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The Museum's Lockheed 10-E. Photo: Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren Aircraft

Lockheed Model 10-E Electra

With its signature twin tail, and exceptionally clean and art-deco appearance, the Lockheed Model 10 Electra series emerged...

The Museum's Lockheed P-38L (Photo by Heath Moffatt) Aircraft

Lockheed P-38L Lightning

Originally conceived as a high-altitude interceptor to meet a 1937-vintage Army Air Corps requirement, Lockheed's Model 22...

The Museum's TV-1 (P-80C-1-LO) in service, taken at Sand Point Naval Air Station in May 1961 Aircraft

Lockheed TV-1 (P-80C-1-LO) Shooting Star

Due to the slow delivery of new jet fighters and in order to train new jet pilots, the United States Navy in 1947 obtained...

A Lockheed YO-3A taken at Arlington, WA in 1980 Aircraft

Lockheed YO-3A Quiet Star

Lockheed’s Missile and Space Division designed the YO-3A as a nearly silent observation aircraft. The United States Army...

A MacCready Gossamer Albatross II in flight Aircraft

MacCready Gossamer Albatross II

The Gossamer Albatross aircraft is designed to fly long distances with a human as the only power source. This light and...

The McAllister Yakima Clipper Glider on display in the Great Gallery Aircraft

McAllister Yakima Clipper Glider

The Yakima Clipper was designed and built in 1931 and 1932 by Washington State native Charles McAllister. Based on German...

The Museum's McDonnell Douglas AV-8C Harrier on display on the East Lawn Aircraft

McDonnell Douglas AV-8C Harrier

The Harrier is one of the most extraordinary and recognizable fighter aircraft in the world. Built to support troops on the...

Blue Angels in Formation Aircraft

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet

An all-weather fighter and attack aircraft, the F/A-18 Hornet is a highly versatile combat jet capable of filling a wide...

The Museum's McDonnell F-4C (F-110A) Phantom II on display in the Great Gallery (Photo by Heath Moffatt) Aircraft

McDonnell F-4C (F-110A) Phantom II

The F-4 Phantom II, with its harsh symmetry, swept-back wings, and drooping tail was called "brutishly ugly" by some pilots....

The Museum's Messerschmitt BF 109E-3 (Photo by Heath Moffatt) Aircraft

Messerschmitt BF 109E-3

By far the most-produced fighter ever (over 33,000 estimated), the Bf 109 served actively in various air forces around the...

The Museum's Mikoyan & Gurevich MiG-15bis on display in the Great Gallery Aircraft

Mikoyan & Gurevich MiG-15bis (Chinese Modified)

Developed by the Soviet Union, the MiG-15 first flew in 1947 and entered service in June 1950, just in time for the Korean War.

The Museum's Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 at the Champlin Museum in Mesa, Arizona Aircraft

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17

The MiG-17 was an improved and significantly upgraded derivative of the original post-war MiG-15. Equipped with an...