Air & Spacecraft Index M-Z

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

McALLISTER

McAllister - Yakima Clipper (1932) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

MACCHI
Founded in 1912 as Aeronautica Macchi, name changed to Aermacchi.
Integrated into the Finmeccanica Group in 2003 as Alenia Aermacchi.


Macchi C.202 Folgore (Lightning) - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. (Photo Above)

McDONNELL 
Founded in 1939, merged with Douglas in 1967 to form McDonnell-Douglas.
McDonnell-Douglas merged with Boeing in 1997.

McDonnell KDD-1 Katydid - 1946 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

McDonnell F3H-2 Demon - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

McDonnell F-4C Phantom - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
McDonnell-Douglas F4 Phantom - White Sands Missile Range Museum, New Mexico
McDonnell NF-4E - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
McDonnell F-4 - Phantom II - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
McDonnell YF-4J Phantom - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle - 1977 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

McDonnell Douglas C-17 Globemaster III - Overhead at Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)

McDonnell AMD-20C Quail - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

McDonnell F-101B Voodoo - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona 
McDonnell CF-101F Voodoo - Comox Air Force Museum, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

McDonnell RF-101C Voodoo - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

McDonnell Douglas Mark II Batwing - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

McDonnell Gargoyle - The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico

McDonnell - Mercury Capsule - The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico

MARTIN
Formed as Glenn L. Martin Co. in 1912.  Merged with American-Marietta to form Martin-Marietta in 1961.

Martin MGM-1 Matador - National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Martin MGM-13 Mace - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico 
Martin MGM-13 Mace - National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Martin MGM-18 Lacrosse - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Martin Titan - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Martin AM-1 Mauler - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon (Photo Above)

Martin PBM-5A Mariner - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson

Martin B-57E Canberra - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

MARTIN MARIETTA
Merged with Lockheed in 1995 to form Lockheed Martin.

Martin Marietta Copperhead - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico (Photo Above)

Martin Marietta MGM-31 Pershing 1 - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Martin Marietta Pershing II - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Martin Marietta MGM-51 Shillelagh - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Martin Marietta Walleye 1 - MK-1 (AGM-62) National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

MESSERSCHMITT
Bayerische Flugzeugwerke was re-formed in 1938 as Messerschmitt AG.  merged with Bölkow in 1968 to become Messerschmitt-Bölkow.  Acquired  Hamburger Flugzeugbau in 1969 to become Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm.  Later
DASA, EADS Germany, and Airbus.

Messerschmitt BF 109E-3 - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C.

Messerschmitt Bf109G-10 - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)
Messerschmitt Bf-109G2 (Hispano Aviación HA-1112) - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon
Messerschmitt Bf-109 
G-10 Gustav - (at times referred to as Me-109) - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Messerschmitt Me-262 Swallow - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C.
Messerschmitt ME-262A-1 Schwalbe - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

MEYERS
Formed in 1936, purchased by Rockwell-Standard in 1965.

Meyers OTW - 1942 - Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver, Washington (Photo Above)

MIKOYAN-GUREVICH
Formed in 1939.  Now known as the Russian Aircraft Corporation (Российская самолетостроительная корпорация „МиГ) it was formerly known as the Mikoyan and Gurevich Design Bureau and as Mikoyan.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTi Midget - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UT1  Midget - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15- Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-15 (1950) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-17F (Lim-5) and PF variant - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 Fresco - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon
OKB Mikoyan i Guryevich MiG-17A Fresco - 
Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 PFM - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21 PFM - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21PF (NATO designation - Fishbed-D) - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Mikoyan Gurevich MiG 21MF Fishbed-J -  Evergreen Air & Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Mikoyan MiG-23MLA Flogger-G - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 Fulcrum - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

MITSUBISHI
Mitsubishi renamed M. Internal Combustion  to M. Aircraft Co. in 1928.

Mitsubishi A6M Zero - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. (Photo Above)


MITTELWERK GmbH
Founded in 1943.  Defunct at end of WWII.

Mittelwerk GmbH V-2 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)
Mittelwerk V-2 Vergeltungswaffe 2 
(Retribution Weapon 2) - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
Mittelwerk V-2 - New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico
Mittelwerk V-2 - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

MOONEY AIRCRAFT COMPANY
Founded in 1929 as the Mooney Aircraft Corporation, bankrupt in 1930.  Mooney Aircraft Corporation
was founded in 1948, bankrupt in 1969.

