On loan to the Pima Air & Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona.

 (Trashbag Photo)

Piasecki PV-2 Helicopter, Reg. No. NX37061.  2nd successful helicopter to fly in U.S., FF 11 Apr 1943.  NHMC - National Helicopter Museum and Education Center, West Chester, PA.

Piasecki HRP-1G Rescuer helicopter, USCG ca. 1948.  (USCG Photo)

Piasecki XHRP-1 Rescuer Helicopter (BuNo. 01045).  (Possibly BuNo. 37968 or 37969).

Pioneer RQ-2A UAV.  Flown during the Gulf War.

Piper J-2 Cub (Serial No. 913), Reg. No. NC20137.  1st J-2 built by Piper Aircraft CorpOn loand to the Federal Aviation Administration, Washington, D.C

Piper J-3 Cub (Serial No. 6578), Reg. No. NC35773.

Piper L-4 Grasshopper, USAAC, ca 1944.  (USAAC Photo)

Piper L-4B Grasshopper (Serial No. 44-1074).  9935.  On loan to the 45th Infantry Division Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser “City of Washington,” (Serial No. 12-1618), Reg. No. NX2365M.  Around-the-world flight, 10 Dec 1949.

Piper PA-18 Super Cub (Serial No. 18-4151), Reg. No. N1872P.  Mapped uranium deposits.

Piper PA-23 Apache (Serial No. 14), Reg. No. N101P.  13th Apache built, N114DA.

Pitcairn AC-35 (Serial No. J-91).  X70, Reg. No. NX70.

Pitcairn Autogyro, flown at Hampton Roads, California, ca 1929.  (SDASM Photo)

Pitcairn Autogyro, flown at Langley Airfield, NACA.  (NASA Photo)

Pitcairn-Cierva PCA-1A Autogyro (Serial No. A-2), , Reg. No. X95N.  1st indigenous U.S. autogiro, FF April 1930.

Pitts Special S-1-C “Little Stinker,” (Serial No. 2), Reg. No. N22E.  Curtis Pitts, “The original Pitts Special.”

Pitts Special S-1-S (Serial No. JDR2), Reg. No. N11DR, Reg. No. N11DR.

Platt-LePage XR-1 Helicopter (Serial No. 41-001).  1st helicopter purchased by AAF.  (USAAF Photo)

Princeton Air Scooter.

Redstone Rocket No. CC-56, Cape Canaveral, Florida, 17 Sep 1958.  (US Army Photo)

 (Mike Peel Photo)

Republic F-105D Thunderchief (Serial No. 60-445).  388 TFW 1966-70, possible MiG-17 kill on 3 June 1967.

 (Eric Salard Photo)

Republic P-47D-30-RA Thunderbolt (Serial No. 44-32691).  Restored as LH-E.

Republic RC-3 Seabee (Serial No. 992), Reg. No. NC6709K.

 (Daderot Photo)

Rheintochter R1 Missile.

 (Ed Post Photo)

Rockwell Shrike Commander 500S.

 (Cliff from Arlington Photo)

Rotorway Scorpion Too Helicopter (Serial No. 707), Reg. No. N18849.  Most popular homebuilt helicopter.

Rutan Quickie,  (Serial No. 169), Reg. No. N169H.

Rutan Vari-Eze (Serial No. 2), Reg. No. N4EZ.  First kits based on this aircraft.

Rutan Vari-Eze, unbuilt kit.  No foam, engine or instruments.

 (Babbage Photo)

Ryan PT-22A Recruit (Serial No.), 481.

Ryan X-13A Vertijet (Serial No. 54-1619).  On loan to the San Diego Aerospace Museum, San Diego, California.

Saab J-29-F Tunman,  (Serial No. 29.657), Reg. No. 69-E-1.  Swept-wing fighter. Presented to NASM by Royal Swedish Air Force Chief of Staff.

 (Richelieu 08 Photo)

Scaled Composites Model 311 Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer, Reg. No. N277SF.

Schempp-Hirth Nimbus II.

Schneider-Hofmann-Rehberg SG 38.

Schweizer 2-22 EK Glider (Serial No. 212), Reg. No. N2790Z.  Flown in airshows by Byron G. “Scotty” McCray.

Sharp DR90 Nemesis.

Shoemaker-Cannonhouse.  Tractor pontoon biplane, 1912.

 (FlugKerl2 Photo)

Sikorsky JRS-1/S-43 Cargo Transport (BuNo. 1063).  4346.  This is the only NA&SM aircraft that was present during the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor on 7 Dec 1941.

 (Cliff from Arlington Photo, left, Mike Peel Photo, right)

Sikorsky YH-19A helicopter.

 (Joe Ravi Photo)

Sikorsky UH-34D Seahorse Helicopter (BuNo. 148768), C/N 58-1319. USMC, HMM 163 markings.

 (Ad Meskens Photo, left, Jarek Tuszynski Photo, right)

Sikorsky XR-4/VS-316 Hoverfly Helicopter (Serial No. 41-18874).  1st single-rotor military helicopter.  On loan to the National Helicopter Museum and Education Center, West Chester, PA.

Sikorsky XR-5/VS-327 Dragonfly Helicopter (Serial No. 43-47954).  SS-34.  FF 8-18-43.

