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China Aviation Museum (Chinese Aviation Museum)
People's Liberation Army Air Force Museum

LinkDatangshan, Beijing, China 1000083
Hours: 8:30am - 12:00; 14:00 - 17:00 (Closed Mondays)
Admission: ¥50
Located at Xiao Tang-shan near Datangshan. In Chinese: Zhōngguó Hángkōng Bówùguǎn. Also known as Datangshan Aviation Museum because the musem is adjacent to Datangshan mountain. Opened on November 11, 1989 to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Liberation Army Air Force. The collection includes more than 200 aircraft on display, with an emphasis on the Korean War and the Cold War. Also known as the "Beijing Aviation Museum".

Ki-54 Hickory
Fuselage only stored outdoor

Ki-48 Lily Tail 308 (Partial Replica)
Displayed at the museum, partial replica

Polikarpov I-16 (replica)
Painted in Nationalist Chinese Air Force markings with tail code 5806.

Curtiss Hawk III (Replica)
replica Hawk III in the tunnel at the China Aviation Museum. Painted in the markings of the leader of the 4th Group of the Republic of China Air Force. Pilot Gao Chi Hang. Gao shot down a G3M2 bomber over Nanking on August 14, 1937, becoming the first Chinese pilot to engage and shoot down a Japanese aircraft during the Sino-Japanese War.

Tachikawa Ki-36 Fuselage 103 Nose 3
Built by Tachikawa. Displayed indoors at the China Aviation Museum. Painted in the markings of the Red Army of China Air Force that operated in Manchuria in 1945 and were folded into the People's Liberation Army Air Force during 1949. Today, one of only three Ki-36/55 "Ida" left in the world

P-61B-15-NO Black Widow 42-39715
Built by Northrop. Constructors Number N1234. condemned salvage December 31, 1945 and abandoned in China. Seized by Communist Chinese forces. Previously, displayed at the Beijing Institute of Aeronautical Engineering. Today displayed at the museum painted in black with US markings and the nose art "Black Widow" and a spider web on the side of the nose.

Lisunov Li-2 "Mei Ling" Serial Number 48806
Constructors Number 18440204. Painted in Taiwanese markings as "Mei Ling" with a fake registration

Spitfire Serial Number TE330
Constructors Number CBAF 11446. Painted in RAF markings with fuselage code HT-B

TU-4 Serial Number 4134
Constructors Number 225008. AEW variant and drone carrier powered by Ivchenko AI-20 engines.

Douglas TS-62 XT-115
Painted in China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) markings with a fake registration

P-51 Mustang

P-47 Thunderbolt

Nanchang Y-5


T-28B Trojan 138149 / E-216

Ilyushin Il-10

Ilyushin Il-18V four-engine turbo-prop transport that was Mao Zedong's personal VIP aircraft






Model Jian-7 (MiG-21)

Jian-6 (MIG-19)



MIG-15 bis


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