Image Gallery: San Diego Air and Space Museum

San Diego Air & Space Museum is an aviation and space exploration museum in San Diego, California, United States. SDASM promotes itself as one of the largest aviation museums in the nation, containing the third-largest collection of archives and library. The museum’s library contains an extensive collection of aircraft books and historic photographs of aircraft and aircraft manufacturing. Below are photos of various exhibits in the museum.

Other collections in the museum includes:

  • Lockheed A-12 Oxcart
  • Bowlus SP-1 Paper Wing – replica[8]
  • Convair YF2Y Sea Dart
  • Apollo 9 command module Gumdrop
  • Spirit of St. Louis replica (Spirit 3 was built after the 1978 fire)
  • Curtiss 1912 amphibious aircraft
  • Montgomery 1911 Evergreen glider
  • General Atomics MQ-1 Predator UAV (tail number 0018)
  • Ryan Firebee
  • Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk (1/2 scale model)
  • 1902 Wright Glider (reproduction)
  • Wright Flyer (reproduction, currently not on display)
  • Vin Fiz Flyer (reproduction, at Gillespie Field annex)
  • Ford Trimotor
  • Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVI
  • North American P-51D Mustang
  • SPAD VII.c.1
  • Nieuport 28
  • Curtiss JN4 “Jenny” (Currently returned to restoration to reskin the wings)
  • Curtiss P-40E Warhawk (No longer on display)
  • North American F-86F “Sabre” (at Gillespie Field annex)
  • Mitsubishi A6M7 “Zero-sen”
  • Grumman F-14 Tomcat (at Gillespie Field annex)
  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (at Gillespie Field annex)
  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (It is in fact a Chinese Shenyang J-5.)
  • F-4S Phantom II
  • Bell AH-1E Cobra
  • PBY-5A Catalina
  • Horten Ho 229 (model)
  • P-26 Peashooter (currently on display)
  • Vought F4U Corsair (currently on display)
  • Ryan X-13 Vertijet (at Gillespie Field annex)


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