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  • Beechcraft MQM-107 Streaker

    The MQM-107 was a remotely piloted vehicle (RPV) used for testing and to train U.S. Air Force interceptor crews. The Streaker could simulate the characteristics of different potential enemy targets. For instance, it could mimic the heat and radar returns of different missiles and aircraft. It could

  • Boeing AGM-131A SRAM II

    The AGM-131A SRAM (Short Range Attack Missile) II was a short-range, self-guided nuclear weapon designed during the Cold War, but it was canceled before entering production. It was a follow-on to the original AGM-69 SRAM, which entered service in the 1970s. The air-launched, rocket-propelled SRAM II

  • Boeing RB-47H Stratojet

    During the early part of the Cold War, the U.S. Air Force needed an aircraft to gather information about Soviet air defense radar systems, including details like their location, range and coverage. The electronic reconnaissance RB-47H, developed from the B-47E, met this requirement, and Boeing

  • Bell UH-13J Sioux

    The UH-13J was the U.S. Air Force's version of the reliable Bell Model 47J Ranger helicopter. Two UH-13Js were purchased in March 1957 for use as the first presidential helicopters. On July 12, 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower became the first chief executive to fly in a helicopter when he

  • Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000

    Note: Visitors are permitted to walk through this aircraft. The Boeing VC-137C on display was the first jet aircraft built specifically for use by the President of the United States. During its 36 year flying career, it carried eight sitting presidents and countless heads of state, diplomats,

  • Boeing C-17 Globemaster III

    Entering service in 1993, the C-17 Globemaster III is the U.S. Air Force's newest, most versatile cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to small, austere airfields. It can also

  • Boeing B-1B Lancer

    The Boeing (formerly Rockwell International) B-1B Lancer is the improved variant of the B-1A, which was cancelled in 1977. Initiated in 1981, the first production model of this long-range, multi-role, heavy bomber flew in October 1984. The first operational B-1B was delivered to Dyess Air Force

  • Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter

    A cargo version of the B-29, the C-97 Stratofreighter first flew in November 1944. Boeing introduced the tanker version, KC-97 with the "flying boom" refueling system, in 1950. In all, the USAF ordered 890 aircraft: 74 C-97s and 816 KC-97s. To keep its tankers compatible with its newer high

  • Boeing P-26A

    The P-26A marked a significant step in the evolution of fighter aircraft -- it became the U.S. Army Air Corps' first all-metal monoplane fighter in regular service. Affectionately nicknamed the "Peashooter" by its pilots, the P-26A could fly much faster in level flight than the Air Corps' older wood

  • Brown Leather Riding Boots

    Note: This item is currently in storage.Leather riding boots were worn by members of the U.S. Cavalry Units during World War I. The tall shafts of these riding boots helped to protect cavalry soldiers' lower legs from debris kicked up by their horses, as well as protecting from riding impact against