Air & Spacecraft Index A-L

The following links will take you to photographs of individual aircraft published on this website.  Listings are by manufacturer or developer.

AAI 

AAI Pioneer UAV RQ-2A - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

AAI RQ-7 Shadow 200 - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
AAI RQ-7 Shadow - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. (Photo Above)

AEROCAR INTERNATIONAL

Aerocar International (Taylor) Aerocar III - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

AEROJET GENERAL
In 2013 Aerojet and Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne merged to form Aerojet Rocketdyne.

Aerojet General Aerobee 150The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico (Photo Above)

Aerojet General Aerobee 170White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

AERONCA
Since 2011 Aeronca has been a division of Magellan Aerospace.

Aeronca C-2 (1929) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

Aeronca L-3B Grasshopper - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Aeronca L-16 - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

AEROPHYSICS DEVELOPMENT
In 1954 Studebaker-Packard Corp. acquired Aerophysics Development, in 1956 Curtiss-Wright acquired the former AD.

Aerophysics Development SSM-A-23 DartWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico (Photo Above)

AEROTEK
Aerotek was founded in 1983 and is now part of the Allegis Group.

Aerotek - Pitts S-1S Special (Current models by Aviat) - Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

AERO VODOCHODY

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Aero L-29 Delfín - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon (Photo Above)

AEROVIRONMENT

RQ-11A Raven c.2000 - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

MacCready Gossamer Albatross II - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

AIRSPEED
Founded in 1931, defunct in 1951

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Airspeed Oxford 1 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above)

AKRON (LATER FUNK)

Funk B (1927) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

ALBATROS-FLUGSEUGWERKE
Founded in 1909, in 1931AF merged with Focke-Wulf.

Albatros D.VA - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)
Albatros D.Va - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England


ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS
Merged with Orbital Sciences in 2015 to form Orbital ATK.

Alliant Outrider RQ6A - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama


AMERICAN EAGLE
Formed in 1925, in 1931 assets were purchased and became part of American Eagle-Lincoln Aircraft.  
Collapsed during the Great Depression.

American Eagle Eaglet B-31 - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

American Eagle A-101 - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH
Founded in 1847 as W.G. Armstrong Co.  Defunct in 1927

His Majesty’s Airship R33 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Control Car - Photo Above)

ARROW AIRCRAFT AND MOTORS
Founded in 1925, bankrupt in 1939.

Arrow Aircraft & Motors Arrow Sport Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

Arrow F - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon 

ATLANTIC RESEARCH

Atlantic Research Athena RTV - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico (Photo Above)

AUSTER
1938-1961, Merged with Beagle Aircraft in 1961.

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Auster AOP Mark 6 -1945 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

AVIAT

Aviat Christen Eagle II - 1984 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

AVIATIK
1909-1919

Aviatik D.1 - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

AVRO
A. V. Roe and Company, 1910-1963

Avro Anson 1 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Avro Blue Steel - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above)

Avro Lancaster 1- Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Avro Rota C-30A - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Avro 504K - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Avro Vulcan B2 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

AVRO CANADA
1945-1962

Avro Canada CF-100 - Canuck - Comox Air Force Museum, Vancouver Island, British Columbia (Photo Above)


Barney Oldfield Aircraft Company - See Oldfield (below)


BEDE

Bede BD-5V - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona

BEECH
Beech Aircraft was established in 1932 (Beechcraft was a division). Purchased by Raytheon in 1980, merged
with Hawker products to form Raytheon Aircraft in 1994.  Sold to Goldman Sachs to form Hawker Beechcraft in 2006.
Bankrupt in 2012, emerging as Beechcraft Corp.  Sold to Textron in 2013 and merged with Cessna to form Textron Aviation.

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Beech VC-6A - White Sands Missile Range Museum, New Mexico

Beech AT-11 KansanPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Beech D17A TravelerEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Beech Bonanza 35Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Beech C-45G (D-18) (1942) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

Beechcraft T-34B Mentor - 1948 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Beechcraft SAGMI (AQM-37A) - JayhawkWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Beechcraft MQM-61 CardinalWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Beechcraft MQM-107 StreakerWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

BELL
Founded in 1935, Textron purchased Bell Aerospace in 1960.  Many entries below are from Bell Helicopter Company
and Bell Helicopter Textron.

