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  • Manchurian Flag

    Note: This item is currently in storage.According to the donor, the flag was given to him by a Russian soldier when he was liberated from a Manchurian prison camp in 1945.Donated by Maj. (Ret.) Charles Beck.Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.

  • Maj. Jack M. Ilfrey Service Coat

    Note: This item is currently in storage. Maj. Jack M. Ilfrey, a World War II USAAF ace with eight victories, wore this service coat. The "winged boot" insignia on the left pocket flap is an unofficial badge for downed airmen who escaped from behind enemy lines. Maj. Ilfrey flew a P-38 Lightning

  • MA 2-30 Wrist Altimeter Indicator

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This professional civilian model was used by USAF pararescuemen for High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) parachute jumps.Donated by Master Sgt. Robert Bean.Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.

  • M1941 Field Jacket

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This M1941 field jacket was worn by Staff Sgt. Donald John Shaw while a member of the 398th Bombardment Group, 602nd Squadron. The bombs detailed on the back depict his 35 missions as a waist gunner on a B-17 from October 1944 to April 1945.Donated by the Shaw

  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25

    Note: This aircraft is currently in the restoration hangar. The Soviet MiG-25 (NATO code-name "Foxbat") was a high-speed interceptor and reconnaissance aircraft. The aircraft entered service in 1970 and has a top speed of Mach 2.83, powerful radar, and could carry up to four air-to-air missiles. The

  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23MLD

    Note: This aircraft is currently in storage.The MiG-23/27 Flogger series of aircraft was used extensively by the former Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies. The MiG-23 series served as fighter-interceptors, with a secondary capability of ground attack. The MiG-23 was designed in 1964-1966 as a

  • McDonnell Douglas F-15 Streak Eagle

    Note: This aircraft is currently in storage.The F-15 is a twin engine, high performance, all weather air superiority fighter. First flown in July 1972, the Eagle entered USAF inventory in November 1974. It was the first U.S. fighter to have engine thrust greater than the normal weight of the

  • McDonnell Douglas YF-4E Phantom II

    Note: This aircraft is currently in storage.The museum's airframe served as a prototype for the RF-4C reconnaissance version and later the F-4E fighter-bomber variant. It also was the test bed for such advanced ideas as F-4 leading edge slats and the "Fly-By-Wire" concept (electrical rather than

  • Mercury Miniature Space Suit Doll (Replica)

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This item belonged to Wayne Galloway, a former product manager for the B.F. Goodrich Mercury space suit program from 1956-1962. According to the donor, the suit was made using the same materials as the Mercury suits. Only nine were made: one for each of the

  • Manned Orbiting Laboratory Suit

    Note: This item is currently in storage.The Manned Orbiting Laboratory program (1963-1969) was a USAF program for studying long-duration spaceflight. This model MH-7 training suit, produced by United Aircraft's Hamilton Standard Division, was a durable, cost-effective tool for preparing USAF