National Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola

Some photos from a visit to the Naval Aviation Museum at Pensacola Naval Air Station in Pensacola FL.

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The Naval Aviation Museum.

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Cutaway view of a Curtiss Jenny, a World War One trainer

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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.

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The Navy seaplane NC-4, the first airplane to cross the Atlantic.

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P40 Warhawk, in Chinese “Flying Tigers” livery.

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F4F Wildcat in pre-WW2 livery.

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North Korean MiG 15 fighter.

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Memorial to Navy pilot Alan Shepard, first American in space

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R4D Skytrain “Que Sera Sera”, the first plane to land at the North Pole

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“Marine One”, White House helicopter used by President Nixon

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