Mooney Mite M-18 - Planes of Fame Air Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)


NAKAJIMA
Founded in 1918 as Nippon Aircraft and renamed Nakajima Aircraft in 1919.  After WWII
the company was re-formed as Fuji Heavy Industries.

Nakajima Ki-43-IIb Hayabusa - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

NASA
Formed in 1958.

NASA - Langley Research Center - Explorer 46 - The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico (Photo Above)

NASA - Langley Research Center PEPP Aeroshell - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS

National Bureau of Standards - US Navy “Bat” - Antiship Missile - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)

NAVAL AIRCRAFT FACTORY
Founded in 1918.  Ceased aircraft operations in 1945.

Naval Aircraft Factory N3N-3 - Yellow Peril - 1935 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

NAVAL ORDNANCE TEST STATION
Founded in 1943.

Naval Ordnance Test Station RAM (top) - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico (Photo Above)

NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY

New Mexico State University Pogo & Pogo HI - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico (Photo Above)

NIEUPORT
Founded as Nieuport-Duplex in 1902, re-formed in 1909 as the Société Générale d'Aéro-locomotion.  Renamed 
Nieuport et Deplante and then Société Anonyme des Établissements Nieuport in 1911.  
Merged out of existence in the late 1930s.

Nieuport 17 (Replica) - Planes of Fame Air Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)

Nieuport Type 24bis - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Nieuport Type 27 - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Nieuport 28C-1 -  US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama, USA
Nieuport Type 28 - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

NORD
Nord-Aviation was formed in 1954.  Merged with Sud Aviation in 1970.

Nord 1101 Noralpha - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon (Photo Above)

Nord Aviation SS-11 - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

NORTH AMERICAN
North American Aviation was formed in 1928.  Merged with Rockwell-Standard in 1967
to form North American Rockwell.  Name change in 1973 to Rockwell International.  Sold to Boeing in 1996.

North American T-2 Buckeye - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

North American FJ-2 Fury - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

North American FJ-3 Fury -1955 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

North American FJ-4B Fury - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

North American SNJ-4 Texan - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

North American RA-5C Vigilante - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

North American AT-6B Texan - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
North American AT-6F Texan - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
North American AT-6D/SNJ-5 Texan - 1943 - Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver, Washington
North American AT-6D Texan - Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa, Idaho
North American AT-6G/SNJ Texan - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)
North American T-6 Texan - Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon

North American Rockwell OV-10D Bronco - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

North American BT-14 Yale - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

North American X-15 - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C.
North American X-15 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

North American B-25J Mitchell - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
North American B-25J Mitchell - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

North American T-28 Trojan - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
North American T-28 Trojan - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
North American T-28A Trojan - Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver, Washington
North American T-28 Trojan - Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa, Idaho
North American T-28B Trojan - Planes of Fame Air Museum, Valle, Arizona
North American T-28C Trojan - Planes of Fame Air Museum, Valle, Arizona

North American AGM-28 Hound Dog - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico
North American AGM-28 Hound Dog - 
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

North American P-51C - Mustang - Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa, Idaho
North American P-51D - Mustang - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
North American TF-51D Mustang - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
North American P-51D Mustang - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
North American P-51D Mustang - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

North American - Canadair F-86 Sabre Mk. VI  - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
North American F-86 Sabre - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

North American F-86L Sabre - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

North American F-100C Super Sabre - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
North American F-100F Super Sabre - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

North American F-107A Ultra-Sabre - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

North American (Apollo) - RKK Energia (Soyuz) - Apollo-Soyuz Test Project 1975 - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

NORTHROP
Founded in 1939 as Northrop Corp, merged with Grumman in 1994 to form Northrop Grumman.

Northrop Alpha - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C.

Northrop Sonic Wind I - The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico

Northrop M2 - F3 Lifting Body - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

Northrop XQ-4 Drone - The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico
Northrop XQ-4 - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Northrop F-5B Freedom Fighter - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Northrop YF-5A Freedom Fighter (1959) - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)
Northrop F-5E Tiger II - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Northrop BQM-34 Firebee - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Northrop T-38A Talon - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Northrop AT-38B Talon - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Northrop T-38A Talon - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Northrop RP-54D Crossbow - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Northrop SM-62 Snark - National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Northrop MQM-74, Chukar II Target Drone - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona

Northrop RP-76 Target Drone - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Northrop F-89J Scorpion - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Northrop YC-125A Raider - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Northrop Grumman RQ-4A Global Hawk - Evergreen Air & Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Northrop Grumman RQ-8A Fire Scout - 2000 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

OLDFIELD

Oldfield Baby Great Lakes - Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver, Washington
Oldfield Baby Great Lakes - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

OERLIKON

Oerlikon/Lockheed Martin MIM-146 ADATS (bottom) - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico (Photo Above)

PFALZ
Founded as Pfalz Flugzeugwerke in 1913.  Effectively defunct at end of WWI.

