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  • Mercury Space Suit—1963

    Early space suits for the Mercury program (1961–63) were derived from a 1959 US Navy aviation suit design. The tight-fitting suit served as a backup to keep the astronaut alive in the tiny Mercury spacecraft if the vehicle developed a leak and lost its atmosphere.This suit represents the one worn by

  • 1951 Northrop YC-125B

    Note:  This aircraft is currently being offered for exchange.1951 Northrop YC-125B (S/N 48626 / C/N 2510) Aircraft Project, owned by the National Museum of the United States Air Force (NMUSAF) and determined excess to collection needs.  Aircraft has three Wright R-1820-99 engines and is not

  • 1944 Curtiss A-25A

    Note:  This aircraft was offered for exchange as part of NMUSAF Solicitation 19-002 (Closed).1944 Curtiss A-25A (S/N 42-80449 / BuNo 76805) Aircraft Project, owned by the National Museum of the United States Air Force (NMUSAF) and determined excess to collection needs.  Aircraft has a Wright

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 1947 Luscombe 8A

    Note: This aircraft was offered for exchange as part of NMUSAF Solicitation 19-001 (Closed).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

  • 1941 Ercoupe 415-C

    Note: This aircraft was offered for exchange as part of NMUSAF Solicitation 19-001 (Closed).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

  • 1976 Corben Super Ace

    Note: This aircraft was offered for exchange as part of NMUSAF Solicitation 19-001 (Closed).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

  • 1943 Fairchild PT-26

    Note: This aircraft was offered for exchange as part of NMUSAF Solicitation 19-001 (Closed).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

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