Some photos from a visit to the Naval Aviation Museum at Pensacola Naval Air Station in Pensacola FL.
The Naval Aviation Museum.
Cutaway view of a Curtiss Jenny, a World War One trainer
At the end of World War One, the US Navy bought six Sopwith Camels from the British and used them to test ship-borne landings and takeoffs on a wooden platform built on the battleship USSTexas.
The Navy seaplane NC-4, the first airplane to cross the Atlantic.
P40 Warhawk, in Chinese “Flying Tigers” livery.
F4F Wildcat in pre-WW2 livery.
North Korean MiG 15 fighter.
Memorial to Navy pilot Alan Shepard, first American in space
R4D Skytrain “Que Sera Sera”, the first plane to land at the North Pole
“Marine One”, White House helicopter used by President Nixon