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  • Boot Hooks

    Note: This item is currently in storage.Boot hooks are designed to make pulling on tall riding boots a quick and easy process. Holding the handle of the boot hook, the hook ends of the boot hooks are then slipped through the boot pull straps attached on the sides of riding boots. Sometimes the boot

  • Balloon Mechanic Patch

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This insignia was worn by U.S. balloon mechanics in the Air Service's Balloon Section during World War I. U.S. balloon mechanics were trained in Europe by specialists from French balloon units, which had been in service for approximately 10 years

  • Balloon Hook

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This is a balloon hook. Most of the balloons and balloon accessories used by the U.S. during World War I were produced in France, as the balloon industry in France had been in full production for at least 10 years prior to the United States' entry into the

  • Boot Jack

    Note: This item is currently in storage.A boot jack is a tool used in the removal of boots. The boot heel is placed in the U-shaped opening of the boot jack, while the other foot is standing on the flat end of the boot jack, and then with a pull the foot is freed from the boot. Boot jacks help

  • Benz BZ-4

    Note: This item is currently in storage.The Benz BZ-4 is a six-cylinder, liquid-cooled, in-line engine of 200 hp. The German A.G.O. C II, Albatross, D.F.W. CV, Halberstadt C III and Halberstadt CV reconnaissance aircraft were among those using this engine.Click here to return to the Featured

  • Bentley B.R.2

    Note: This item is currently in storage.The B.R.2 was a British designed and built air-cooled rotary engine of 230 hp, which was developed late in World War I. The British Sopwith 7F-1 Snipe was especially designed to use the B.R.2, although only three front-line squadrons had been equipped with the

  • British ABC Wasp

    Note: This item is currently in storage.The ABC Wasp is an experimental seven-cylinder, radial engine of 170 hp, designed by the noted British engineer Granville Bradshaw. At a weight of 290 pounds, it had one of the most advanced power-to-weight ratios of the day -- 1.7 pounds per horsepower. This

  • BMW 132E

    Note: This item is currently in storage.The BMW 132 series was the principal large radial engine used in Germany during the early 1930s. It was essentially a copy of the Pratt and Whitney "Hornet" designed in America. In 1929 BMW (Bavarian Motor Works) obtained a license to build the "Hornet" in

  • Bendix AN/TPS-1B Search Radar

     The AN/TPS-1 is a lightweight portable search radar developed during World War II to provide early warning of enemy air attacks. It breaks down into 10 individual packages for easy delivery to forward areas by ship, cargo plane or truck. If necessary, the separate packages can be carried to very

  • Beech C-45H Expeditor

    Note: This aircraft has been placed on loan to the Museum of Aviation at Robins AFB Georgia(Sept.2021).The C-45 was the World War II military version of the popular Beechcraft Model 18 commercial light transport. Beech built a total of 4,526 of these aircraft for the Army Air Forces between 1939 and