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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


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


Spitfires & Mosquito


Spitfire, C-47


The view through the gunsite


B-17, C-47


B-26


B-26


D-Day, C47 & G-4 Glider


JU88


Me262


Catalina up close


Little Boy & Fat Man with Bocks Car


P-61 Black Widow


Baka


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


SAM26000 is in the paint booth


SAM26000 is in the paint booth


SAM26000 is in the paint booth


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


The Swoose – B17D


Memphis Belle landing gear restoration


Schoolmarm Martha was our guide for the tour


The Swoose gets some new sheet metal


The Swoose tour list


Swoose interior


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


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


Douglas O-46 cockpit.


Memphis Belle tail gun position


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


Memphis Belle tail gun position


Memphis Belle - ball turret interior


Memphis Belle & Strawberry Bitch ball turrets


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


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


Memphis Belle top turret


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


Memphis Belle Waist section


Memphis Belle Waist section – Tail gun position looking forward


Memphis Belle waist section – Starboard interior


Memphis Belle waist section – Forward looking aft


Memphis Belle forward section


Memphis Belle front section – Radio compartment – aft looking forward


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


Memphis Belle wing


Memphis Belle wing


Memphis Belle engine restoration


F-84


F-84


Pratt 3350


Bristol Centaurus


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


The hot end of a

MIG-25


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


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


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


F-105 100 mission display


Lockheed EC-121 - Early AWAC


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


C-124


B-36


KC-97


B-50


B-2


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