 (Ad Meskens Photo)

Space Shuttle Enterprise.

 (USGOV-PD Photo)

SPAD XIII (Serial No.), "Smith IV", 22nd Pursuit Squadron.

 (Rogerd Photo, left, Cliff from Arlington Photo, right)

SPAD XVI (Serial No. 959), AS9392.  Flown by Brigadier-General Billy Mitchell during the First World War.  On loan to the National Museum of the USAF, Dayton, Ohio.

 (NMUSAF Photo)

Sperry-Verville M-1 Messenger, Reg. No. AS68533.  On loan to the National Museum of the USAF, Dayton, Ohio.

Standard J-1 (Serial No. 177), Reg. No. N1375.

Stanley Nomad, Reg. No. NX20645.  FF 6-20-38.

Stearman-Hammon Y, Reg. No. NC15533.

Stinson L-5 Sentinel (Serial No. 42-14798).

Stinson SR-10F Reliant (Serial No. 5910), Reg. No. NC2311.  1st human ground-to-air pickup, 4 Sep 1943.  On loan to the National Postal Museum, Washington, D.C.

Stits SA-2 Skybaby (Serial No. 2), Reg. No. N5K.  World’s smallest aircraft in 1952.  Experimental Aircraft Association, Oshkosh, WI.

Stout Skycar, Reg. No. X10899.  Exhibited at 1931 National Aircraft Show.

Travel Air D4D “Pepsi Skywriter.”

Turner RT-14 Meteor, Reg. No. NX263Y.  Thompson Trophy Race winner 1938-39.

Ultraflight Lazair SS EC (Serial No. A838), Reg. No. 911MP.  2nd police Ultralight at Monterey Park, CA.

Verville Sport Trainer, Reg. No. NC457M.

Vertol VZ-2A.

Vought OS2U-1 Kingfisher in flight.  (USN Photo)

Vought-Sikorsky OS2U-3 Kingfisher (BuNo. 5909), 13.  Operated from USS Indiana, May 1942 to Dec 1944.

Vought-Sikorsky V-173 Flying Pancake (BuNo. 02978).  FF 11-23-42.

 (Michael Yew Photo)

Vought F4U-1D Corsair (BuNo. 50375), 86, C/N 5622.  Restored as F4U-1A “Sun Setter” of VMF 113.  Suspended from the ceiling.

 (FlugKerl Photo)

Vought RF-8G Crusader (BuNo. 146860), AF-701.  RF-8A modified to RF-8G configuration, service in VN.

Vought XF-8U-1 Crusader (BuNo. 138899).  1, 1955 Collier Trophy winner.  On loan to Boeing Field, Seattle, WA.

Vultee BT-13A Valiant (Serial No. 41-22124).

Waco Primary Glider.  Major components only.

Waco UIC Cabin (Serial No. 3715), Reg. No. N13062.

Waco 9, Reg. No. N452 (Serial No. 389).

  (Jarek Tuszynski Photo)

Waterman Arrobile (Serial No. 1), Reg. No. N54P.  On loan to the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois.

Waterman Whatsit (Serial No. 1), Reg. No. X12272.

Weedhopper JC-24C (Serial No. 1845).  Ignition system: six “D” flashlight batteries.

 (Ad Meskens Photo, left, Jarek Tuszynski Photo, right)

Westland Lysander Mk. IIIa, RCAF (Serial No. 2346), C/N 1185, AC-B, 138 Sqn. RAF, Reg. No. N7791.  Donated to the NASM in 1979.

Windecker Eagle I (Serial No. 6), Reg. No. N4197G.  1st civil aircraft built entirely of glass-fiber.

Wiseman-Cooke.  On loan to the National Postal Museum, Washington, D.C.

Wolf Valkyrie.

 (Jarek Tuszynski Photo)

Wright Model B, replica/

Yakovlev Yak-18 “Max,” (Serial No. 59).

Yokosuka Kugisho MXY7-K2 Ohka Model 22 (Serial No. Kugisho-61).

Yokosuka Kugisho Ohka 22 (Cherry Blossum) (Serial No. 59).

Zimmerman Flying Platform.  Built to test weight-shift control principles.

Dahlgren, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, 17320 Dahlgren Road, 22448.  Located 23 miles from Fredericksburg, Dahlgren Division also houses naval Space Command, AEGIS Training and Readiness Center, and Joint Warfare Analysis Center.

Grumman A-6E Intruder (BuNo. 159567), C/N I556.

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 159841).

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 57-0703).

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 57-0761).

McDonnell Douglas YF-18A Hornet (BuNo. 161527).

McDonnell Douglas YF-18A Hornet (BuNo. 162458).

Joint Base Langley-Eustis (Fort Eustis), United States Army Transportation Museum, 300 Washington Blvd, Besson Hall, 23604-5260.

Air Car GEM-2X Model 2500 ground-effect vehicle (No Serial No.).

Avro Canada VZ-9 Avrocar Mk. II (Serial No. 59-4975).  Out for restoration.

Beechcraft U-8D Seminole (Serial No. 58-3051).

Bell H-13E Sioux (Serial No. 51-04010). On exhibit inside the museum.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Bell UH-1B Iroquois Helicopter (Serial  No. 56-6723).  Painted International Orange, part of the Aviation Detachment to Antarctica.

