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The McDonnell F3H Demon

Posted on January 7th, 2023 · Posted in Aircraft Hangar

By Thomas G. Foxworth The Demon design came to fruition during the Korean conflict. It made its first flight at the McDonnell plant at Lambert Field, St. Louis, Missouri on 7 August 1951. Thus it was a contemporary of the Douglas F4D Skyray. Whereas the F4D was designed to be..
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Qantas ‘Super Connie’ saved from rusting away at a Philippines airport

Posted on September 3rd, 2018 · Posted in Aircraft Hangar

The Lockheed Super Constellation is a beautiful aircraft – a classic US model from the 1950s that’s all smooth curves and powerful propellers leading out to an elegant triple tail fin. So it’s little wonder that, even when one particular “Super Connie” was left to rot in a muddy field..
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WW2 Mosquito Plans Found – Will Allow ‘Wooden Wonder’ To Fly Again

Posted on July 11th, 2018 · Posted in Aircraft Hangar

By Ben Farmer, The Telegraph A newly-discovered hoard of secret Second World War aircraft technical drawings will be used by enthusiasts to rebuild and launch a Mosquito plane into the skies above Britain. More than 20,000 wartime Mosquito engineering drawings and diagrams have been found in the corner of a wartime..
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Northrop X-4 Bantam

Posted on December 15th, 2014 · Posted in Aircraft Hangar

The X-4 was designed to test a semi-tailless wing configuration at transonic speeds. Many engineers believed in the 1940s that the such a design, without horizontal stabilizers, would avoid the interaction of shock waves between the wing and stabilizers. These were believed to be the source of the stability problems..
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The Bell X-2 Starbuster

Posted on November 18th, 2013 · Posted in Aircraft Hangar

The Bell X-2 was a rocket-powered, swept-wing research aircraft designed to investigate the structural effects of aerodynamic heating as well as stability and control effectiveness at high speeds and altitudes. The program was developed jointly in 1945 by Bell Aircraft Corporation, the U.S. Air Force and the National Advisory Committee..
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Meet The Boeing 777X

Posted on November 18th, 2013 · Posted in Aircraft Hangar, Factory Fresh

The 777X is Boeing’s newest family of twin-aisle airplanes that builds on the passenger-preferred and market-leading 777 and 787 families.

Save Voodoo 006

Posted on July 5th, 2013 · Posted in Aircraft Hangar

The Jet Aircraft Museum is excited to announce that it has been award the opportunity to save, transport and restore a CF-101 Voodoo, one of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s most important Cold War fighters. During the Cold War, Canadian CF-101 Voodoo fighter jets were piloted, crewed and maintained by..
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Save the Willow Run Bomber Plant

Posted on June 22nd, 2013 · Posted in Aircraft Hangar

Save a Piece of History We have a great opportunity to obtain an exciting new home for the Yankee Air Museum and, at the same time, to preserve a significant portion of the historic World War II Willow Run Bomber Plant, located just east of Ypsilanti. Michigan. This is the..
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