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Aircraft Photos of the Air Force Armament Museum


Military Aircraft Pictures from the Air Force Armament Museum

Museum:
Air Force Armament Museum
Location:
Eglin AFB, Valparaiso/Ft. Walton Beach, FL, USA
Date:
May 2010


Air Force Armament Museum The Air Force Armament Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to the collection, preservation and exhibition of artifacts and memorabilia associated with Air Force Armament and its platforms of delivery.

Among many other pieces there are over 25 different aircraft that have found a home at the Museum.

The Air Force Armament Museum is located at Eglin AFB in Florida, about 7 miles north of Fort Walton Beach.


The following aircraft photos were taken in the outside and inside area of the Air Force Armament Museum.



Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird (61-7959), c/n: 2010 "Big Tail", U.S. Air Force
- This aircraft set a speed record with 2,193 mph (= 3,529 km/h) at an altitude of 85,069 ft. (= 25,928 m).

Related aircraft pictures: Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird



General Dynamics F-111E Aardvark (68-0058 / ET), c/n: A1-227/E-68, 40th Flight Test Squadron (40 FLTS), 46th Test Wing (46 TW), Eglin AFB, FL, USA





North American TB-25J Mitchell (44-30854), c/n: 108-34129, U.S. Air Force, March AFB, CA, USA
- The last B-25 Mitchell in the U.S. Air Force, marked as #40-2344.

Related aircraft pictures: North American B-25 Mitchell



Boeing RB-47H Stratojet (53-4296), c/n: 4501320, 55th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, Forbes AFB, KS, USA
- The last operational B-47 Stratojet in the U.S. Air Force.



McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle (74-0124 / EG), c/n: 100/A085, 4485th Test Squadron, Tactical Air Command, Eglin AFB, FL, USA
- The aircraft is carrying unit markings of the 58th, 59th, and 60th Fighter Squadron at Eglin AFB.

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Republic F-105D Thunderchief (58-1155 / JV), c/n: D10, 469th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Korat RTAFB, Thailand
- The aircraft is marked as F-105D-6-RE #59-1771 of the 469th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 388th Tactical Fighter Wing.



Sikorsky MH-53M Pave Low IV (S-65) (73-1652), c/n: 65-390, 20th Special Operations Squadron (20 SOS), 1st Special Operations Wing (1 SOW), Hurlburt Field, FL, USA

Related helicopter pictures: Sikorsky CH-53 Stallion, Sikorsky MH-53 Pave Low


Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13 Fishbed-C (014)
- This MiG-21 Fishbed is marked as #85 of the Soviet Air Force.




General Motors F-84F Thunderstreak (51-9495 / FS-495), 170th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 183rd Tactical Fighter Group (IL ANG), Springfield, IL, USA
- The aircraft is marked for 401st Fighter Bomber Wing at England AFB, LA, USA.



North American F-86F Sabre (52-5513)
- The aircraft is marked as #51-2910/FU-910 and was flown by triple-ace Capt. J. McConnell of the 39th Fighter Interceptor Squadron at Eglin AFB, FL, USA.

Related aircraft pictures: North American F-86F Sabre



Northrop F-89D Scorpion (53-2610), 119 Fighter Group (ND ANG), Hector Field, ND, USA



North American F-100C Super Sabre (54-1986), Armament Development and Test Center, Eglin AFB, FL, USA
- The aircraft is marked as #54-1954/SS.




McDonnell JF-101B Voodoo (56-0250), c/n: 238, 4440th Aircraft Delivery Group, Langley AFB, VA, USA



Lockheed F-104D Starfighter (57-1331), Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC), Edwards AFB, CA, USA



Lockheed T-33A T-Bird (53-5947), c/n: 580-9423, 95th Fighter Interceptor Training Squadron, 325th Fighter Weapons Wing, Tyndall AFB, FL, USA

Related aircraft pictures: Canadair T-33/CT-133 Silver Star
A GBU-43/B (Massive Ordnance Air Blast), nicknamed "Mother Of All Bombs" in front of the Air Force Armamament Museum at Eglin AFB. MOAB is an improved replacement for the unguided 15,000 lbs. (= 6,804 kg) BLU-82 "Daisy Cutter" bomb.

The GBU-43/B weapon is a 21,000 lbs. (= 9,525 kg) total weight GPS-guided munition with fins and inertial gyro for pitch and roll control. It is today the largest satellite-guided, air-delivered weapon.

MOAB delivers the BLU-120/B blast-type warhead which contains 18,700 lbs. (= 8,482 kg) of H6, an explosive that is a mixture of RDX (Cyclotrimethylene trinitramine), TNT, and aluminum.




Official Website of the Air Force Armament Museum at Eglin AFB:
Official Website of the Air Force Armament Museum




Update: 4-Dec-2010

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