Collection

Surround yourself with our award-winning aircraft.

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

Perhaps no other aircraft more epitomized the air war against Nazi Germany than the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress.

North American T-6 Texan

The North American T-6 Texan was known as "the pilot maker" because of its important role in preparing pilots for combat.  The T-6 was the classroom for most of the Allied pilots who flew in W

North American B-25 Mitchell

North American Aviation’s design of a twin-engine medium bomber was approved by the Army Air Corps in September 1939, and the prototype made its maiden flight less than a year later on 19 August 19

PT-17 Stearman Bi-Plane

From 1934 until February 1945, the Stearman Aircraft Company, a division of the Boeing Aircraft Company, built a total of 8,428 model 75 airplanes for the U.S. Army and U.S.

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.

T-41 Mescalero

The T-41 Mescalero is a military version of the Cessna 172 that was fitted with a larger engine and variable pitch propeller.

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).

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.

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