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Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Heinkel Flugzeugwerke
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1945
Remarks: This aircraft was captured at the close of WWII. It was flight tested at Muroc Air Base with Bob Hoover at the controls.

Aircraft Type: Test/Experimental
Aircraft Status: Replica
Manufacturer: Heinkel Flugzeugwerke
Location: Chino
Year Built: Replica based on 1939 aircraft
Remarks: The first practical jet aircraft in history. First flew on August 27, 1939.

Aircraft Type: Helicopter
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Hiller Aircraft Corporation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1951
Remarks: The H-23 'Raven' was used as a utility, observation, and Medical Evac helicopter during the Korean War.

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Restoring to Flight
Manufacturer: Hispano Aviacion
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1954
Remarks: Spanish licensed-built Messerschmitt Bf-109. Aircraft served with Spanish Air Force and has appeared in numerous films.

Aircraft Type: Trainer
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Hispano Aviacion
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1963
Remarks: Initial production version of two-seat Spanish jet trainer.

Aircraft Type: Trainer
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Hispano Aviacion
Location: Grand Canyon/Valle
Year Built: 1965
Remarks: First Spanish-built turbojet aircraft. They were used as trainers and as armed attack aircraft.

Aircraft Type: Test/Experimental
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Reimar and Walter Horten
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1943
Remarks: Post war, this glider was brought to the United States where it won several sail plane competitions.

Aircraft Type: Air Racer
Aircraft Status: Replica
Manufacturer: Howard Aircraft Corporation
Location: Chino
Year Built: Replica based on 1932 aircraft
Remarks: Scaled-up replica of successful Air Racer from Golden Age of Air Racing.

Aircraft Type: Trainer
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Laister-Kauffmann Corporation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1945
Remarks: Used to train cargo glider pilots during WWII. Room for both instructor and student.

Aircraft Type: General Aviation
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Lancair International
Location: Grand Canyon/Valle
Year Built: 1989
Remarks: Two-seat 'kit' aircraft required 600-person hours to build. Just over 50 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Type: Transport
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1942
Remarks: The Lockheed C-60 was a WWII-era build of the civilian Lockheed Model 18 transport aircraft.

Aircraft Type: Interceptor
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: SABCA (Sociétés Anonyme Belge de Constructions Aéronautiques)
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1963
Remarks: License-built in Belgium. Aircraft flew with Belgian Air Force from 1964 to 1980.

Aircraft Type: Transport
Aircraft Status: Restoring to Static Display
Manufacturer: Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1943
Remarks: Private aircraft of Senator Lyndon Baines Johnson in late 1940s.

Lockheed P-38J 'Lightning'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Flying Aircraft
Manufacturer: Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1944
Remarks: Museum’s aircraft served with the 483 Air Base Squadron in Santa Maria, California during WWII.

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1945
Remarks: First American jet fighter to see combat during the Korean War (as the F-80).

Aircraft Type: Trainer
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Location: Grand Canyon/Valle
Year Built: 1953
Remarks: This jet trainer introduced pilots trained in propeller-driven aircraft to the world of jet aircraft. Over 5,600 T-33 trainers were produced by Lockheed.

Lockheed VC-121A 'Constellation'

Aircraft Type: Aerobatic
Aircraft Status: Restoring to Flight
Manufacturer: Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1948
Remarks: Served as personal aircraft (Bataan) of General Douglas MacArthur (1950-1951) during Korean War.

Aircraft Type: Attack Aircraft
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Ling-Temco-Vought
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1967
Remarks: The Museum’s A-7A represents the first generation of this versatile attack aircraft which served during the Vietnam War and into the 1980s.

Aircraft Type: General Aviation
Aircraft Status: Restoring to Flight
Manufacturer: Luscombe Aircraft Corporation
Location: Storage
Year Built: 1948
Remarks: Streamlined, all metal construction with side-by-side seating make this a classic of the Golden Age of aviation.

Aircraft Type: Air Racer
Aircraft Status: Replica
Manufacturer: Aeronautica Macchi
Location: Chino
Year Built: Based on 1926 aircraft
Remarks: This aircraft won the 1926 Schneider Trophy.

Aircraft Type: Transport
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Glenn L. Martin Company
Location: Grand Canyon/Valle
Year Built: 1952
Remarks: This aircraft could accommodate 40 passengers in pressurized fuselage.

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