Bell UH-H Iroquois Helicopter (Serial  No. 74-22376).  Restoration project.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Bell 533 High Performance Helicopter, located on base separate from the museum.

Bell Rocket Belt.  Not on exhibit at this time.

  (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Boeing CH-46A Chinook Helicopter (Serial No. 59-4984).  Oldest surviving Chinook.

Cessna L-19A/O-1 Bird Dog (Serial No. 51-12745).  

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

De Havilland Canada U-6A Beaver (Serial No. 58-1997).

De Havilland Canada DHC-3/U-1A Otter (Serial No. 55-3270), C/N 116.

 (William Grimes Photo, left, Author Photo, right)

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

De Havilland Canada YC-7A Caribou (Serial No. 57-3079), C/N 5, Golden Knights colours.

De Lacker Aerocycle DH-4 one-man flying platform.  Not on exhibit at this time.

Doak VZ-4 (Serial No. 56-9642), VTOL research aircraft.

Hiller H-23B Raven (Serial No. 51-16168).  Painted as 111-11.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Hughes TH-55A Osage (Serial No. 67-16944).  Painted trainee orange.

Hughes YAH-64 Apache (Serial No. 73-22248).  Transferred to Fort Rucker.

Lockheed AH-56A Cheyenne (Serial No. 66-8832).  Transferred to Fort Rucker.

Piasecki Vertol H-21C Shawnee (Serial No. 56-2077).

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Piasecki HUP-2 Retriever/UH-25 Mule (Serial No. 130043).

Piasecki VZ-8P1 Flying Jeep (Serial No. 58-5510).  Model 59K Sky Car.  Transferred to the American Aviation Museum.

Piasecki VZ-8P-B Airgeep II  (Serial No. 58-5511).

Sikorsky H-19D Chickasaw (Serial No. 56-1550).

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Sikorsky VH-34C Choctaw (Serial No. 57-1725).

Sikorsky CH-37B Mojave (Serial No. 57-1651).

Sikorsky YCH-54A Tarhe helicopter (Serial No. 64-14202) in the 1960s. This helicopter was lost in Vietnam on 9 August 1966.  (U.S. Army Photo)

 (Mytwocents Photo)

 Author Photos

Sikorsky YCH-54A Tarhe (Serial No. 64-14203), C/N 64-005.

Front Royal, Airport.

North American F-86H Sabre (Serial No. 52-2044), C/N 183-70, “Howdy Doody”, 167th TFS, WV ANG.

Hampton, Air Power Park and Museum, 413 W. Mercury Blvd, VA 23666-4313.  Off Hwy 64 West.

Aero L-39 Albatross, Reg. No. N555K.

Cessna O-2A Skymaster (Serial No. 68-6885).

Corporal IRBM.

Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk I (Serial No.).

Eastern (GM) TBM-3E Avenger (BuNo. 85886).

Hawker Siddeley XV-6A Kestrel (Serial No. 64-18267), P.1127.  NASA 520.

Hughes OH-6A Osage (Serial No. 67-1694).

Jupiter IRBM.

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 51-9086), C/N 580-6870.

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 52-0734), TBC.

Lockheed F-104C Starfighter (Serial No.), TBC.

LTV A-7E Corsair II (BuNo. 157506), AC 300, C/N E-162.  USN.

McDonnell TF-101F Voodoo (Serial No. 56-0246), C/N 211.

McDonnell Douglas RF-4C Phantom II (Serial No. 69-0372), ZZ, C/N 3906.

Mercury Space capsule.

Mercury Little Joe Rocket Booster.

Nike Surface-to Air Missile (SAM).

Nike Ajax SAM.

Nike Hercules SAM.

North American F-86L Sabre Dog (Serial No. 51-3064), C/N 177-121.  D Model converted to L Model, 37th FIS, 14th FIW.  On display since 1962.

North American F-100D Super Sabre (Serial No. 54-2145), C/N 223-25.

Northrop F-89J Scorpion (Serial No. 52-2129), FV-129, C/N N4541.  Former F-89D.

Piasecki Vertol CH-21C-PH Shawnee (Serial No. 56-2146).

Polaris A-2 SLBM.

Republic F-105D Thunderchief (Serial No. 61-0073), F-105D-15-RE, ME, standing on short concrete pylons.

Sikorsky H-19D Chickasaw (Serial No. 56-1522).









Polaris A-2

Hampton, Joint Base Langley-Eustis (Langley Air Force Base), 23665-5548.  Located three miles north of Hampton, Langley AFB is home to Air Combat Command, 1st Fighter Wing, 10th Intelligence Squadron, and Air Force Doctrine Center, Det 1.

Boeing B-52G Stratofortress (Serial No. 59-2601), C/N 464364, mounted on pylons.

Fairchild Republic YA-10A Thunderbolt II (Serial No. 71-1370).

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 78-0001), LF, C/N 61-7, mounted on a pylon.

McDonnell Douglas F-4N Phantom II (BuNo. 151510), NF-100, C/N 700, AJ, VF-161, mounted on a pylon.

McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle (Serial No. 71-0281), C/N 2/A002, mounted on a pylon.

