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 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 performed at the Edwards Air Force Base Open House on October 23, 1988.
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 propelled the X-15.
Lockheed SR-71A, 61-7955.
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.
F-15B-9 Eagle, 73-0114.
F-15B-9 Eagle, 73-0114.
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.
Beech UC-45J, N57161.
Lockheed T-33A-5, 58-0669 restored as 53-5099.
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 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 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 was displayed at the Edwards Air Force Base Open House on October 29, 1989.
General Dynamics F-111A, 63-9766 is the first prototype F-111.
NASA Lockheed NF-104A Starfighter, N820NA was delivered to the Air Force as 56-0790.
McDonnell F-101B-105 Voodoo, 58-0288.
North American T-39A-1 Sabreliner, 60-3505.
Republic F-84F-10 Thunderstreak, 51-9350.
Gloster Meteor NF Mk 11, N94749 served the Royal AirForce as WD592.
Gloster Meteor NF Mk 11, N94749 first arrived at the Mojave Airport on June 21, 1975.
Sikorsky CH-34A Choctaw, 57-1726.
Thor Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile.
Boeing B-52D-70 Stratofortress, 56-0585.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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