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Collections Overview

The museum collection involves several divisions, including Collection Management, Research and Restoration Division. The Collection Management Division provides stewardship for the museum system’s considerable aircraft and artifact collection, ensuring accountability for all U.S. Air Force historical property, while the Research Division manages the museum’s ever-expanding document and imagery collection. The Restoration Division restores aerospace vehicles to historically accurate and visually striking levels using a variety of skills, ranging from machine and woodworking expertise to precision craftsmanship in sheet metal and painting.

On Display

Click here for more information about aircraft and artifacts on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

Aircraft on Loan

Numerous U.S. Air Force aircraft are on loan throughout the world through the USAF Heritage Program. Click on the links below to view the lists, organized by location and type of aircraft.

Aircraft on Loan (by Location)
Aircraft on Loan (by Description)

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