North American F-86H Sabre (Serial No. 52-5747), painted as (Serial No. 53-1483), mounted on a pylon.

Republic F-105D Thunderchief (Serial No. 61-0217), mounted on a pylon.

Hampton, Virginia Air and Space Center, 600 Settlers Landing Road, 23669-4033.

American AA-1, Reg. No. N501NA.

Apollo 12.

Bell P-39Q Airacobra (Serial No. 42-20027).

Bell UH-1M Iroquois Helicopter (Serial  No. 69-6648).

Boeing Stearman Model 75 Kaydet (Serial No. 07481), Reg. No. N2S3.

Consolidated B-24 Liberator, nose section (Serial No.), "Grumpy".

Convair F-106B Delta Dart (Serial No. 57-2516), Reg. No. N816NA.

Douglas DC-9-32, Reg. No. N803AT.

General Dynamics YF-16A Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 72-01567).

General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon cockpit (Serial No.).

Grumman A-6 Intruder (BuNo. 152941).

Hawker Siddeley XV-6A Kestrel (Serial No. 64-18266), NASA 5.

Kitfox, Reg. No. N177A.

Lockheed F-104C Starfighter (Serial No. 57-0916), painted as (Serial No. 67-0917.

McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II (Serial No. 67-0392), JJ, C/N 3301.

McDonnell Douglas F-18 Hornet (BuNo. 160780), C/N 0006/A006, Reg. No. NASA 840, High Alpha Research Vehicle (HARV) (4/03).

Piper J-3 Cub, Reg. No. N6003H.

Pitts S-1S, not registered (Serial No.).

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 51-1786), FS-786, suspended from the ceiling.

Rutan Vari-Eze, not registered (Serial No.).

Schleicher ASW12AS-W12, Reg. No. N491V.

Wright 1903 Flyer, full-scale reproduction.


 (liftarn Photo)

Lockheed A-12 Oxcart (Serial No. 60-6931).  Central Intelligence Agency HQ. This is the 8th aircraft of 15 A-12s built.

Manassas, Commemorative Air Force, National Capitol Squadron.

Piper L-5 Grasshopper (Serial No.).  (2)


Vought F4U-7 Corsair (Serial No. 133710), Heritage Aircraft LCC.

Melfa, Accomack County Airport.

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

McDonnell-Douglas A-4F Skyhawk (BuNo. 155036), AF-00, C/N 13852.

Newport News, War Memorial Museum, 9285 Warwick Blvd, Huntington Park, 23607.

Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard (Serial No.)

Norfolk Naval Air Station, Eugene Ely Air Park.

Boeing Vertol HH-46D Sea Knight (BuNo. 151953), BR 39, C/N 2103.  NAS Norfolk Memorial Park.

Grumman A-6E Intruder (BuNo. 152923), AA-501, 500, C/N I-227.  NAS Norfolk Memorial Park

Grumman A-6E Intruder (BuNo. 161093).  Training hulk.

Grumman A-6E Intruder (BuNo. 162211). Training hulk.

Grumman A-6E Intruder (BuNo. 162212). Training hulk.

Grumman E-2B Hawkeye (BuNo. 152483).

Grumman E-2B Hawkeye (BuNo. 150541), AJ-600, C/N 21, mounted on pylons.  NAS Norfolk Memorial Park.

Grumman E-2C Hawkeye (BuNo. 159105). Training hulk.

Grumman E-2C Hawkeye (BuNo. 159107). Training hulk.

Grumman E-2C Hawkeye (BuNo. 160007). Training hulk.

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 159445), AA 103, C/N 111.  NAS Norfolk Memorial Park

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 159107).  Training hulk.

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 159874).  Training hulk.

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 160007).  Training hulk.

Kaman SH-2F Sea Sprite (BuNo. 149026), C/N 30, NAS Norfolk Memorial Park.

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier (BuNo. 161399). Training hulk.

Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion (BuNo. 153729).

Sikorsky RH-53D Sea Stallion (BuNo. 158692), NW-601, C/N 65-365, NAS Norfolk Memorial Park.

Sikorsky SH-3H Sea King (BuNo. 148042), HU 728, C/N 61020.  NAS Norfolk Memorial Park.

Norfolk, Nauticus Maritime Museum. One Waterside Drive, 23510.

Douglas A-4E Skyhawk (BuNo. 150058), 1, C/N 13111.  Preserved on the roof of the Museum.

 (Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Teresa J. Donnelly, USN Photo)

Battleship USS Wisconsin, (BB 64), on the Elizabeth River alongside the Nauticus Museum.

Norfolk, Little Creek Naval Amphibious Base, 2600 Tarawa Court, 23521-3229.

Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight (BuNo. 1953), 39.

Portsmouth, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, 23709-5000.

Polaris Missile.  Naval Shipyard Museum.

Roanoke, Virginia Museum of Transportation.

Atlas Missile.

Grumman F9F-8P Cougar (BuNo.).

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 53-5386).

Piasecki UH-25B Retriever (Serial No.).

Richmond, Defense Supply Center.

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 159853).

McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle (Serial No. 71-0283).

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 52-6634), mounted on a pylon.

Richmond, Virginia Air National Guard, 192nd FG, Richmond International Airport, Byrd Field, 23150-2526.