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Bell X-1 - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C. (Photo Above)

Bell AH-1 Cobra - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Bell AH-1 Cobra
Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Bell UH-1H Iroquois - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Bell UH-1M - White Sands Missile Range Museum, New Mexico
Bell UH-1M Huey
- Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Bell UH-1 HueyEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon
Bell UH-1 Iroquois - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Bell UH-1 - Firefighting helicopter over Hillsboro, New Mexico
Bell UH-IH IroquoisEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Bell HTL-3Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Bell HTL-7 Sioux - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Bell OH-13 Sioux - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Bell OH-13EEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Bell TH-57 Sea Ranger - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon

Bell OH-58A Kiowa - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Bell OH-58A Kiowa - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Bell XP-59A Airacomet - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

Bell P-63E King CobraPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Bell/Textron Jet RangerEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

BELL LABS

Bell Labs MIM-3 Nike AjaxWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico (Photo Above)
Bell Labs - Nike Ajax - The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico

BELLANCA
Founded in 1927, known as AviaBellanca Aircraft after 1983.

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Bellanca Aircruiser - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon (Photo Above)


BENDIX
Formed in 1914, a division Bendix Pacific produced the Talos in 1950s.

Bendix RIM-8 Talos - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico (Photo Above)

BENSEN
1952-1987

Bensen B-8M GyrocopterEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)


BLACKBURN AIRCRAFT
Founded in 1914, became part of Hawker Siddeley in 1960.

Blackburn Buccaneer S1 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above) 

BLÉRIOT AÉRONAUTIQUE
Early 1900s acquiring SPAD and merged with others in 1936 into SNCASO, now Airbus.

Bleriot XI - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. (Photo Above)

Bleriot XIII - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

Blériot XXVII - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

BOEING
Founded in 1916 as Pacific Aero Products Co., incorporated as Boeing in 1934.   Acquired Vertol in 1960, Rockwell Aerospace in 1996, merged with McDonnell Douglas in 1997 (as Boeing), purchased Hughes in 2000, sold Rocketdyne to Pratt &
Whitney in 2005, purchased Aviall in 2006.

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Boeing B&W (1916) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

Boeing F4B-4 (1929) - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

Boeing CIM-10 BomarcNational Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Boeing YC-14 - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Boeing/Stearman PT-17 Kaydet - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Boeing/Stearman Kaydet - Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver, Washington
Boeing/Stearman PT-17/N2S Kaydet - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle Arizona   
Boeing/Stearman PT-17 - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon
Boeing Stearman PT-17 - 1942 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress - Olympia, Washington Air Show 2005
Boeing B-17G Flying FortressEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon
Boeing B17G Flying Fortress - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Boeing B-29 SuperfortressNational Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Boeing B-29 Superfortress - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Boeing Model 40B (1928) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Boeing Model 40C (1928) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Boeing X-45A Joint Unmanned Combat Air System (J-UCAS) - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C.

Boeing EB-47E StratojetPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Boeing Vertol CH-47 Chinook - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Boeing CH47D Chinook - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Boeing WB-47E Stratojet - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Boeing B-52D Stratofortress - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Boeing B-52G Stratofortress - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Boeing B-52 StratofortressNational Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Boeing NB-52A Stratofortress (X-15 Mothership)Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Boeing AGM-69 SRAM (Short Range Attack Missile) - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico
Boeing AGM-69 SRAMThe National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Boeing 80A-1 - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Boeing C-97G StratofreighterPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Boeing KC-97G StratofreighterPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Boeing Model 100 (1928) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Boeing Vertol CH-113 (CH-46) Labrador - Comox Air Force Museum, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Boeing EC-135J Stratotanker - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Boeing VC-137B Stratoliner - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Boeing 247D (1934) - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

Boeing 377 Stratocruiser (Mini-Guppy) - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon
Boeing (NASA) B-377SG - Super Guppy
 - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Boeing 737 - (Cockpit) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Boeing 747Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Boeing HIBEXWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

BOWERS

Bowers Fly Baby 1-A - Homebuilt Aircraft - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona (Photo Above)

BRISTOL
Founded 1910.  First as British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. then Bristol Aeroplane Company.
Bristol Aircraft split from Bristol Aero Engines in 1956. British Aircraft merged with others to form British 
Aircraft Corp (BAC) in 1959.  Bristol Helicopters merged with others to form Westland Helicopters
(see Westland entry) in 1960.

