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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian15 Mar 2022 9:33 p.m. PST

There are a ton of great air museums all over the world, from the Royal Air Force Museum in London to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona and the Smithsonian Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington, D.C. There's a case to be made, however, that the best of them all is in Dayton, Ohio. There on the grounds of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force has a massive collection of rare and important aircraft from the entire history of aviation.

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John Leahy Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2022 3:36 a.m. PST

It a great museum! We go there every year (excluding Covid). Some very cool things there!

Thanks

John

hetzer Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2022 3:38 a.m. PST

I was just there! Went to see the DaVinci exhibit. I only live about 12 minutes away.

35thOVI Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2022 5:27 a.m. PST

Excellent museum. Live only 30 minutes away. Free. Normally busy. Used to meet WW2 veterans there. Went to some of the Doolittle group reunions including the last. 4 hangers, plus some outside stuff. Highly recommend.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2022 5:29 a.m. PST

We go several times a year. We will walk several buildings and leave. When we go back, we pick up where we left off

troopwo Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2022 6:55 a.m. PST

One of the best.

I even got to talk to two Phantom drivers about their time on the F4 from the mid sixties through to the eighties. What an eye opener!

Grelber16 Mar 2022 9:16 a.m. PST

Fascinating place! I've been there twice and spent most of a day there each time.

Grelber

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2022 10:17 a.m. PST

Agree one of the best anywhere.

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