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 52-8837), mounted on a pylon at the old ANG gate at the airport.

Republic F-105D Thunderchief (Serial No. 61-0050), C/N D245.  Mounted on a pylon at the old ANG gate at the airport.

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 72-0192), VA, C/N D-314, standing in front of the old ANG gate at the airport.

Fredericksburg, Shannon Air Museum, Shannon Airport, 3380 Shannon Airport Circle.

(Most of the aircraft here were previously on display at the Richmond, Virginia Aviation Museum)

Aeronca C-2N Collegian/Razorback, C/N A151, Reg. No. N11417.  1932.

Aeronca C-3, C/N 426, Reg. No. NC14640.  1935.

Bellanca CH-400 Skyrocket, 140, C/N 187,  Reg. No. NX237.  1928.  Restored from the remains of a CH-300 Pacemaker.

Bruner Winkle BK Bird, C/N 2025.  1929.

Bücker Bü-133-C Jungmeister, C/N 251, Reg. No. N133BU.  1941.

Curtiss-Robertson J-1D Robin, C/N 773, Reg. No. NC542N.  1929.

Curtiss-Wright Speedwing A-14D, Reg. No. N12323.  1936.  Only known survivor.

Curtiss JN4-D Jenny, C/N 450, Signal Corps (Serial No. 2975).  1918.

Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (BuNo. 148543), NP, 8442, C/N 12736.

Ercoupe 415-D, C/N 1766, Reg. No. N99143.  1946.

Fairchild 24-G, C/N 2983, Reg. No. NC19123.  1937.

Fairchild FC-2W2, CN 140, Reg. No. NX8006.  1927, "Stars and Stripes".  On loan from the National Air and Space Museum.

Fleet Model 1, C/N 347, Reg. No. N766V.  1930.  Painted as USAAC Fleet YPT-6.

Ford 4-AT-A Tri-motor, Reg. No. NC9612.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Grumman F-14D Tomcat (BuNo. 164346), AJ-110, C/N 621/D-26.  VF-31, USS Theodore Roosevelt.  On loan from the National Museum of Naval Aviation.  Last Tomcat to operationally trap aboard a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier.

Heath Super Parasol, C/N 31919, Reg. No. N1926.  1928.

Link Trainer.

 (B. Dube Photo)

Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird (Serial No. 61-7968), C/N 2019.  1966.  On loan from the National Museum of the USAF.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 70-0966), VA, C/N D-112.  192nd Tactical Fighter Wing, Virginia ANG.  On loan from the National Museum of the USAF.

Monocoupe 110 Special, Reg. No. N36Y.

Pietenpohl Air Camper and Sky Scout, C/N 410, Reg. No. N9040N.  1928.

Piper J-3 Cub, C/N 14812, Reg. No. N42535.  1943.

Pitcairn PA-5 Mailwing, C/N 9, Reg. No. NC3835.  1927.  Eastern Air Transport colours.  On loan from the Science Museum of Virginia.

Quickie 200 Tri-Gear, C/N 2725, Reg. No. N200XQ.  1988.

 (Ross Catrow Photo)

SPAD S.VII (Serial No. B9913).  Built in 1917, one of 19 British-built fighters sent to the USA in 1918.

 (RuthAS Photo)

Standard E-1 (Serial No. B-123).  1918.

Stinson SR-10G Reliant, C/N 5903, Reg. No. NC21135.  1937.  This aircraft served with the USAAF as a Stinson UC-81 Reliant.  On loan from the Science Museum of Virginia.

Taylorcraft E-2 Cub, C/N 33, Reg. No. NC12628.  1932.  Suspended from the ceiling.

Travel Air 2000,  C/N 721, `Old Elephant Ears`, Reg. No. NC6282.  1927.

 (RuthAS Photo)

Vultee V-1AD Special, C/N 25, Reg. No. NC16099.  1936.  `Lady Peace II`.  Only known survivor.

Waco EGC-8, C/N 5062.  1938.

 (NiD.29 Photo)

Waco YOC, C/N 4279, Reg. No. NC17740.  1935.  On loan from the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society.

Wright Brothers 1899 Kite, reproduction.

Wright Brothers 1900 Glider, reproduction.

Wright Brothers 1901 Glider, reproduction.

Wright Brothers 1903 Flyer, reproduction.

South Norfolk

Grumman F-11A Tiger (BuNo.).  Schoolyard.


North American F-86H Sabre (Serial No. 52-2005).  Town center.

Tappahannock, Airport.

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 51-6690).  Virginia ANG.

Triangle, National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, MCB Triangle, 22134-5002.

Balloon Basket.

Beech UC-45J Expeditor (BuNo. 90536).

Beech UC-45J Expeditor (BuNo. 51178).

Bell OH-13/HTL-4 Sioux (BuNo. 128635). Air Ambulance.

Bell HTL-7/TH-13N Sioux (BuNo. 145840).

Bell UH-1E Iroquois (BuNo. 154760), inside the NMMC.

Bell AH-1J Sea Cobra (BuNo. 159212).

Boeing FB-5 Model 55 Hawk (Serial No. A-7114)

Boeing Stearman N2S-3 Kaydet (Serial No. 07481)

Boeing Vertol CH-46D Sea Knight (BuNo. 153986), C/N 2337, inside the NMMC.