Bristol F.2B (British & Colonial Airplane Co.) - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona
Bristol F.2b  - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above) 

Bristol Beaufighter TF.X - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Bristol Beaufort VIII - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Bristol Bulldog - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Bristol Blenheim MK. IV Bolingbroke - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Bristol Blenheim Mk IV - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Bristol Sycamore HR14 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

BRITISH AEROSPACE
Founded in 1977 by the merger of British Aircraft Corp., Hawker Siddeley Aviation, Hawker Siddeley Dynamics, and Scottish Aviation.  In 1999 it merged with Macrconi Electronic Systems.

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British Aerospace AV-8C Harrier - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
British Aerospace/McDonnell Douglas AV-8C Harrier II - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)
British Aerospace GR9A Harrier II - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

BAe Dynamics ALARM - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

BAe Dynamics Skyflash - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

BRITISH AIRCRAFT CORPORATION
Founded in 1960 by the merger of English Electric, Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft),
Bristol Aeroplane Company, and Hunting Aircraft.  Merged with others in 1977 to form
British Aerospace.

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British Aircraft Corporation Jet Provost T.5A - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

British Aircraft Corporation Lightning F6 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above)

BRUNNER-WINKLE
1926-1931 - 220 Bird planes were built

Brunner Winkle Bird A (1929) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Brunner Winkle Bird CK (1929) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

BUDD
Aviation activities from 1930 to WWII.

Budd RB-1 Conestoga - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona (Photo Above)

BUHL
1925-1933

Buhl LA-1 Bull Pup (1931) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

CANADAIR
1944-1986 - Became core of Bombardier Aerospace

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Canadair CL-13B - Sabre Mark VI (1954) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

Canadair CL-28 Argus Mark I - Comox Air Force Museum, Vancouver Island, British Columbia 

Canadair/Lockheed T-33 - Silver Star - Comox Air Force Museum, Vancouver Island, British Columbia 

Canadair CF-104 - Starfighter - Comox Air Force Museum, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Canadair CT - 114 - Tutor - Comox Air Force Museum, Vancouver Island, British Columbia


CAPRONI 
1908-1950

Caproni Ca. 20 - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photograph Above)


CASSUTT (DESIGNER)

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Cassutt IIIM Formula I Racer - Homebuilt - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

CAUDRON
Société des Avions Caudron was founded in 1909.  Acquired by
Renault in 1933.

Caudron G.3 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above)

CESSNA
1927-2014. Purchased by General Dynamics in 1985 (kept as division), sold to Textron Inc in 1992.  Purchased Columbia Aircraft in 2007.  In 2014 became a brand of Textron.

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Cessna JRC-1 Bobcat - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Cessna CG-2 Glider - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Cessna L-19 (O-1) Bird Dog - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Cessna L-19/O-1 Bird Dog - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona

Cessna O-2A Skymaster - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Cessna T-37B Tweety Bird - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Cessna T-37B Tweet - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Cessna 140A - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

Cessna C-165 Airmaster, “General Motors Special” - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona (photo above)
Cessna C-165 Airmaster (1940) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Cessna 170B - 1953 - Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver, Washington

Cessna 180 Skywagon - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon

Cessna U206F Stationair - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

CHANCE VOUGHT
Founded in 1917.  In 1928 it was acquired by United Aircraft and Transport became independent in 1954
and was purchased by Ling-Temco-Voight in 1961.  Northrop Grumman owned part in early 1990
s, Caryle Group 
gained ownership, renaming it Vought Aircraft Industries and in 2010 sold it to Triumph Group.

Chance Vought F4U-4 Corsair - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Chance Vought F4U Corsair - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon (Photo Above)

CHRIS TENA

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Chris Tena Mini-Coupe - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon (Photo Above)


CHRYSLER
Missile production activities began in 1950.

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Chrysler Redstone - 1964 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)
Chrysler PGM-11 RedstoneWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico
Chrysler PGM-11 RedstoneNational Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Chrysler PGM-19 JupiterThe National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

COLUMBIA
1927-1947 - Initially named Columbia Air Liners Inc. and later Columbia Aircraft Corp.  Acquired by
Commonwealth Aircraft in 1948.

