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Early Years Gallery - from 1919 to 1941
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The National Museum of the United States Air Force (formerly the United States Air Force Museum) is the official National Museum of the United States Air Force and is located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton, Ohio. The NMUSAF is the world's largest and oldest military aviation museum. More than 400 aircraft and missiles are on display, most of them indoors. The museum draws over 1.3 million visitors per year and is one of the single most visited tourist attractions in Ohio. Admission is free. The museum's Early Years Gallery conveys the magic and wonder of the formative days of military air power. The gallery's aircraft collection, exhibits and artifacts combine to capture the spirit of imagination of that transformational era, chronicling the time from the Wright brothers and their contemporaries, through World War I and to the lead up to World War II.

This panorama is from the Inter-War Years section. Amongst other things one can see the Douglas O-38F, the Martin B-10, the Northrop A-17A, the Curtiss O-52 Owl, the Ryan YPT-16, the North American BT-14 (NA-64), the North American O-47B, the Fairchild PT-19A Cornell, the Hawker Hurricane MkIIa, the De Havilland DH 82A Tiger Moth, and the Eberhart SE-5E.

Copyright: Udo D
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11728x5864
Taken: 13/12/2009
Uploaded: 14/12/2009
Updated: 03/03/2015
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