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Northrop YF-23A "Black Widow II"


    The Western Museum of Flight has numerous aircraft, exhibits and other displays.
     
    North American F-86 Sabre Jet .
    Northrop YF-17 "Cobra" (Prototype #1)
    Grumman F-14A "Tomcat"
    Northrop F-5A "Freedom Fighter"
    Northrop JB-1 "Bat" World War II "Buzz Bomb" built in 1942. There are only three of  Jack Northrop's flying wings left in the world.  This is one of them !
    1883 Montgomery Glider (replica)
    Radioplane RP-76 Target Drone
    Radioplane RP-5A Target Drone
    Northrop KD2R-5 "Shelduck" basic training target drone
    Northrop YF-23A"Black Widow II" Advanced Tactical Fighter (PAV-2)
    Northrop Company's flying demonstrator S-1 Sierra (Sue)
    Northrop Radioplane RP-71 Falconer, SD-l Target Drone
    The Space Technology Laboratories, Inc. (TRW) Satellite, Pioneer I, Reconstructed Replica
    Northrop HL-10 (model) lifting body re-entry research vehicle program, helped in the development of the Space Shuttle.
    ASA Space Shuttle (model) The Space Shuttle is a reusable U.S. space vehicle
    Bede Aircraft BD-5, an experimental homebuilt kit, single seat high performance aircraft.
    The 1942 Model C-3 Link Trainer
    Teledyne Ryan AQM-34K Firebee (RPV)
    Northrop Grumman BQM-74F
    Orion Industries UAV Model 706 Sea Bat
    Douglas A-4A Skyhawk, currently in storage
    Lockheed YO-3A Quiet Star, not on display
     
    In addition to the aircraft currently being displayed, numerous Western Museum of Flight volunteers and Northrop Aircraft volunteers have processed the following aircraft through the Darrell G. McNeal Restoration Facility.
    The Northrop N-3PB World War II single engine seaplane built in 1940. Twenty four N-3PB's were built, this is the only remaining example.
    The Northrop X-4 "Bantam" . Only two of these aircraft were built. The X-4 "Bantam" was restored by the Western Museum of Flight and is on display at the United States Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio.
     
    Currently, there is no restoration facility at the museum due to space limitations

    Piston and jet aircraft engines include:
    Pratt & Whitney R-985-AN-1 "Wasp Jr." 9 Cylinder, Air-cooled, Radial Engine, 450 HP
    Wright GR-1820-G205 "Cyclone," 9-Cylinder, Radial, Air-cooled, 1200 HP
    General Electric J-79-GE-3A, Gas Turbine.
    Pratt & Whtney.TF30 Turbofan.
    Pratt & Whtney. R4360 Wasp Major, 28 Cylinder Air-cooled Radial.
     
    The aircraft model collection is quite extensive. The over 300 models include numerous wind tunnel models including the Northrop "Alpha", the Northrop A-9A, Hundreds of plastic scale models are also included in the collection.

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