Columbia XJL-1Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona (Photo Above)

COMMAND-AIRE
Founded in 1926 as Arkansas Aircraft Co.  Ceased operations in 1931.

Command-Aire 3C3-T (1929) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

COMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH CENTRE CANADA
Founded in 1969

Communications Research Centre Canada - Alouette 1The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico (Photo Above)

CONSOLIDATED
Founded in 1923, merged with Vultee in 1943 to become Consolidated-Vultee,
later named Convair.  General Dynamics purchased majority interest in 1953.  Sold to
McDonnell Douglas in 1994, ceased operations in 1996.

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon (Photo Above)

Consolidated Fleet Model 7 - 1931 - Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver, Washington
Consolidated Fleet Model 7 (1930) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon 

Consolidated B-24J Liberator - Olympia, Washington Air Show 2005
Consolidated B-24J LiberatorPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Consolidated Liberator B24L - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

CONVAIR
Founded in 1943 as Consolidated Vultee (See Consolidated above).  Sold to General Dynamics and
then McDonnell Douglas, ceased operations in 1996.

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Convair L-13 (Consolidated Vulter) Grasshopper -War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

Convair B-36 PeacemakerPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Convair B-58A Hustler - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Convair F-102 Delta Dagger - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Convair TF-102 Delta Dagger - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Convair F-102A Delta DaggerEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

Convair F-106A Delta Dart - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Convair C-131F SamaritanPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

CULVER
1939 - 1946.  Superior Aircraft purchased assets in 1956.

Culver Dart Model G (1938)  - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

CURTISS
Founded in 1916 as the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company.  1909 the Herring Curtiss
Company was formed and renamed Curtiss Aeroplane in 1910.  It merged with Curtiss Motor Company in 1916.
With others merged to form Curtiss-Wright Corp in 1929.  Many aircraft continued to be called Curtiss.

Curtiss Pusher (1910) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon
Curtis Pusher (Replica) - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Curtiss Robin C-1 (1928) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Curtiss Robin B-2Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon
Curtiss Robertson Robin (1929) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Curtiss JN-3 Jenny - Pancho Villa State Park, Columbus, New Mexico

Curtiss JN-4D - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Curtiss JN-4 Jenny - Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center, Stevenson, Washington
Curtiss JN-4D Jenny (1917) - 
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon
Curtiss JN-4 Canuck (Jenny JN-4) - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Curtiss P-40E War Hawk - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk - Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa, Idaho
Curtiss Kittyhawk III  - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England  

Curtiss - P-40N Warhawk - Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa, Idaho
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Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Curtiss C-46D CommandoPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Curtiss Model 50 Robin - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona (photo above)

Curtis Model 51 Fledgling - 1929 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon


CURTISS - WRIGHT
Founded in 1929 through merger of 12 companies.

Curtiss-Wright CW-1 Junior (1931) -Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Curtiss-Wright Tavel Air 12-W (1931) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

Curtiss-Wright - A-22 Falcon - 1938 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

DASSAULT AVIATION/DORNIER FLUGZEUGWERKE
Founded in 1929 as Société des Avions Marcel Bloch, name change in 1947 to Avions Marcel Dassault.
Acquired Breguet in 1971 to form 
Avions Marcel Dassault-Breguet Aviation, renamed Dassault
Aviation in 1990.

Dassault-Breguet Dornier Alpha Jet A - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

DAVIS
1929-1930

Davis D-1-K (1930) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

de HAVILLAND
Founded in 1920, became a member of the Hawker Siddeley group in 1960, now part of BAE Systems.

de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

De Havilland DH-4M-1Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

de Havilland U-6, Beaver - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

de Havilland-DH-82A Tiger Moth - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

De Havilland DH9A - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

De Havilland D.H. 100 Vampire FB.9 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

de Havilland Firestreak - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

de Havilland Mosquito B35 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

de Havilland Vampire F3 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England


DOUGLAS
Founded in 1921, merged with McDonnell Aircraft in 1967 to form McDonnell-Douglas.  McDonnell Douglas merged
with Boeing in 1997.

