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  • Gulfstream Aerospace C-20B

    The C-20B (civilian designation Gulfstream III) provided executive airlift to thousands of senior American leaders for more than two decades. During its long service, this aircraft carried former Presidents James E. Carter, Gerald R. Ford, George H.W. Bush and William J. Clinton. It also carried

  • George C. Kenny for Mess Officer

    Note: This item is currently in storage.Caption: "Election day at the 91st Aero Squadron Airdrome at Gondreville, France, in July 1918. There was an election and demonstration in an endeavor to appoint an officer in charge of the mess for officers. George C. Kenny, 1st Lieutenant, was the candidate

  • Grumman X-29A

    In 1985 the X-29A on display became the world's first forward-swept aircraft to fly supersonically. The X-29A program explored cutting-edge aircraft design features, including forward-swept wings, advanced materials, a forward-mounted elevator (or canard) and a computerized flight control system. It

  • General Electric YJ93-GE-3 Turbojet

    General Electric designed the highly-advanced YJ93 engine to power a planned supersonic interceptor, the F-108, and a bomber, the XB-70, at speeds of 2,000 mph and at altitudes of about 70,000 feet.The high-pressure, variable-stator engine ran on special high-temperature JP-6 fuel and had a

  • General Electric YF120

    General Electric developed the prototype YF120 engine in the 1980s under a demonstration contract for the Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF). The General Electric YF120 competed against the Pratt & Whitney YF119 engine. The engine on display was one of two YF120 engines installed on the YF-23.To save

  • General Electric T31

    The T31 engine was the first American turboprop engine to power an aircraft. It made its initial flight in the Consolidated Vultee XP-81 in December 1945. The T31 was mounted in the nose and a J33 turbojet engine mounted in the rear fuselage provided added thrust.The T31 was also used on the Navy’s

  • General Electric J35-A-17D

    Originally developed by the General Electric Co. at the end of World War II, the J35 was the USAF's first axial-flow turbojet engine. In 1947 GE transferred responsibility for the production of the engine to the Allison Division of General Motors.The J35 engine powered two important USAF fighters,

  • General Electric J31

    Note: This engine is on display in the National Aviation Hall of Fame.The J31 (General Electric designation I-16) was the first turbojet engine produced in quantity in the United States. It was developed from the original American-built jet engine, the General Electric I-A (which was a copy of the

  • General Dynamics NF-16A AFTI

    Please note: This aircraft is in storage.The US. .Air Force used this highly modified fighter for more than 20 years to test new ideas in flight control, electronic targeting, and cockpit design. A one-of-a-kind aircraft, the Advanced Fighter Technology Integration (AFTI) F-16 made more than 700

  • General Electric TF39 Turbofan

    The General Electric TF39 was the first high-bypass turbofan engine. Very fuel efficient, turbofan engines are useful for military and civilian transport aircraft where high speed is not a priority. General Electric developed the TF39 in the mid-1960s to power the Lockheed Martin C-5