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Carolinas Aviation Museum, Charlotte NC

Tucked away in a corner of the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport is the Carolinas Aviation Museum. For an otherwise small museum this place has a LOT of historic military aviation. We visited just as the air cleared from a large thunderstorm, so all the paths were awash, and the exhibits dripping. But the museum has a hangar and small bookstore if you need shelter on less clement days.

I revisited the museum, again, during the summer of 2007 and took some fresh photos, see them here!


F-80 Shootingstar

F-84 Thunderjet

T-28 Trojan

F-101 Voodoo

F-102 Delta Dart

T-2 Buckeye
1970's and more recently

A-4 Skyhawk

A-7 Corsair-II

F-4 Phantom

OV-10 Bronco

OV-1 Mohawk

AH-1 Cobra

CH-53 'Jolly Green Giant'

H03S (S-51) Dragonfly

Kamen HOK-1

UH-1 Huey

CH-34 (S-58)

D-558-1 Skystreak

V333 Tilt Rotor

Untitled exhibit

747 Main gear leg

KC-97 Nose & Cockpit

Falcon air-to-air missile

Wing skin construction

F-80 Simulator

Link Simulator

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