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Mask Policy:
In accordance with the updated guidance released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Defense (DoD) and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will require all visitors to wear face masks indoors effective July 30, 2021 until further notice.

Visitors ages three and up will be required to wear masks while indoors at the museum. This policy applies to all visitors, staff and volunteers regardless of vaccination status. Visitors may wear their own masks or a free paper mask will be provided. Cloth masks will also be available for purchase in the Museum Store.
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  • AN/TPS-44A Radar Set

    Note: This item is currently in storage.The AN/TPS-44A is an air surveillance command and control radar used to locate and identify airborne targets. It consists of an equipment shelter and a foldable antenna, and is transportable by truck, rail, helicopter sling lift, or cargo aircraft. The set is a component of the Forward Air Control Post
  • AN/GRC-206(V)5 Radio Set

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This radio set is a modified version of the AN/GRC-206(V)3, which is a multiband radio set that includes equipment for HF/SSB, VHF/FM, VHF/AM and UHF/AM. It can be remotely-controlled from up to two miles away via fiber optic cable and includes a microcomputer to assist the operator in conflict resolution. It
  • AN/ASQ-213A HARM Targeting System

    Note: This item is currently in storage.The High speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Targeting Pod (HTS) is used on F-16 Block 50/52 aircraft to engage targets faster and more accurately when tasked with Suppression of Enemy Air Defense (SEAD) missions. The HTS pod is mounted to the side of F-16 aircraft in front of the intake. The HTS is able to
  • ANB-H-1 Headset

    Note: This item is currently in storage. This headset was owned and used by Staff Sgt. Frank P. Cicerello, who was Gen. Douglas MacArthur's radio operator.Donated by Staff Sgt. (Ret.) Frank P. Cicerello.Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.
  • A2C Electronic Countermeasure

    Note: This item is currently in storage. This A2C electronic countermeasure was designed specifically for use on the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird.Transferred from Air Force Research Laboratories.Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.  Find Out More
  • Air Force One Maintenance Shirt

    Note: This item is currently in storage.The donor of this blue long-sleeve maintenance shirt served 32 years in the Air Force, retiring on Aug. 1, 2006. He donated this item from his time as chief of maintenance for Air Force One from 1991-1994.Donated by Col. (Ret.) Howard J. Hemeon III.Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index. 
  • Air Force One Typewriter

    This typewriter was used by President John F. Kennedy to make changes to speeches while on board Air Force One.Donated by Col. (Ret.) James Swindal, who was a pilot of presidential aircraft during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.  Find Out More
  • Altimeter Indicator

    Note: This item is currently in storage. This altimeter indicator belonged to the donor's uncle, William Thaw, who flew with the Lafayette Escadrille. The item reads "Improved Altitude Scale Aneroid, Compensated."Donated by Ms. Sylvia S. Donohue. Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.  Find Out
  • Arado Data Plate

    Note: This item is currently in storage. The donor of this data plate was a B-24 tail gunner with the 739th Bomb Squadron. He acquired the data plate and other items from a Hungarian training field near Szekesfehervar, Hungary, near Lake Balaton during March and April 1945.Donated by Mr. William F. Weitz Sr.Click here to return to the Featured
  • A-7 Octant

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This A-7 octant indicator was used by the donor while flying anti-submarine patrol as a navigator in B-17s and B-24s in the 6th Air Force.Donated by Lt. Col. (Ret.) David J. Snow.Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.  Find Out More
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