Aerospace Museum of California

These photographs were made on 18 September 2012.  Click on the image for the full-size, high-resolution  photo.

Curtiss-Wright B-14-B, Speedwing.

One of only two Speedwing aircraft built and the only one surviving .

 
Douglas A-1E Skyraider  
Douglas C-53D Skytrooper (basically a DC-3)  
North American F-86F Sabre
     
McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom    
Lockheed EC-121D Warning Star    
Sikorsky CH-3E Jolly Green Giant
BQM-167 Skeeter Aerial Target
North American T-6G Texan trainer    
North American T-28B Trojan trainer
     
McDonnell-Douglas A-4C Skyhawk    
General Electric I-16 (J31) Whittle jet engine

This is one of the first jet engines manufactured in the United States.  It is a copy of the British engine developed by Sir Frank Whittle.  The first flight using a GE Whittle occurred on 1 October 1942.

 

 

 
Project Mercury MC-2 Pressure Suit

This is the training suit worn by Project Mercury astronaut Gordon Cooper who make the final flight in the Mercury series. 

 
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