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The National Museum of the United States Air Force (NMUSAF) Exchange Program’s function is to enhance the USAF National Historical Collection through the authorized acquisition of items and services. It is a valuable tool for NMUSAF to carry out its mission to tell the Air Force story through curatorial stewardship and educational outreach efforts.
NMUSAF posts notices of items available for exchange at this site. Notices are posted for 45 days.
The items posted at this site may be dispositioned by exchange under the authority of Title 10 of the US Code, Section 2572, which allows the NMUSAF to offer items not needed by the museum for items or services that will benefit the USAF National Historical Collection.
NMUSAF accomplishes exchanges through a documented proposal and agreement process and does not provide items by direct sale. The museum utilizes exchanges to obtain: rare aircraft, engines, other artifacts; or restoration, transportation, conservation, or educational items or services.
Notices of proposed items for exchange include the name of the item(s), a brief description with images, and proposal information materials, to include contact information.
Click on the current exchange offerings below for item details and proposal information materials.
NMUSAF Solicitation 22-003 (Closed)
WWII Era Gliders (1942 Schweizer TG-3A & 1943 Pratt-Read TG-32)
NMUSAF Solicitation 20-001 (Closed)
1983 Piper PA-48E Enforcer
NMUSAF Solicitation 19-003 (Closed):
1944 De Havilland DH-89A
1966 Bell GUH-1F
NMUSAF Solicitation 19-002:
1944 Curtiss A-25A (Closed)
1951 Northrop YC-125B (Closed)
NMUSAF Solicitation 19-001 (Closed):
1943 Fairchild PT-26
1949 Consolidated Vultee L-13A
1947 Luscombe 8A
1941 Ercoupe 415-C
1976 Corben Super Ace
All visitors may be screened with a metal detector upon entry. In addition all bags are subject to search and may be placed through an X-Ray machine. Weapons are not permitted including pocket knives and firearms, to include conceal carry and other dangerous weapons.
- Box cutters
- Food and Soda Drinks
* Firearms, to include conceal carry and other dangerous weapons, are specifically prohibited in Federal facilities in accordance with 18 USC §930 (c)
- Water bottles (clear, sealed bottle, up to 20 oz.)
- Camera bags
- Diaper bags
- Service animals
Please note the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is not responsible for items left in vehicles.
Click here for frequently asked questions regarding items permitted inside the museum.
Notice: Visitors may be filmed, photographed or recorded by the U.S. Air Force for educational and promotional uses, including for posting on public websites and social media.
Individuals are permitted to take their own photographs or videos while touring the museum.