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The Museum's Sorrell Cool Crow 1 Parasol Aircraft

Sorrell Cool Crow 1 Parasol

Nicknamed "The Flying Bathtub," this little airplane was built by Otto "Red" Sorrell of Rochester, Washington. The strange...

The Museum's SPAD XIII (S.13) Reproduction (Photo by Heath Moffatt) Aircraft

SPAD XIII (S.13) Reproduction

The XIII was designed in late 1916 to counter the twin-gun German fighters appearing over the front. The SPAD XIII had a...

The Museum's Stearman C-3B on display in the Great Gallery Aircraft

Stearman C-3B

Known for rugged dependability and no-nonsense design, Stearman C-2s and C-3s became popular replacement planes on the...

A Stearman PT-13A Kaydet (A75) Aircraft

Stearman PT-13A Kaydet (A75)

The Stearman "Kaydet," originally designed for civilian aviation, was adopted by the U.S. Army and Navy as a primary trainer...

The Museum's Stephens Akro on display in the Great Gallery Aircraft

Stephens Akro

Clayton Stephens designed the Akro specifically for homebuilders who want a plane for competitive aerobatics. The late...

The Museum's Stinson Model O in flight. Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren. Aircraft

Stinson Model O Reproduction

The Stinson Aircraft Company of Wayne, Michigan built the Model O to serve as a military training and utility aircraft....

The Museum's Stinson SR Reliant on display in the Great Gallery Aircraft

Stinson SR Reliant

The new 1933 Stinson SR was a bargain at the rock-bottom price of $3,995. It combined the best parts of earlier Stinson...

The Museum's Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX (Photo by Heath Moffatt) Aircraft

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX

Legendary WWII Aircraft

The Museum's Swallow Commercial on display in the Great Gallery Aircraft

Swallow Commercial

In 1925, the Post Office began to make contracts with private operators to carry air mail. One route, from Pasco,...

The Museum's Taylor Aerocar III on display in the Great Gallery (Photo by Heath Moffatt) Aircraft

Taylor Aerocar III

The Aerocar was a "roadable" airplane certified for use as both a plane and an automobile. The prototype was completed in...

A Taylorcraft BC-12D Aircraft

Taylorcraft BC-12D

C. G. Taylor had an eye for building clean, low drag airframes. He got his lift from lots of wing and his speed from low...

The Museum's Taylorcraft Model A on display at the Restoration Center Aircraft

Taylorcraft Model A

The birth of Taylorcraft came in early 1936 when city fathers offered Clarence Gilbert Taylor the old Hess-Argo factory...