Convair OY-1 Sentinel (Serial No. 12054)

Curtiss A-2 Pusher (Serial No.)

Curtiss JN-4HG-1 Jenny (Serial No. A4160).

Curtiss F6C-4 Hawk (Serial No.)

De Havilland DH-4 (Serial No.)

Douglas C-47/R4D-6 Skytrain (Serial No. 17278)

Douglas A24B Banshee (Serial No. 42-54582).  42-60817.

Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless (BuNo. 6583), restoration project.

Douglas SBD-6 Dauntless (BuNo. 54605)

Douglas AD-4B Skyraider (BuNo. 132261)

Douglas EF-10B Skyknight (BuNo. 124618), TN, C/N 7488.

Douglas F-5A/F4D-1 Skyray (BuNo. 139177)

Douglas A-4A Skyhawk (BuNo. 142226)

Eastern (GM) TBM-3 Avenger (BuNo. 85890)

Goodyear FG-1A Corsair (BuNo. 13459), 86, suspended from the ceiling inside the  NMMC, above Vought F4U-4 Corsair (BuNo. 97369).

Goodyear FG-1D Corsair (BuNo. 13458), painted as (BuNo. 13486), Reg. No. N448AG?

Goodyear FG-1D Corsair (BuNo. 92023)

Goodyear F2G-1D Corsair (BuNo. 88454)

Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat (BuNo. 12114), 2, C/N 3809.  Suspended from the ceiling inside the NMMC.

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat (BuNo. 41476)

Grumman F6F-5K Hellcat (BuNo. 94263), on loan to the Cradle of Aviation Museum in New York.

Grumman F6F-5K Hellcat (BuNo. 80141)

Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat (BuNo. 80375)

Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat (BuNo. 80382)

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat (BuNo. 121707)

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat (BuNo. 121776)

Grumman F9F-2 Panther (BuNo. 123526)

Grumman F9F-5 Panther (BuNo. 125301)

Grumman F-11A Tiger (BuNo. 141872)

Gyrodyne YRON-1 Rotorcycle (Serial No. 4012)

Hiller OH-23F Raven (Serial No. 62-12509)

Hiller OH-23F Raven (Serial No. 62-12510)

Link Trainer

Lockheed C-130 Hercules (Serial No. 161223)

Lockheed A-2 Polaris Missile.

McDonnell F-2D/F2H-4 Banshee (BuNo 127693)

McDonnell FH-1 Phantom I (BuNo. 111768).  456, Reg. No. N4283A.

McDonnell Douglas F-4A Phantom II (BuNo. 143388), C/N 3.  Oldest surviving Phantom II.

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet (BuNo. 161970), MG-01, C/N 0187/A148.

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II (BuNo. 161396), C/N 512001/001.  On loan from the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, this aircraft is now suspended from the ceiling inside the NMMC.

Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot (Serial No. 70007)

Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21 Fishbed (Serial No.)

North American T-6/SNJ-5 Texan (Serial No. 84962)

North American T-28 Trojan (Serial No.)

North American B-25D Mitchell nose (Serial No. 43-3308)

North American FJ-3 Fury (BuNo. 136119)

Sikorsky HO3S-1/H5F Dragonfly (BuNo. 124344)

Sikorsky HO5S-1 Dragonfly (BuNo.)

SikorskyHRS-2 Chickasaw (BuNo. 127828), painted as (BuNo. 127834).

Sikorsky CH-19E/HRS-3 Chickasaw (BuNo. 130252)

Sikorsky VH-34D Seahorse (BuNo. 147161)

Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion (BuNo. 151692)

Stinson L-5 Sentinel (BuNo. 120454)

Thomas-Morse S.4 Scout (Serial No. R66Y)

Vought F4U-4 Corsair (BuNo. 97369), C/N 9523.  Suspended from the ceiling inside the NMMC.

Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka Model 22 (Serial No. 1-13)

Virginia Beach, Commemorative Air Force, Old Dominion Wing, Hampton Roads Airport.

Boeing Stearman Kaydet (Serial No.).

Lockheed C-60A/L-18 Lodestar (Serial No.).

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

North American SNJ Texan (Serial No.).

North American T-28 Trojan (Serial No.).

Stinson L-5 Sentinel (Serial No.).  Project.

Vought F4U-1 Corsair (Serial No.).  Project.

Virginia Beach, Military Aviation Museum.  Jerry Yagen's Fighter Factory, Tidewater Tech, 240 Municipal Airport Road, Suffolk Municipal Airport, 23434.

Aichi D3A Val replica based on a Vultee BT-13A constructed for the movie Tora! Tora! Tora!

Albatros D.Va, replica, 1992.

Avro 504K, Reg. No. H5991, airworthy replica.

Avro 504K, replica, static display only.

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

Beechcraft T-34A Mentor (Serial No. G778), Reg. No. N56NT.

Bell P-39 Airacobra (Serial No.).  Being rebuilt in Australia.

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

Bell P-63A-10-BE King Cobra (Serial No. 42-70609), 17, serious corrosion.

Blériot XI, replica.

