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Museum of the United States Air Force 2010 Jan 08. JLoewe © 2010 jlofoto.net. It was a cold, snowy day when we arrived .... Which was good because no one else was there. The entrance to the WW2 Section. A6M Zero. Doolittle Exhibit. Spitfire. Mosquito. Mosquito. Mosquito. Mosquito.

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Museum of the United States Air Force2010 Jan 08

JLoewe©2010

jlofoto.net


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It was a cold, snowy day when we arrived .... Which was good because no one else was there


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The entrance to the WW2 Section


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A6M Zero


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Doolittle Exhibit


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Spitfire


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Mosquito


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Mosquito


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Mosquito


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Mosquito


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Spitfires & Mosquito


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Spitfire, C-47


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The view through the gunsite


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B-17, C-47


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B-26


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B-26


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D-Day, C47 & G-4 Glider


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JU88


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Me262


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Catalina up close


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Little Boy & Fat Man with Bocks Car


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P-61 Black Widow


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Baka


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This is the start of the Restoration shop tour. The guides are calling us into small groups.


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SAM26000 is in the paint booth


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SAM26000 is in the paint booth


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SAM26000 is in the paint booth


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They’re doing a great job making sure the paint is historically correct.


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The Swoose – B17D


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Memphis Belle landing gear restoration


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Schoolmarm Martha was our guide for the tour


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The Swoose gets some new sheet metal


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The Swoose tour list


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Swoose interior


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Douglas O-46 tail. This is the restoration work done by Purdue University engineering students


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Douglas O-46 tail PU work. This will all be put back to original configuration.


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Douglas O-46 cockpit.


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Memphis Belle tail gun position


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Memphis Belle - Some of the name carvings from the war bond tour


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Memphis Belle tail gun position


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Memphis Belle - ball turret interior


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Memphis Belle & Strawberry Bitch ball turrets


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Memphis Belle & Strawberry Bitch ball turrets – SB’s is upside down


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Memphis Belle & Strawberry Bitch ball turrets – SB’s is upside down


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Memphis Belle top turret


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Memphis Belle top turret – Gun sight has not been installed yet


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Memphis Belle Waist section


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Memphis Belle Waist section – Tail gun position looking forward


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Memphis Belle waist section – Starboard interior


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Memphis Belle waist section – Forward looking aft


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Memphis Belle forward section


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Memphis Belle front section – Radio compartment – aft looking forward


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Memphis Belle dash – not much left – cockpit hatches are below


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Memphis Belle wing


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Memphis Belle wing


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Memphis Belle engine restoration


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F-84


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F-84


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Pratt 3350


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Bristol Centaurus


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The XC-99 is now at the AF Museum – This is the horizontal stabilizer


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The hot end of a

MIG-25


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Lockheed XF-90 – Or what’s left after sitting in the Nevada atomic test range for a bunch of years


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Lockheed XF-90 – I always thought this was a cool looking airplane when I was a kid


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The cold war section has a very ... well ... cold feel to it


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F-105 100 mission display


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Lockheed EC-121 - Early AWAC


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The B-52 bomb bay doesn’t look very big when your standing in it


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C-124


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B-36


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KC-97


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B-50


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B-2


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