Douglas A-1 Skyraider - Olympia, Washington Air Show 2005

Douglas MRG-1 Honest John - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico
Douglas MGR-1 Honest John
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Douglas AIR-2 GenieWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Douglas World Cruiser DWC-2 - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

Douglas DC-2 - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Douglas DC-3 - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Douglas DC-3 - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Douglas DC-3 - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C.
Douglas DC-3/C-47 - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon
Douglas DC-3AEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Douglas YEA-3A Sky Warrior - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas A4D Skyhawk - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Douglas A-4F Skyhawk II (1967) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Douglas AD-4N Skyraider - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Arizona
Douglas AD-4 Skyraider - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon
Douglas A4D-2 SkyhawkPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas SBD-6 Dauntless - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
Douglas SBD Dauntless - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon

Douglas F-6A Skyray - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas DC-7BPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas TF-10B SkyknightPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas PGM-17 ThorThe National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Douglas B-18 BoloPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas B-23 Dragon - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas A-26B Invader - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon
Douglas A-26 InvaderPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Douglas A-26C Invader - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Douglas A-26C InvaderEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon
Douglas RB-26C Invader - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo above)
Douglas B-26K Invader - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas C-47 SkytrainPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Douglas C-47AEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Douglas C-54D SkymasterPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas WB-66 Destroyer - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas TF-10B Skyknight - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas VC-118A Liftmaster - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona 

Douglas C-124C GlobemasterPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas CC-129 - Dakota - Comox Air Force Museum, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Douglas C-133B CargomasterPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas D-558-2 Skyrocket - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C.

EASTERN 
Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors - 1942-1945

General Motors FM-2 Wildcat - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington 

General Motors TBM-3E Avenger - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon
Eastern TBM-3 Avenger - General Motors - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona (Photo Above)

EMERSON ELECTRIC

Emerson Electric MGR-3A (M51) Little John - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico (Photo Above)

ENGLISH ELECTRIC
Founded in 1918, defunct in 1968

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English Electric Canberra PR3 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above)

ERCO
Founded in 1930.  Function sold in 1947 to Sanders Aviation.

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ERCO Ercoupe 415-C - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon

Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH
A consortium of Airbus, BAe, and Leonardo.  Founded in 1986

Eurofighter Typhoon - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above)

EUROMISSILE
A consortium set up in the 1970s (Daimler-Chrysler Aerospace AG of Germany and Aérospatiale of France)
now part of MBDA.

Euromissile - Roland - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico (Photo Above)

EUROPEAN HELICOPTER INDUSTRIES
A joint venture between Agusta and Westland Helicopters, later 
AgustaWestland, now Leonardo Helicopters.

European Helicopter Industries Merlin EH101 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above)

FAIRCHILD
Founded in 1925 as Fairchild Aviation Corp.  Purchased Hiller Aircraft in 1964 to become Fairchild Hiller.
Acquired by M7 Aerospace in 2003.

Fairchild Blackfly Sailwing RPV - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

Fairchild SAM-N-2 LarkWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Fairchild/Republic A-10A WarthogPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Fairchild PT-19 CornellPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Fairchild PT-19 -1939 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Fairchild 22-C7A (1933) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon
Fairchild 22-C7B (1932) 
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Fairchild F24W - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Fairchild GK-1 Model 24 - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon

Fairchild 71 - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C. (Photo Above)

Fairchild C-119C Flying BoxcarPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Fairchild C-123K ProviderPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

FAIREY AVIATION
Founded in 1915, defunct in 1960

Fairey Battle 1 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above)

FIAT AVIAZIONE
Founded in 1908, defunct in 1969

Fiat CR 42 Falco - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above) 

FIESELER
Founded in 1930 as Fieseler Flugzeugbau Kassel. Name changed in 1939 to
Gerhard Fieseler Werke GmbH.  Ceased operation a few years after the end of WWII.

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Fieseler V-1 Kirschkern - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. (Photo Above)

Fieseler Fi-156 Storch - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

FLEET
Founded in 1929 when it was repurchased by Consolidated Aircraft. Ended airplane production in 1957.
Fleet Aerospace now is a division of Magellan Aerospace.

Fleet Model 2Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona (Photo Above)

FOCKE-WULF
Founded in 1923 as Bremer Flugzeugbau AG, immediately renamed Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau.
Merged with Albatros-Flugzeugwerke in 1931.  Merged with Weserflug in 1964 becoming
Vereinigte Flugtechnische Werke, which became EADS which reorganized to Airbus.
 