 (Joanna Poe Photo)

Boeing P-26 Peashooter (Serial No.), replica, in the markings of the 94th Pursuit Squadron.

 (Michael Rehbaum Photo)

Boeing Stearman Model 75 Kaydet (Serial No.), N2S-3, 743, USN, Reg. No. N4IEE.

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (Serial No. 44-8543), "Chuckie B", Reg. No. N3701G.

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

Bücker Bü 133C Jungmeister (Serial No. 38), 1940.

 (Joanna Poe Photo)

CASA 352L (Junkers Ju 520, (Serial No. 77), 1949, ex-Spanish Air Force (Serial No. T2B 176).

 (Joanna Poe Photo, left, Michel Rehbaum Photo, right)

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina (BuNo. 48294), Reg. No. N9521C.

Curtiss Pusher, replica.

Curtiss JN-4 (Serial No.).

 (Michael Rehbaum Photos)

Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk Mk. 1A, RAF (Serial No. ET573), USAAF (Serial No. 41-35918).

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

De Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (Serial No.), 1940.

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

De Havilland DH 89 Dragon Rapide, (Serial No.), 1944, RAF.

 (Jnc Photo)

 (Aldo Bidini Photo)

De Havilland DH 98 Mosquito FB Mk 26, RCAF (Serial No. KA114), 1945, Canadian built, this aircraft is airworthy.

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk (Serial No.).

Douglas A-26B Invader (Serial No. 41-39161), painted as (Serial No. 44-36874), Reg. No. N26RP.  8-gun version.

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

 (Aldo Bidini Photo)

Douglas AD-4 Skyraider (BuNo. 123827), Reg. No. N23827.

Fairchild PT-19A-FA (Serial No. 42-83643), (T43-7230).

Fiat G.55/59, being restored based on a post-war Fiat G.59B (Serial No. MM53778) two-seat trainer with a Rolls-Royce engine.

Fieseler Fi-156 Storch (Serial No. 751), Reg. No. N42FM.  Moraine Saulnier MS-500 Criquet (France) wings, German fuselage.

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

Fieseler Fi 103, V-1 flying bomb (Vergeltungswaffe 1, Fieseler Fi 103).  Discovered intact in a tunnel in Poland after German reunification in 1989.  Fully functional and the only one known which retains its radio homing device.

Fleet 2 (Serial No. 29Y).  In storage.

Focke-Wulf Fw 44J (Serial No.).

 (Joanna Poe Photos)

Focke-Wulf Fw 190, airworthy replica.

Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-8 being restored.  "Blue 4", (Werk Nr. 732183), was built in July-August 1944, and was lost on 9 Feb 1945, defending German occuppied Norway against an Allied air raid.  It was recently recovered from where it had crashed.

Focke-Wulf Fw 190D-9 (Werk Nr. 210079), recent Flugwerk replica.

 (Joanna Poe Photo)

Fokker Dr.I, replica No. 1.

Fokker Dr.I, replica No. 2.

Fokker Dr.I, replica No. 3.

Fokker Dr.I, replica No. 4.

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

Fokker D.VII replica No. 1, 1978.

Fokker D.VII, replica No. 2, 1990.

Fokker C.I (Serial No.), replica.

Grumman/General Motors (Eastern) FM-2 Wildcat (BuNo. 47030).  (F4F).

 (Joanna Poe Photo)

Grumman/General Motors (Eastern) TBM-3E Avenger (BuNo. 53454), Reg. No. N7030C.

 (Joanna Poe Photo)

 (Michel Rehbaum Photos)

Goodyear FG-1D Corsair (Serial No. 92508), Reg. No. N46RL.

Halberstadt CL.IV, replica.

Hawker Fury (Serial No.), airworthy replica with some original parts and an original Kestrel engine.

Hawker Hurricane Mk. XIIB, RCAF (Serial No. 5667), c/n 56022, built in Canada in 1943.  Reg. No. N2549.  Twelve .303-inch machine-guns.

Laister-Kauffman TG-4A, tandem 2-seat sailplane.

Lavochkin La-9 Fritz (Serial No.), c/n 828.

Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun (Serial No.).

Messerschmitt Bf 208 (enlarged Bf 108) with retractable tricycle landing gear, built as a Nord 1100 in 1946.

Messerschmitt Bf 109E-7 (Serial No. 2023).  Being restored in Russia from five wrecks with E-3 and E-7 parts.  To be restored as a G variant.

Messerschmitt (Hispano HA-1112-M1L Buchón C.4K-64) Bf 109G-4 "Black 1", ex-D-FOOM, Reg No. N109GY, converted to accomodate a Daimler-Benz DB605 engine.  Airworthy.

Messerschmitt Me 262/B-1c Schwalbe, replica (Serial No. 501243).  2011.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3 (Serial No.), 1940.

Naval Aircraft Factory N3N Yellow Peril (BuNo. 2892), Reg. No. N120BH.

Nieuport 11, replica.

Nieuport 17, replica.

 (Joanna Poe Photo)

North American B-25J-25/27-NC Mitchell (Serial No. 44-30129), “Wild Cargo”.

 (Joanna Poe Photo)

North American P-51D-25NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-72483), painted as (Serial No. 44-63684), ex-Swedish Air Force, “Double Trouble Two”, Reg. No. N51EA.