Pfalz D.XII - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

PIASECKI 
Founded as Piasecki Helicopter Corp in 1940.  Acquired by Boeing in 1960, becoming
Boeing Vertol.  Since 1987 the Boeing Helicopter Division.

Piasecki HUP-3 Army Mule / H-25A Retriever - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona 
Piasecki H-25 Retriever - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama 

Piasecki H-21C Workhorse - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona 
Piasecki CH-21 - Workhorse - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama 
Piasecki H-21 - Comox Air Force Museum, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Piasecki H-21C Shawnee - 
 Evergreen Air & Space Museum,  McMinnville, Oregon

 PIETENPOL
Homebuilt planes from the 1920s & 1930’s.

Pietenpol Sky Scout (1932) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

PIPER
Founded in 1927 as the Taylor Brothers Aircraft Manufacturing Company (Corp. in 1928).
Bankrupt in 1930, acquired by William Piper and renamed Taylor Aircraft Co.  Various bankruptcies
and name changes since then.

Piper J-2 Cub - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

Piper (Taylorcraft) J-3 Cub - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Piper J-3 Cub - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)
Piper J-3P Cub (1938) - 
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Piper J-4A Cub Coupe - 1940 Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Piper L-4 Grasshopper - Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver, Washington
Piper L-4 Grasshopper - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Piper L-4H U.S. Army Liaison Aircraft - Grasshopper - 1943 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Piper PA-18 Super Cub - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

PITCAIRN
Founded in 1926, defunct in 1948.  Known as Pitcairn Aircraft Co. and later as the Autogiro
Company of America.

Pitcairn PA-5 Mailwing - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C. (Photo Above)

PORTERFIELD
Founded in 1934.

Porterfield CP-50 (1939) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)


PRATT & WHITNEY

Pratt & Whitney (UTC) Apollo Fuel Cell - The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico (Photo Above)

QUICKIE
Quickie Aircraft Corp was founded in 1978, has now ceased operations.

Quickie Q2 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon ((Photo Above)

RADIOPLANE
Formed in the early 1930s sold to Northrop in 1952.

Radioplane - Frankfurt OQ-3 - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

Radioplane RP-5A Target Drone - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona

Radioplane RP-54D Antiradiation Missile - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)

RAYTHEON
Founded in 1922.  The worlds largest producer of guided missiles.

Raytheon AIM-7E Sparrow III - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona 

Raytheon AIM-9 Sidewinder - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Raytheon MIM-23 Hawk - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Raytheon RIM- 67B Standard Missile - 2 - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Raytheon MIM-104 PATRIOT White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Raytheon AIM-120 AMRAAM - The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico (Photo Above)

REARWIN
Founded in 1928 sold to Commonwealth Aircraft in 1942.

Rearwin Cloudster (1940) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Rearwin Speedster (1937) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

REPUBLIC
Founded in 1931 as Seversky Aircraft Co., reorganized in 1939 as Republic Aviation Corp.
Acquired by Fairchild in 1965.

Republic - Ford JB-2 Loon Navy Version of the American copy of the German V-1 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon
Republic JB-2 Loon - (Components built by Ford and Willys-Overland) - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

Republic RC-3 Seabee - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington, (Photo Above)

Republic F-84C Thunderjet - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona 

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Republic F-84F Thunderstreak - 1950 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Republic RF-84F Thunderflash - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona 

Republic F-105D Thunderchief - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona 
Republic F-105G Thunderchief (“Wild Weasel”) - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Republic F-105 Thunderchief - National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico

RKK ENERGIA
Founded in 1946.

RKK Energia (Soyuz) - North American (Apollo) - Apollo-Soyuz Test Project 1975, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. (Photo Above)

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

Rocketdyne F-1 Rocket Engine - The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico (Photo Above)

Rocketdyne H-1 Rocket Engine - The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico

Rocketdyne LR79, MB-1, Thor Engine - The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico

ROYAL AIRCRAFT FACTORY

Royal Aircraft Factory BE-2C - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

Royal Aircraft Factory SE-5A - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5A - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

RUMPLER
Founded in 1909 as Rumpler Luftfahrtzeugbau.  Rumpler Flugzeugwerke was liquidated in 1920.