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Focke-Wulf Fw-44J StieglitzPima Air and Space Museum - Tucson, Arizona

Focke Wulf Fw-190A-7 Wurger (Replica) -1939 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon
Focke Wulf Fw190A-8/U-1 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England
Focke-Wulf 190D-13 
(1945) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

FOKKER
Founded 1912 bankrupt in 1996.  

Fokker D.VII - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Fokker D.VII - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Fokker D.VIII - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Fokker D. VIII - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Fokker DR-1 Triplane  - Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa, Idaho
Fokker Dr.1 Triplane - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Fokker E.III Eindecker - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Fokker F.IV - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. (Photo Above)

FOLLAND
Founded in 1936 as British Marine Aircraft Ltd.  Acquired by Hawker Siddeley in 1959.
Folland name dropped in 1963, functions eventually became part of British Aerospace.

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Folland T. Mk. 1 Gnat - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona (Photo Above)

FORD
The Stout Metal Airplane Co. was founded in 1922, it became a division of Ford in 1924
and shut down in 1936 (except for a temporary production of the B-24 during WWII.)

Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor (Stout Metal Airplane Division of Ford) - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C. (Photo Above)
Ford 5-AT-B Tri-MotorEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

FRANKLIN
Franklin built 16 airplanes, the business failed in 1932.

Franklin Sport 90 (1931) Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

FUJI
Nakajima Aircraft Co. was founded in 1918.  Forced out of aviation at the end of WWII.
Re-formed as Fuji Heavy Industries it reentered the sector in the 1950
s, in 2017 it became Subaru.

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Fuji Hikoki MXY7 Ohka (Cherry Blossum) - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)

GEC-MARCONI
Founded in 1897 as Marconi Company, later Marconi Electronic Systems,
General Electric Company.  Defunct in 1999

GEC-Marconi Brimstone - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above)

GENERAL ATOMICS AERONAUTICAL SYSTEMS
An affiliate of General Atomics, GA-ASI was formed in 1993.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems - MQ-iL Predator A - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C. (Photo Above)
General Atomics MQ-1 Predator - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England


GENERAL DYNAMICS
At various times the parent company has owned Canadair, Cessena, and Convair.

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General Dynamics TomahawkSmithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. (Photo Above)

General Dynamics/Convair Little Joe IIThe New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico

General Dynamics (Convair) RIM-2 TerrierWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico
General Dynamics (Convair) RIM-2 TerrierNational Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

General Dynamics (Convair) RIM-24 Tarter - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

General Dynamics F-111E Aardvark - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

GLASAIR
Founded in 2001.

Glasair SH-2 RGEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

GLOBE
Founded in 1941 as Bennet Aircraft Corp. it was renamed to Globe Aircraft Corp. shortly
thereafter.  Bankrupt in 1947, assets sold to TEMCO.

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Globe GC-1B Swift - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

Globe KD6G-2 Target Drone - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)

GLOSTER AIRCRAFT COMPANY
Founded in 1917, merged with Armstrong Whitworth in 1961,
merged with Avro in 1963 - now Hawker Siddeley

Gloster Gladiator II - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above)

Gloster Meteor F8 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER
Established in 1959.

Goddard Space Flight Center - MIT Explorer 10The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico (Photo Above)

GOODYEAR
Originally a division of Goodyear working with Luftschiffbau Zeppelin (source of Goodyear Blimps).
Goodyear Aircraft Company was spun off in 1939.  In 1963 it became Goodyear Aerospace. Defunct in 1987.

Goodyear FG-1D Corsair - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Goodyear FG-1D Corsair -1945 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Goodyear F2G-1 Corsair (1944) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

GRANVILLE BROTHERS
Founded in 1925 as Granville Brothers Aircraft it went bankrupt in 1933.

Granville Brothers Gee Bee Model Z Super Sportster (1931) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington  (Photo Above)

Granville Brothers E Sportster - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

GRUMMAN/GENERAL MOTORS
Part of that GM/Eastern et al. mashup.  Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp. was established in 1929.
In 1969 it had a name change to Grumman Aerospace Corp.  Sold some functions to Gulfstream
Aerospace in 1978.  Merged with Northrop in 1994 to form Northrop Grumman.

