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  • OPERATION OVERLORD: D-Day

    D-Day, June 6, 1944—history’s largest amphibious invasion—sparked the liberation of Europe. Airmen enabled its success by breaking the Luftwaffe, crippling enemy transportation, gathering intelligence, and directly supporting Allied ground forces.          What is “D-Day”?“D-Day” was the general Allied code word to describe the first day of an
  • A-7D Sit-In Cockpit

    Note: Visitors are permitted to sit in this cockpit.This A-7D ejection seat trainer familiarized pilots with proper ejection procedures during simulated in-flight emergencies. The LTV A-7 Corsair II was a single-seat attack aircraft flown by the US Air Force from 1968 until its retirement in the early 1990s.Click here to return to the Cold War
  • Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II

    The A-10 was designed specifically for close air support of ground forces. It is named for the famous P-47 Thunderbolt, a fighter often used in a close air support role during World War II. The A-10 is very maneuverable at low speeds and low altitudes to ensure accurate weapon delivery, and it carries the systems and armor needed to survive in this
  • 1949 Consolidated Vultee L-13A

    Note: This aircraft is currently in storage and is being offered for exchange.1949 Consolidated Vultee L-13A (S/N 47-323) aircraft project, owned by the National Museum of the United States Air Force (NMUSAF) and determined excess to collection needs. Aircraft has a Franklin engine and is not airworthy or suitable for flight purposes. Legacy
  • 1947 Luscombe 8A

    Note: This aircraft is currently in storage and is being offered for exchange.1947 Luscombe 8A (S/N 4812) aircraft project, owned by the National Museum of the United States Air Force (NMUSAF) and determined excess to collection needs. Aircraft has a Continental engine and is not airworthy or suitable for flight purposes. No maintenance log books
  • 1941 Ercoupe 415-C

    Note: This aircraft is currently in storage and is being offered for exchange.1941 Ercoupe 415-C (S/N 86) aircraft project, owned by the National Museum of the United States Air Force (NMUSAF) and determined excess to collection needs. Aircraft has a Continental engine and is not airworthy or suitable for flight purposes. No maintenance log books
  • 1976 Corben Super Ace

    Note: This aircraft is currently in storage and is being offered for exchange.1976 Corben Super Ace aircraft project, owned by the National Museum of the United States Air Force (NMUSAF) and determined excess to collection needs. Aircraft has an automotive engine and is not airworthy or suitable for flight purposes. No maintenance log books are
  • 1943 Fairchild PT-26

    Note: This aircraft is currently in storage and is being offered for exchange.1943 Fairchild PT-26 (M-62A-4, S/N FC-120) aircraft project, owned by the National Museum of the United States Air Force (NMUSAF) and determined excess to collection needs. Aircraft has a Ranger engine and is not airworthy or suitable for flight purposes. Legacy
  • United States Air Force Academy

    Memorials at the National Museum of the USAF.First Class at the Air Force Academy 1959 (Front View)First Class at the Air Force Academy 1959 (Rear View)First Class at the Air Force Academy 1959 (Graduate List)
  • CONSTANT PEG: Secret MiGs in the Desert

    Project Constant Peg was a secret program to train US Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps fighter aircrews to fly against Soviet-designed aircraft. The USAF’s 4477th Test and Evaluation Squadron (TES), nicknamed the “Red Eagles,” flew MiG-17 “Fresco,” MiG-21 “Fishbed,” and later MiG-23 “Flogger” aircraft. The Red Eagles gave American aircrews the
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