Rumpler Taube - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

RUTAN

Rutan Long EZ - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)

RYAN
Founded in 1934 as Ryan Aeronautical Company, became part of Teledyne in 1969,
and Northrop Grumman in 1999.

Ryan M-1 - 1926 - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)
Ryan - Spirit of St. Louis - (Original) Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C.
Ryan “Spirit of St. Louis” (Replica) - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Ryan PT-21 - 1941 - Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver, Washington

Ryan PT-22 Recruit - 1933 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Ryan Firebee XM-21 (KDA-1) - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

SCALED COMPOSITES 
Founded in 1982 now owned by Northrop Grumman.

Scaled Composites - Space Ship One - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)
Scaled Composites - Space Ship One - 
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. 

SCHWEIZER
Founded in 1939, defunct in 2012.  Acquired by Sikorsky in 2004.

Schweizer TG-3A Glider - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona (Photo Above)

SHENYANG
Founded in 1951.

Shenyang J-6A Farmer (Chinese built version of MiG-19PF) - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

SIEMENS-SCHUKERT
Founded in 1903.

Siemens-Schukert D.1 Replica  - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Siemens-Schukert D.IV - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)


SIKORSKY
Founded in 1923 as Sikorsky Aero Engineering Corp.  Became part of United Aircraft in 1925.
Now part of Lockheed Martin.

Sikorsky JRS-1 (S-43) (1937) - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Sikorsky HH-3F Pelican - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King - Lifting an Apollo Space Capsule - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon
Sikorsky HO3S-1G -  Evergreen Air & Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Sikorsky R-4B - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

Sikorsky H-03-S Dragonfly - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Sikorsky H-5 Dragon Fly - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Sikorsky R-5D - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

Sikorsky R-6 - Hoverfly II - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

Sikorsky H-19B Chickasaw - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

Sikorsky VH-34C Choctaw - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Sikorsky CH-34 Choctaw - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Sikorsky UH-34D Seahorse - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Sikorsky H-37B Mojave - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Sikorsky H-37 Mojave - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Sikorsky H-37B Mojave - Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona (Photo Above)

Sikorsky CH-54A Tarhe - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama


SINGER

Singer, Gorgon 2A -1946 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

SOPWITH AVIATION COMPANY
Founded in 1913, defunct in 1920. (aka Sopwith Aviation & Engineering Company)

Sopwith F1 Camel - U. S. Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Sopwith F.1 Camel - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)
Sopwith F.1 Camel 
(Replica) - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Sopwith Pup - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Sopwith 7.F.1 Snipe - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

SPAD
Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés was founded in 1911 and was defunct by 1921.

SPAD (Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés) S.XIII - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

SPARTAN
Founded in 1928, defunct in 1961.  Formerly the Mid-Continent Aircraft Manufacturing Co.

Spartan C2-60 (1931) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)


SPERRY UTAH

Sperry Utah - Sergeant - MGM-29 - 1963- Designed by JPL - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)
Sperry Utah MGM-29 Sergeant - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico

STARCHASER
Founded in 1992.

Starchaser 4/Nova - The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico (Photo Above)

STEARMAN 
Founded in 1927 and became part of Boeing in 1929.

Stearman C3B (1927 & 1928 Models) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Stearman M-2 Speedmail "Bull Stearman" (1929) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Stearman PT-13A Kaydet - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)


STINSON
Founded in 1920, defunct in the 1950s.

Stinson SR Reliant - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)
Stinson SR-8B Reliant (1936) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon
Stinson SR-8B Reliant - 
Planes of Fame Air Museum, Valle, Arizona

Stinson L-5 Sentinel - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

Stinson SR-10 (Model V-77) Reliant - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

Stinson AT-19 Reliant Mk. 1 - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

ST. LOUIS
Founded in 1917, defunct in 1945.

St. Louis Cardinal C2 (1929) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

SUPERMARINE
Founded in 1913 as Pemberton-Billing.  Renamed Supermarine Aviation Works in 1916.  Sold to Vickers in 1928 to form Supermarine Aviation Works (Vickers).  In 1938 reorganized to become Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft)
although
 Vickers Supermarine” continued as an aircraft name.  Became part of British Aircraft in 1960.

