Warplane Survivors USA: California, Torrance, Western Museum of Flight

California Warplanes, Torrance,

Western Museum of Flight

Torrance, Western Museum of Flight, Louis Zamperini Field, 3315 Airport Drive, Red Baron No. 3, 90505.  (310) 326-9544.  Open Wednesday to Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM.  www.wmof.com.

Acme Sierra S-1 Sierra (Sue), Reg. No. N12K.

(Motohide Miwa Photo)

Bede BD-5.

(Motohide Miwa Photos)

Boeing Stearman PT-17 Kaydet, USN, 358.  Reg. No. N90840.

Cessna O-2 Super Skymaster (Serial No. 67-21296), possibly moved to a new location.

(Eddie Maloney Photos)

Douglas DC-3-362 (Serial No. 3269), built in 1941, “Spirit of Seventy-Six”, Reg. No. N760.

(Skytamer.com, John Shupek Photo)

Douglas A4D-1 Skyhawk (BuNo. 142227), later redsignated A-4A, painted as USMC, VMA-211, previously painted as Blue Angel 1.

(Motohide Miwa Photo)

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 159830), c/n 190, NE-201.  F-14A-90-GR.

(Mike Freer - Touchdown-aviation Photo)

Hawker-Siddeley Harrier T.4, RAF (Serial No. XZ145), on loan from the California Science Center.  This aircraft is painted in the colours of the Royal Navy, No. 899 Naval Air Squadron, (Serial No. ZD993).

Link Trainer.

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 52-9239).

Lockheed YO-3A Quiet Star (Serial No. 69-18007).

Montgomery Glider, 1883, replica.

North American XAT-6E Texan, replica.

(USAAF Photo)

North American P-51D Mustang, 332nd Sqn, ca 1944.  This Squadron’s aircraft had distinctive markings that gave them the name “Red Tails.”

(Pacific Aviation Museum Photo)

North American P-51C-10NT Mustang (Serial No. 42-103645), c/n 103-26199, A4-2, “Tuskegee”, airworthy, Reg. No. NL61429, airworthy, CAF St. Paul, Minnesota.

(Motohide Miwa Photos)

North American F-86F Sabre (Serial No. 55-3937), FU-401.

(USAF Photo)

U.S. Air Force Northrop F-89D-45-NO Scorpion interceptors of the 59th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, Goose Bay AFB, Labrador (Canada), in the 1950s.  (Serial No. 52-1959) in foreground, now in storage at Edwards AFB, California.

Northrop F-89 Scorpion (Serial No. 52-1870), restoration project.

(Motohide Miwa Photos)

Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighter, 207.

Northrop RF-5E Tiger II (Serial No.).

(Motohide Miwa Photo)

(Christophe Chodorowski Photo)

Northrop YF-17A Cobra (Serial No. 72-1569), c/n C0001, NAVY.  This aircraft has been repainted in USMC colours.  It is one of two built for the USAF's Lightweight Fighter technology evaluation program.  (The second YF-17 is on display at the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile, Alabama.

(Motohide Miwa Photos)

(Cdw1952 Photo)

Northrop-McDonnell Douglas YF-23A Black Widow II (Serial No. 87-0801), c/n 1002/PAV-2.

(Paaln Photo)

Northrop N-3PB Seaplane, No. 320-U, the only surviving aircraft was restored at Hawthorne by Northrop employees and is currently on exhibition as part of Norwegian Armed Forces Aircraft Collection at Gardermoen, Norway.

(Motohide Miwa Photo)

Northrop JB-1 Bat Flying Wing, MX543.

Northrop KD2R-5 Basic Training Target Drone.

Northrop RP-76 Drone.

Northrop Radioplane RP-71 Falconer, SD-1 Target Drone.

Northrop Grumman BQM-74F.

(Motohide Miwa Photo)

Radioplane RP-5A Target Drone.

Rogallo Sail Wing Hang Glider.

Teledyne Ryan AQ-34K Firebee RPV.

(Motohide Miwa Photo)

Yakovlev Yak 18.

Jet and piston engine displays.

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