MUSEUMS & WARBIRD COLLECTIONS/ FOUNDATIONS

Historic Flight Foundation

http://www.historicflight.org./

Sited at the southwest corner of Paine Field, Kilo-7 offers a journey into the energy, hard work, and passion that fueled aviation from 1927 through 1957. Like the aircraft in our collection, the hangars at Kilo-7 are designed to reflect beauty, durability, and honestly expressed materials.

Museum of Flight – Seattle, WA

http://www.museumofflight.org/main-campus

The Museum of Flight’s main campus is the most interactive air and space experience you’ll find. Stepping into the Personal Courage Wing you will immediately be immersed in personal stories of courage as told through a collection of 28 fighter aircraft in a setting that will simply amaze you. In addition to changing temporary exhibits, the Museum of Flight showcases its collection of more than 150 historic air and spacecraft and related artifacts in unique and inspiring exhibits. There is something for everyone to experience in these dynamic displays presenting events that have carried us from Kitty Hawk to the Moon.

Olympic Flight Museum

http://www.olympicflightmuseum.com/

The Pacific Northwest’s newest museum

The Fighter Collection

http://www.fighter-collection.com/

The premier European collection located at historic Duxford Airfield.

Cavanaugh Flight Museum

http://www.cavanaughflightmuseum.com/

The Cavanaugh Flight Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to promoting aviation studies and to perpetuating America’s aviation heritage; the museum fulfills its mission by restoring, operating, maintaining and displaying historically-significant, vintage aircraft, and by collecting materials related to the history of aviation.

Commemorative Air Force

http://www.commemorativeairforce.org/

The CAF was founded to acquire, restore and preserve, in flying condition, a complete collection of combat aircraft which were flown by all military services of the United States, and selected aircraft of other nations, for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations of Americans. More than just a collection of airworthy warplanes from the past, the CAF’s fleet of historic aircraft, known as the CAF Ghost Squadron, recreate, remind and reinforce the lessons learned from the defining moments in American military aviation history.

Heritage Flight Museum

http://www.heritageflight.org/content/

The Heritage Flight Museum (HFM) has been established by the Anders family to help educate the public to understand and appreciate the contribution military aircraft, and the people that flew them, have made to our heritage, national security and freedom.  The primary focus of the HFM will be on US Army Air Corps and US Air Force vintage “Warbirds”: fighters, trainers, and liaison aircraft. http://www.historicflight.org

National Air and Space Museum

http://www.nasm.si.edu/

An excellent reference for all forms of flight.

National Museum of Naval Aviation

http://www.navalaviationmuseum.org/

A reference to naval aircraft from several eras.

Planes of Fame Museum

http://www.planesoffame.org/

Planes of Fame Air Museum is an independently operated, non-profit 501(c)(3) aviation museum dedicated to collecting, restoring, displaying, and preserving aircraft and memorabilia for the educational benefit of current and future generations. The Planes of Fame Air Museum was the first permanent air museum west of the Rocky Mountains. It officially opened to the public in January 1957 with an initial collection of six aircraft. Currently, Planes of Fame houses over 150 aircraft at its two locations, the main facility at Chino Airport in California and a satellite museum near the Grand Canyon at Valle Airport in Arizona.

The Flying Heritage Collection

http://www.flyingheritage.com/TemplateMain.aspx?contentId=43

1998, Paul G. Allen began acquiring and preserving several aircraft, including several WWII aircraft, and restored them to the highest standard of quality to share them with the public.

The Flying Heritage Collection is operated by Friends of Flying Heritage, a 501 (c)(3) organization committed to education the public about these rare, historic aircraft. Click Here to View their collection and fly dates!

Tri-State Warbird Museum

http://www.tri-statewarbirdmuseum.org/

“The Tri-State Warbird Museum is a historic non-profit aviation museum, led by a staff of volunteers and professionals, dedicated to remembering those who fought for our freedom, and honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice”.

USS Midway Museum

http://www.midway.org/home

The USS Midway Museum is an unforgettable adventure for the entire family. Go to sea without leaving port!  Explore more than 60 exhibits with a collection of 27 restored aircraft. Located in downtown San Diego.

Warbird Heritage Foundation

http://www.warbirdheritagefoundation.org/index.php

The Warbird Heritage Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation created for the purpose of acquiring, restoring, displaying, and demonstrating various antique aircraft of historic military significance. The Foundation’s focus is on preserving it’s aircraft in flying condition, demonstrating these aircraft at air shows and other special events, and promoting public interest in historic military aircraft.

Warbird Heritage Foundation

http://www.warbirdheritagefoundation.org

The Warbird Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)-3 not-for-profit foundation created in December, 2003. The Foundation was organized for the purpose of acquiring, restoring, displaying, and demonstrating various antique aircraft of historic military significance. The Foundation’s focus is on preserving it’s aircraft in flying condition, demonstrating these aircraft at air shows and other special events, and promoting public interest in historic military aircraft.