Supermarine Spitfire MK.VII - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. (Photo Above)
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk. IX - Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington
Supermarine Spitfire Mark XVI - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon


SWALLOW
Founded 1920 assets sold in 1927.

Swallow Commercial - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

Swallow OX-5 (1927) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

TAYLORCRAFT
Founded in 1935 as Taylor Aircraft Co., renamed Taylorcraft Aviation Corp in 1939.  Bankrupt in 1986.

Taylorcraft L-2 - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

Taylorcraft TG-6 Glider - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona (Photo Above)

TEAM/JTD

TEAM /JTD Mini-Max 1600 - Planes of Fame Air Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)

TELEDYNE - RYAN
Ryan Aeronautical was founded in 1934, became part of Teledyne in 1969,
and Northrop Grumman in 1999.

Teledyne-Ryan AQM-34N Firebee -  Evergreen Air & Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

THIOKOL
Alliant Techsystems buys Thiokol in 2001, ATK Launch Systems, Orbital ATK formed from merger
of Orbital Sciences Corp. and parts of Alliant Techsystems in 2014.  Northrop Grumman purchases Orbital ATK in 2018.

Thiokol TE-82 (PWN-3A) - Nike Cajun - The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, New Mexico (Photo Above)

TRAVEL AIR
Travel Air Manufacturing formed in 1925.  Merged with Curtiss-Wright in 1929.

Travel Air 4000 (1928) Travel Air was sold to Curtiss-Wright in 1929. - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

TRW
Founded in 1901, defunct in 2002, acquired by Northrop Grumman.

TRW Hunter RQ-5A - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama

TUPOLEV
Founded in 1922 is the successor to Tupolev Design Bureau.

Tupolev TU-2 - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

VANS
Founded in 1973

Van's Aircraft RV-6 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

VELIE
1908-1928

Velie Monocoupe 70 (1928) Mono Aircraft Division of Velie Motor Corporation, Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

VOISIN
Founded in 1906, became known as Société Anonyme des Aéroplanes G. Voisin in 1912.  Ceased operations in 1919.

Voisin III - Pearson Air Musuem, Vancouver, Washington

VOUGHT
Lewis & Vought was founded in 1917, known by Chance Vought starting in 1922.  In 1928 was 
acquired by United Aircraft.  In 1954 established as independent Chance Vought.  Became part of LTV in 1962.

Vought A-7E Corsair II - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Vought A-7E Corsair II - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona 
Vought A-7D Corsair II - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon (Photo Above)

Vought DF-8A Crusader - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

VULTEE
Founded in 1939, merged with Consolidated Aircraft in 1943 to form Consolidated Vultee
Aircraft (Convair).

Vultee BT-13A Valiant - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Vultee BT-13B Valiant  - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

Vultee BT-15 - Planes of Fame Air Museum, Valle, Arizona

WACO
Founded as Weaver Aircraft Company of Ohio in 1920, name change to Waco Aircraft in 1928
Ceased operations in 1947.

Waco ATO (1928) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon (Photo Above)

Waco - CSO (1929) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Waco CTO (1929) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Waco DSO (1929) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Waco GXE (1928) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Waco - RNF (1931) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon
Waco Model RNF - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Waco - UIC (1933) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Waco YPF (1935) - Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Hood River, Oregon

Waco EGC-8 Cabin Biplane  - War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, New Mexico

Waco ZK5-6 - Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

WESTERN ELECTRIC

Western Electric MIM-14 Nike Hercules - (Also Bell Laboratories and Douglas) - White Sands Missile Range Museum, White Sands, New Mexico (Photo Above)

WISE

Wise Owl - Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver, Washington


WRIGHT
Founded 1009, defunct in 1916.

Wright Glider - 1902 - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

Wright Military Flyer (Wright Model A) - US Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Wright Flyer - The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington

Wright EX (Cal Rodgers) Vin Fiz - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C.

YAKOVLEV
Yakovlev Design Bureau formed in 1934.  Acquired by Irkut in 2004.

Yakovlev Yak-9U - Musuem of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington (Photo Above)

Yakovlev Yak-11- Olympia, Washington Air Show 2005

Yakoviev Yak-50 - Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon

Yakovlev Yak-55 - Olympia, Washington Air Show 2005

YOKOSUKA
Yokosuka Naval Air Technical Arsenal


Yokosuka D4Y Suisei (Comet) - Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum, Valle, Arizona (Photo Above)

© Robert Barnes 2018