Air Force Flight Test Center Museum


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The Air Force Flight Test Center Museum boasts a collection of airplanes and helicopters that have contributed to the vast history of flight testing that has occurred at Edwards Air Force Base. The AFFTC Museum is part of the tours hosted by Edwards AFB public affairs on the first and third Fridays of each month.

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General Dynamics YF-16B Fighting Falcon, 75-0751 General Dynamics YF-16B Fighting Falcon, 75-0751 is the first two-seat F-16.

Cessna NOA-37B Dragonfly, 73-1090 of the 412th Test Wing Cessna NOA-37B Dragonfly, 73-1090 of the 412th Test Wing.

Cessna NOA-37B Dragonfly, 73-1090 of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base on October 23, 1988 Cessna NOA-37B Dragonfly, 73-1090 of the 412th Test Wing performed at the Edwards Air Force Base Open House on October 23, 1988.

Models of the X-15 and X-15A-2 Wind tunnel models of the X-15 and X-15A-2 and a display model of the X-15A-2.

Reaction Motors XLR-99 rocket engine Reaction Motors XLR-99 rocket engine propelled the X-15.

Lockheed SR-71A, 61-7955 Lockheed SR-71A, 61-7955.

SR-71A, 61-7955 at Edwards AFB, October 30, 1983 SR-71A, 61-7955 on static display at the October 30, 1983 Edwards AFB Open House.

McDonnell-Douglas F-15B-9 Eagle, 73-0114 of the 412th Test Wing McDonnell-Douglas F-15B-9 Eagle, 73-0114 of the 412th Test Wing.

McDonnell-Douglas F-15B-9 Eagle, 73-0114 of the 412th Test Wing F-15B-9 Eagle, 73-0114.

McDonnell-Douglas F-15B-9 Eagle, 73-0114 of the 412th Test Wing F-15B-9 Eagle, 73-0114.

McDonnell-Douglas F-15B-9 Eagle, 73-0114 at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, November 25, 1986 F-15B-9 Eagle, 73-0114 on approach to land at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona on November 25, 1986.

Sikorsky JCH-3E, 62-12581 Sikorsky JCH-3E, 62-12581.

Beech UC-45J, N57161 Beech UC-45J, N57161.

Lockheed T-33A-5, 58-0669 restored as 53-5099 Lockheed T-33A-5, 58-0669 restored as 53-5099.

U.S. Army T-28B Trojan, BuNo 137702 U.S. Army T-28B Trojan, was originally delivered to the Navy as BuNo 137702.

Vought YA-7D-1 Corsair, 67-14583 of the 412th Test Wing Vought YA-7D-1 Corsair, 67-14583 of the 412th Test Wing is the second Corsair built for the Air Force. The first sixteen Air Force Corsairs were equipped for probe-and-drogue reueling, like Navy Corsairs.

Vought YA-7D-1 Corsair, 67-14583 of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base on November 9, 1986 Vought YA-7D-1 Corsair, 67-14583 of the 412th Test Wing was displayed at the Edwards Air Force Base Open House on November 9, 1986.

Republic F-105D-20 Thunderchief, 61-0146 Republic F-105D-20 Thunderchief, 61-0146.

Republic F-105D-20 Thunderchief, 61-0146 at Edwards Air Force Base, October 29, 1989 Republic F-105D-20 Thunderchief, 61-0146 was displayed at the Edwards Air Force Base Open House on October 29, 1989.

General Dynamics F-111A, 63-9766 General Dynamics F-111A, 63-9766 is the first prototype F-111.

NASA Lockheed NF-104A Starfighter, N820NA NASA Lockheed NF-104A Starfighter, N820NA was delivered to the Air Force as 56-0790.

McDonnell F-101B-105 Voodoo, 58-0288 McDonnell F-101B-105 Voodoo, 58-0288.

North American T-39A-1 Sabreliner, 60-3505 North American T-39A-1 Sabreliner, 60-3505.

Republic F-84F-10 Thunderstreak, 51-9350 Republic F-84F-10 Thunderstreak, 51-9350.

Gloster Meteor NF Mk 11, N94749 at Edwards AFB, Gloster Meteor NF Mk 11, N94749 served the Royal AirForce as WD592.

Gloster Meteor NF Mk 11, N94749 at the Mojave Airport, June 21, 1975 Gloster Meteor NF Mk 11, N94749 first arrived at the Mojave Airport on June 21, 1975.

Sikorsky CH-34A Choctaw, 57-1726 Sikorsky CH-34A Choctaw, 57-1726.

Thor Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile Thor Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile.

Boeing B-52D-70 Stratofortress, 56-0585 Boeing B-52D-70 Stratofortress, 56-0585.

Boeing B-52D-70 Stratofortress, 56-0585 at Edwards AFB, October 30, 1983 Boeing B-52D-70 Stratofortress, 56-0585 was displayed at the Edwards Air Force Base Open House on October 30, 1983.


Panoramic view of some of the outdoor displays.

South Base Annex

Air Force Flight Test Center Museum South Base Annex Following the airshow at Edwards AFB on October 25, 2003, I photographed part of the collection of the Air Force Flight Test Center Museum that is stored on the old South Base flightline.


2005 Edwards Air Force Base Open House Displays

October 18, 2005: Preparations for the Edwards AFB Open House

Edwards AFB Open House, October 22 - 23, 2005 On Tuesday, October 18, the Edward Air Force Base Public Affairs Office provided representatives of the media with a glimpse of some of the equipment to be displayed at this weekend's Open House. A 25-year-old Norwegion General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon undergoing European Participating Air Forces (EPAF) mid-life update will be displayed with three different short-range, infra-red seeking missiles. NASA will be showing off Lockheed ER-2, N809NA and one of the presure suits used by the ER-2 pilots.

October 21, 2005: Edwards AFB Airshow Rehearsal

Edwards AFB Airshow Rehearsal, October 21, 2005 Edwards Air Force Base hosted an Open House over the weekend of October 22-23. During the two-day event, visitors saw new and unique aircraft in the Air Force inventory, and some of the best aerial demonstration pilots performing today. The various demonstrations included Air Force aircraft such as the F/A-22, F-117, F-16, KC-135, C-17, B-1, B-2, several NASA aircraft including the NF-15B, F/A-18A, T-34C and ER-2. Airplanes scheduled to perform at the Open House rehearsed their flights on Friday, October 21.

October 22, 2005: Edwards AFB Airshow

Edwards AFB Airshow, October 22, 2005, Page 1 Airshow Page 1

Edwards AFB Airshow, October 22, 2005, Page 2 Airshow Page 2


Edwards AFB displays More Edwards AFB displays.


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