Wednesday, December 5, 2012

NMUSAF Expansion Plans

The National Museum of the US Air Force at Wright-Patterson AFB is embarking on the next phase of the museum's expansion, planning a 224,000 square foot fourth building to house Presidential aircraft, space artifacts, and airlifters. There is a large model of the planned new building in the lobby:

The space exhibit area, showing a Titan 34, shuttle crew compartment trainer, C-119J satellite retrieval aircraft, KH-9 Hexagon, X-1, and X-15.

Air Force Museum expansion - space gallery

The airlift section, showing a C-5 Galaxy, C-130E Hercules, C-141C Starlifter, and a KC-135.
NMUSAF expansion - airlifters

The Presidentail Aircraft Gallery, showing a VC-137C, VC-121E Columbine III, VC-118, and VC-140B JetStar.
NMUSAF Air Force One and other VIP aircraft

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