Aircraft Collection

Surround yourself with our award-winning aircraft.

In the late 1930s, the Fairchild Aircraft Manufacturing Company entered their M-62, later known as the PT-19 design to satisfy the Army Air Corps’ call for a primary trainer.

Chance Vought F4U-5 Corsair

Chance Vought Aircraft Corporation contracted with the US Navy for a single prototype fighter aircraft in June 1938.  Vought engineers selected the new 2,000 horsepower Pratt & Whitney R28

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

The Thunderbolt was the brainchild of Republic Aircraft’s chief designer, Alexander Kartveli.

Douglas DC-3

The DC-3 was engineered by a team led by chief engineer Arthur E. Raymond, and first flew on December 17, 1935 (the 32nd anniversary of the Wright Brothers flight at Kitty Hawk).

Douglas SBD Dauntless

The SBD (Scout Bomber Douglas) Dauntless was derived directly from the Northrop BT-2 design of 1935.

The S-76 was the first helicopter specifically designed by Sikorsky to meet the needs of the civilian and commercial markets.  Seeing there was a growing need to move workers to off-shore oil

In 1939, aviation technology was changing so fast that two years after they took delivery of the Douglas TBD Devastator, the U.S.

The Beechcraft Baron series of light twin-engine aircraft began as a follow-on design of the Model 95 Travel Air.

The Piper J-3 Cub was vastly popular as a civilian trainer and sport plane before the U.S. Army Air Corps selected the aircraft for evaluation as an artillery spotter/director platform.

In 1940, Texas entrepreneurs Ben Anderson, Marvin Greenwood and Lomis Slaughter set out to build a two-seat, low wing aircraft for the sport aviation market.