Grumman OV-1C Mohawk - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Grumman FM-2 Wildcat - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon

Grumman AF-2S GuardianPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Grumman J2F-6 Duck - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona
Grumman J2F-6 Duck - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon

Grumman CS2F-2 Tracker - Comox Air Force Museum, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Grumman F3F-2 - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)

Grumman/General Motors TBM-3E Avenger  - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon

Grumman F4F (FM-1) - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

Grumman J4F-2 Widgeon - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Grumman JRF-5 GooseEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Grumman F6F-3 HellcatEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Grumman A-6 E Intruder - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Grumman F7F-3 Tigercat - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Grumman F9F-4 Panther - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Grumman RF-9J Cougar - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Grumman F9F-6 Cougar - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Grumman TAF-9J (F9F-8B) Cougar - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Grumman F-11F Tiger - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Grumman F-11F Tiger F-1 - Planes of Fame Air Museum, Valle, Arizona

Grumman F-14A Tomcat - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Grumman F-14 Tomcat - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon
Grumman F-14 TomcatEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Grumman SA-16A AlbatrossPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona


GYRODYNE
Gyrodyne is a type VTOL aircraft.  Gyrodyne Company of America is a realestate holding company.
It was originally found in 1946 as a helicopter production company.

Gyrodyne QH-50 DASH(Drone Anti-Submarine Helicopter) - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico (Photo Above)

HANDLEY
Handley Raven is a singular aircraft.

The Handley Raven, Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

HANDLEY PAGE
Founded in 1909, defunct in 1970

Handley Page Halifax II - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above)  

Handley Page Victor K2  - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

HAWKER
Founded in 1920 as H G Hawker Engineering.  1933 renamed to Hawker Aircraft Ltd.  Purchased
Gloster Aircraft Co. in 1934.  Merged with Armstrong Siddeley and Armstrong Whitworth to form Hawker
Siddeley Aircraft in 1935.  Defunct in 1963.  Hawker-Siddeley acquired Folland Aircraft in 1959.

Hawker Demon FN1A Lobster-Back Gun Turret 1937 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England   

Hawker Hart II - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Hawker Hunter FGA9 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Hawker HurricanePima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona (Photo Above)
Hawker Hurricane Merlin III Engine - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England
Hawker Hurricane 1 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Hawker Mk. 10 Fury - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

Hawker Siddeley Gnat T1 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Hawker Siddeley AJ 168 Martel Missile - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Hawker Siddeley Nimrod MR-2 Searchwater Console - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Hawker Siddeley Red Top Missile - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Hawker Tempest II - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Hawker Tempest V - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Hawker Typhoon 1b - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

HEINKEL
Heinkel Flugzeugwerke was founded in 1922 and was defunct in 1965.

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Heinkel He IIIH-20 - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Heinkel He 162A - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above)

HILLER
Founded in 1942 as Hiller Industries, renamed Hiller Hellicopters in 1948.
Purchased by Fairchild Aircraft in 1964.

Hiller XROE-1 RotorcycleEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Hiller UH-12E3 RavenEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Hiller OH-23 Raven - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Hiller OH-23B Raven Evergreen Air & Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

HISPANO AVIACIÓN
Founded in 1939.  Assumed by Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA (CASA) in 1972, which is now part of Airbus.

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Hispano Aviación HA-1112 - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon (Photo Above)

HUGHES
Founded in 1932.  Purchased by GM in 1985, sold to Raytheon in 1997.

Hughes H-4 Flying Boat - “Spruce Goose”Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

Hughes AIM-4 FalconWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Hughes OH-6A Cayuse/Loach - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Hughes OH-6 Cayuse - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

Hughes TH-55 Osage - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

Hughes AH-64 Apache - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

Hughes Aircraft BGM-71 TOW (Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire guided) - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Hughes Model 269A OsageEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

JET PROPULSION LABORATORY (JPL)
Founded in 1936.  Owned by NASA.

JPL Loki-Dart - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

JPL - Mars Exploration RoverEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

JPL (?) Shavetail White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

JPL MGM- 5 CorporalWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

JPL WAC Corporal White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

JUNKERS
Junkers Flugzeug- und Motorenwerke AG founded in 1895, defunct in 1969.

Junkers Ju87G-2 Stuka 2

Junkers Ju87G-2 Stuka - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England (Photo Above)

KAMAN
Founded in 1945.

Kaman HTK-1 - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon (Photo Above)

Kaman SH-2F Seasprite Evergreen Air & Space Museum,  McMinnville, Oregon

Kaman HH-43F Huskie - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona 

LAMSON

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Lamson L-106 Alcor 1973 - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

LANCAIR
Founded in 1981as Lancair International, Inc.

