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The Museum's Republic P-47D (F-47) Thunderbolt (Photo by Heath Moffatt) Aircraft

Republic P-47D (F-47) Thunderbolt

Republic's immense and powerful P-47 Thunderbolt was one of the truly great fighters of World War II. Designed by Alexander...

The Museum's Royal Aircraft Factory  S.E.5a Reproduction (Photo by Heath Moffatt) Aircraft

Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a Reproduction

One of the best Allied fighters of World War I, the S.E.5 was considered fast, strong, and simple to fly. Flyers who...

The Museum's Rumpler Taube (Dove) Reproduction on display in the Lobby Aircraft

Rumpler Taube (Dove) Reproduction

When German glider pioneer Otto Lilienthal died in a flying accident in 1896, an Austrian named Ignaz Etrich acquired two of...

A Rutan Model 27 VariViggen in flight Aircraft

Rutan Model 27 VariViggen

Named after the Swedish Saab 37 Viggen fighter aircraft which served as a partial design inspiration for Burt Rutan, the...

A Rutan Model 54 Quickie (This in-Flight photo is of a Q2) Aircraft

Rutan Model 54 Quickie Q1

This is the Tom Jewett, Burt Rutan, and Gene Sheehan design prototype of what would become a popular composite material...

The Museum's Rutan Model 76 Voyager Replica on display at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Aircraft

Rutan Model 76 Voyager Replica

The Model 76 Voyager was the first round the world non-stop, non-refueled flight. Piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager,...

The Museum's Ryan M-1 on display in the Great Gallery (Photo by Heath Moffatt) Aircraft

Ryan M-1

The Ryan M-1, dubbed "the plane that pays a profit," was America's first production civil monoplane and, starting on...

The Museum's Sikorsky (USA) HH-52 Seaguard engaging in rescue operation practice with the US Coast Guard Aircraft

Sikorsky (USA) HH-52 Seaguard

The Seaguard helicopter served as a workhorse for the U.S. Coast Guard for over 25 years. The amphibious aircraft has been...

The Museum's Sopwith Camel F.1 Reproduction (Photo by Heath Moffatt) Aircraft

Sopwith Camel F.1 Reproduction

With a Camel, a pilot would become an esteemed and experienced combat flyer, or he'd die trying. Built as a successor to...

The Museum's Sopwith Pup Reproduction (Photo by Heath Moffatt) Aircraft

Sopwith Pup Reproduction

Some pilots called it, "the perfect plane." The Pup was light, basic, and simply simple. "They were tiny little things,"...

The Museum's Sopwith Snipe (7F.1) Reproduction on display in the Personal Courage Wing (Photo by Heath Moffatt) Aircraft

Sopwith Snipe (7F.1) Reproduction

The Snipe was specifically built around the newly developed 230-horsepower Bentley rotary engine. Used as a replacement to...

The Museum's Sopwith Triplane Reproduction on display in the Personal Courage Wing (Photo by Heath Moffatt) Aircraft

Sopwith Triplane Reproduction

One can't look at the Sopwith Triplane without generating a whole list of questions. Though similar to the Pup, the...