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

North American SNJ-2 Texan (Serial No.).

North American NA-28 P-64 replica based on an SNJ-4.

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

North American T-28D Trojan (Serial No. 49-1634), Reg. No. N99160.  Flying.

Polikarpov Po-2 Mule (Serial No.).  Being restored to flying status.

Polikarpov I-15bis (Serial No. 3994), Reg. No. N3815R.  Being restored to flying status.  (30% original parts, 70% restoration).  Possibly the only survivor.

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

Polikarpov I-153 (Serial No. 6316).  Derivative of the I-15.

 (Michel Rehbaum Photo)

Polikarpov I-16 Rata (Serial No. 2421028), White 28, Reg. No. N1639P.  1939.  Being restored to flying status.

Polikarpov I-53RP Chaika (Serial No. 6316).  Being restored to flying status.

Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5, on loan.

Ryan PT-22 Recruit (Serial No.).

 (Joanna Poe Photo)

Sopwith 1-½ Strutter, replica.  Reg. No. N2346.

Sopwith Pup, ca 1917.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3391007)

Sopwith Pup, ¾-scale replica.

Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly, US Coast Guard, ca 1948.  (USCG Photo)

Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly (Serial No.).  On loan to a helicopter museum in Richmond.

SPAD XIII “Smith IV,” (Serial No. 7689), Reg. No. S7689.  Arthur Raymond Brooks, 22nd Aero Sqn.

Stinson L-5E Sentinel (Serial No. 3786), Reg. No. N57WT.

 (Aldo Bidini Photo)

Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk. IXe, RAF (Serial No. MJ730), CBAF 7243, Reg. No. N730MJ.  Service in North Africa, Malta, Czechoslovakia and the UK – may have a record of 5 kills while flown by a number of different pilots.

Vought OS2U-1 Kingfisher in flight.  (USN Photo)

Vought OS2U Kingfisher (Serial No.).  Wreckage recovered from a crash site.  Parts stored in a box in the barn.

Vought F4U Corsair formation flight.  (USN Photo)

Vought F4U-1D Corsair (BuNo. 92508).  Project, in storage.

 (Joanna Poe Photo)

Waco YMF-5 (Serial No.), airworthy replica.

 (Tim Evanson Photo)

Wright Model B (Serial No.).  Vin Fiz replica being restored at Owl’s Head, Maine.

Wright Model EX, replica, 2003.

Yakovlev Yak-3, ca 1944, USSR.  (SDASM Archives Photo)

Yakovlev Yak-3M (Serial No.), airworthy replica.

Yakovlev Yak-55 (Serial No.).  Built in 1955, this aircraft is disassembled and stored in a hangar.

Virginia Beach, Oceana NAS Aviation Heritage Park, Oceana NAS, 1750 Tomcat Blvd, 23640-2191.  Oceana NAS houses Commander, Carrier Air Wings 1,3,7,8 and 17; Commander, Fighter Wing, Atlantic Fleet; Fighter Squadrons 2, 11, 14, 31, 32, 41, 101, 102, 103, 143, 211, and 213; and Fleet Composite Squadron 12.

 (Author Photos)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

Chance Vought F-8E Crusader (BuNo. 149150), 101, NP-211.

Chance Vought F-8U-1 Crusader (BuNo. 145322).

Douglas XAD-1 Skyraider (BuNo. 09102), AJ-501, C/N 1930.

 (Author Photos)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

Douglas F-6A/F4D-1 Skyray (BuNo. 134950), AJ-213, 201, C/N 10544, AF/VF 64 Sqn.

 (Author Photos)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

Grumman F9F-2 Panther (BuNo. 123612). O-401, C/N K-317.

Grumman F9F-8 Panther (BuNo. 123456).

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger (BuNo. 141864), 1, C/N 181, Blue Angels No. 1.

 (Author Photos)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

Grumman KA-6D Intruder (BuNo. 151579), AA-501, C/N I-61.

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 157988).

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 160401), 143.  Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility Virginia Capes (FACSFAC VACAPES).

 (Author Photo)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 164604), AG-100, 213, C/N 632/D-37.  Last F-14 manufactured, assigned to VX-4, later VX-9, at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California during its operational service and used the callsign "Vandy 1".

LTV A-7E Corsair II (BuNo. 158662), AC-301, 300, C/N E-288.

 (Author Photos)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

McDonnell F2H-4 Banshee (BuNo. 127693), AD-601, C/N 327.

 (Author Photos)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

McDonnell-Douglas A-4E Skyhawk (BuNo. 151186), AF-00, C/N 13356.

 (Author Photos)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4B Phantom II (BuNo. 148261), AB-200, 101, C/N 33.

McDonnell Douglas F-4H-1 Phantom II (BuNo. 152249),  (F-4B-22-MC).

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet (BuNo. 162454), AC-301, C/N 0304/A249.

North American FJ-3 Fury (BuNo. 136008), C/N O-210.

Warrenton, Fauquier Airfield

Douglas C-47 Skytrains over France, Aug 1944.  (USAAF Photo)

Douglas C-47B Skytrain (Serial No. TBC).

Warrenton, The Wright Experience

Curtiss JN-4D Jenny (Serial No. 386), being restored to airworthy condition.