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Fully Restored Flying Aircraft (28)

World War II Prelude 

Waco JYM

World War II Era

Training Aircraft

Fairchild PT-19

Liaison/Ambulance Aircraft

Stinson L-5 Sentinel
Howard DGA-15
Stinson V77 Reliant

Amphibious Aircraft

Consolidated PBY Catalina
Grumman G-44 Widgeon

Fighter/Pursuit Aircraft

Grumman F3F Flying Barrel
Lockheed P-38 Lightning
Brewster F3A Corsair
Chance Voight F4U Corsair
Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
Grumman F7F Tigercat 374
Grumman F7F Tigercat 375

Bomber/Attack Aircraft

North American B-25 Mitchell
Grumman TBM Avenger
Grumman TBM Avenger
SBD Dauntless
Douglas AD-5 Skyraider

Post-War Era

Training Aircraft

North American T-6 Texan
North American T-28 Trojan
Beech T-34 Mentor

Liaison Aircraft

Cessna L-19 Bird Dog

Cargo Aircraft

Beechcraft Model 18 (C45)

Amphibious Aircraft

Grumman HU-16 Albatross – not on display

Jet Aircraft

Cessna A-37 Dragonfly – not on display
Aero L39 Albatros – not on display
Aero L39 Albatros – not on display

Restoration Projects (10)

Training Aircraft

Consolidated-Vultee BT-13 
Fairchild PT-19
Naval Factory N3N (static display w/simulator)

Cargo Aircraft

Beechcraft Model 18 (C45)

Fighter/Pursuit Aircraft

Lockheed P-38 Lightning 
P-47 Razorback
Chance-Vought F4U-4 Corsair
Grumman F6F Hellcat
Grumman F6F Hellcat

Bomber/Attack Aircraft

SB2C Helldiver
North American B-25 Mitchell

Support the Museum

The National Museum of World War II Aviation is a non-profit organization that relies on the generous support of friends and like you. Our museum receives no federal funding or any other form of tax-payer support. We need your help to honor the contributions and sacrifices of America’s Greatest Generation, and to preserve the inspiring story of World War II Aviation for all generations to come.

The National Museum of WW II Aviation features WWII-era veterans!!

SUNDAY AUGUST 16TH

There are few WWII-era veterans left, and the National Museum of World War II Aviation is providing an opportunity for the community to meet-and-greet some of these honored WWII veterans.

Sunday, August 16, 2020 - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The National Museum of World War II Aviation
775 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, 80916

Scheduled to appear are:
Ed Beck—Army POW captured during the Battle of the Bulge who escaped from captivity.
Marilyn Doenges—Army nurse who served in the UK and Northern France
JJ Inman—P-51 pilot who flew missions in China
Noe Romero—Served on the U.S.S Yorktown at the Battle of Midway
Bill Roche—B-17 waist gunner who was shot down by German aircraft twice.
Cole “Junior” Griego—U.S. Navy Medic in the Battle of Iwo Jima

Advance admission purchases are advised for this event because advance ticket holders will be given priority to enter the museum. Appropriate social distancing and face masks will be required and strictly enforced.**

Historic note: 75 years ago on August 14, 1945 the Japanese surrendered, and hostilities in WWII ceased. The formal surrender of Japanese forces was signed Sept. 2, 1945.