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United States Air Force Museum (USAF Museum)
1100 Spaatz Street
Dayton, OH 45433
Tel: 1-937-255-3286
Admission: Free
LinkThe USAF Museum contains an impressive collection of WWI, WWII, and modern aircraft, displays and hangers. The museum has an excellent website on all it collection, below are listed only the aircraft and relics related to the Pacific.

Aircraft Collection, related to WWII Pacific

B-17D "Swoose" 40-3097
Arrived from NASM on July 14, 2008, presently in storage

B-18 Bolo 37-469 Tail R 33
Aquired and restored in 1971

B-29 "Bockscar" 44-27297
Donated to the museum in September 1961

A-20G Havoc 43-22200
Displayed at the museum since 1961

P-39Q Airacobra 44-3887
Aquired by the museum in 1966

P-38L Lightning 44-53232
Displayed at the museum since 1961

P-61C Black Widow 43-8353
Donated by Tecumseh Council, Boy Scouts of America museum 1958
P-47D Thunderbolt 42-23278
Painted to represent "Fiery Ginger IV" 42-22668

C-46D Commando 44-78018
Aquired by the museum and displayed Clarkair Airborne Tractor, unloading marston matting

Bristol Beaufighter A19-43
Aquired by the museum in 1988

OA-10 Catalina "Snafu Snatchers" 46595
Aquired by the museum, painted as OA-10A "Snafu Snatchers" 43-3879

Douglas O-38F
Recovered in June 1968, restored and displayed at the museum

UC-64A Norseman 44-70296
Aquired by the museum March 1981

Martin B-10
Aquired by the museum March 1970

SBD-4 Dauntless 10575
Painted in the markings of A-24 41-15786

A6M2 Model 21 Zero 51553
Recovered from New Guinea, sold to USAF Museum. re-restored displayed since 2004

N1K2-J George 5312
Captured in Japan, exported to United States, re-restoration completed 2008

H-5A Helicopter 43-46620
The aircraft is one of 26 ordered by the USAAF during 1944. Operated from Eglin AFB until March 1955. Aquired by the United States Air Force (USAF Museum).

Pacific Related Artifacts

C-47 "Flying Dutchman" Door Diary
From New Guinea, the wreckage of C-47 "Flying Dutchman" 41-18564

P-47D Thunderbolt 42-22668
Tail and machine gun from the aircraft Col. Neel Kearby was shot down in and killed in New Guinea

Eric Kyro's Padded Leather Flying Helmet
Donated by Eric Kyro, of the 41st Fighter Squadron

Aircraft Collection, related to WWII Pacific

MiG-15bis Nose 2057
Aquired during November 1957, displayed at the museum

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January 3, 2014

 

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