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Lancair 235 - Planes of Fame Air Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)

Lancair 360 - Evergreen Air and Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

LEARJET
Founded in the 1950s as the Swiss American Aircraft Crop. it was renamed Lear Jet
Corp in 1964.  1969 merged with Gates Aviation to form Gates Learjet Corp.  Acquired by Integrated
Acquisition in 1987 and renamed Learjet Corp.  Purchased by Bombardier in 1990 to form
Bombardier Aerospace.

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Learjet 24 - Evergreen Air and Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

LILENTHAL

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Lilenthal Glider (1883) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

Lilenthal Hang Glider (1894) - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

LINCOLN-PAGE
Founded in 1920 as Nebraska Aircraft, renamed Lincoln-Standard Aircraft Co. in 1923, 
Lincoln-Page Aircraft Co. in 1925, and Lincoln Aircraft in 1929.  Merged with American Eagle in 1931.

Lincoln-Page LP-3 (1928) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

LING-TEMCO-VOUGHT
Founded in 1947 as Ling Electric, merged with Temco in 1960 and in 1961 took-over
Chance Vought to form Ling-Temco-Vought.  Name changed to LTV in 1971.  Aircraft
functions sold in 1986 as part of bankruptcy.

Ling-Temco-Vought A-7 Corsair II - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon (Photo Above)
Ling-Temco-Vought A-7 Corsair II
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

LOCKHEED
Formed in 1926, merged with Martin Marietta in 1965 to form Lockheed-Martin.

Lockheed Martin/Boeing RQ-3A DarkStar - Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
Lockheed Martin/Boeing RQ-3A Darkstar - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Lockheed T-1A Seastar - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Lockheed PV-2 Neptune - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Lockheed AP-2H NeptunePima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Lockheed P2V-7 Neptune - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon
Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon
Lockheed/Vega PV-2 HarpoonPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Lockheed P2V-7 NeptunePima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Lockheed VP3A Orion - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Lockheed S-3B VikingPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Lockheed X-7AThe New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico

Lockheed Model 8 (Lindberg) Sirius - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

Lockheed 1L-10 ElectraPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Lockheed Hudson IIIA - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England

Lockheed VC-14B TransportPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Lockheed M-21 Blackbird - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Lockheed GTD-21B DroneEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Lockheed - Canadair T-33 Silver Star - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona 
Lockheed - T-33A Shooting Star - Planes of Fame Air Museum, Valle, Arizona
Lockheed T-33B Shooting Star - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Lockheed T-33 Shooting StarEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon 

Lockheed P-38L-5-LO Lightning - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico 
Lockheed P-38L Lightning - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Lockheed P-38 Lightning - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon
Lockheed P-38L LightningEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Lockheed L-049 ConstellationPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Lockheed SR-71 BlackbirdPima Air and Space Museum. Tucson, Arizona
Lockheed SR-71A BlackbirdEvergreen Air & Space Museum,  McMinnville, Oregon

Lockheed XP-80 Lulu-Belle - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
Lockheed P-80B Shooting Star - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Lockheed F-94C Starfire - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Lockheed F-104 Starfighter - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Lockheed F-104 - Starfighter - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

Lockheed F-104C Starfighter - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Lockheed F-104G StarfighterEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Lockheed XMQM-105 AquilaUS Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

Lockheed Constellation VC-121A - Planes of Fame Air Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)
Lockheed EC-121 ConstellationPima Air and Space Museum - Tucson, Arizona

Lockheed C-130A Hercules - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Lockheed WC-130

Lockheed VC-140B Jet Star - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Lockheed C-141B StarlifterPima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Lockheed-Martin Astronautics - Titan II SLVEvergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

M142 HIMARS High Mobility Artillery Rocket System - Rocket launching system produced by Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Lockheed Martin MGM-140 ATACMSWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Lockheed Martin M270 MLRSWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II - Royal Air Force Museum, London, England   

LONG-HENDERSON

Long Henderson - Longster III (1930) - Homebuilt/kit aircraft - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

LTV
See Ling-Temco-Voight above - missile component sold to Loral Corp as part of bankruptcy.

LTV MGM-52 Lance - New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico (Photo Above)
LTV MGM-52 LanceWhite Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico


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