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Aircraft Type: Air Racer
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Carl and Vincent Ast
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1949
Remarks: One of the most successful Formula 1 Air Racers in history.

Aircraft Type: General Aviation
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Messerschmitt AG
Location: Storage
Year Built: 1937
Remarks: Designed as an all purpose recreation aircraft. During WWII, the Taifun (Typhoon) was adopted by the Luftwaffe as a liaison aircraft (image used is not the Museum's Bf108, merely representative).

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Messerschmitt AG
Location: Grand Canyon/Valle
Year Built: 1943
Remarks: WWII Combat Veteran

Aircraft Type: Interceptor
Aircraft Status: Replica
Manufacturer: Messerschmitt AG
Location: Chino
Year Built: Replica based on 1944 aircraft
Remarks: Designed as rocket-powered interceptor aircraft, the Me 163 was first aircraft to exceed 1000 km/hour (621 mph) in level flight.

Aircraft Type: Air Racer
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Van Nuys Consortium
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1949
Remarks: One of a family of racers developed by Lockheed engineers in the late 1940s, 'Miss Cosmic Wind' was flown in races until 1972, unfortunately with little success.

Aircraft Type: Air Racer
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Robert Mayer
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1951
Remarks: Featuring a Continental 85hp horizontally opposed engine, this Midget Racer of the 1950s raced in the Goodyear circuit.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 bis 'Fagot'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Flying Aircraft
Manufacturer: Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1951
Remarks: Served with the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (China) during the Korean War.

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: PZL-Mielec
Location: Grand Canyon/Valle
Year Built: 1955
Remarks: Built under license in Poland as LIM-2.

Aircraft Type: Trainer
Aircraft Status: Flying Aircraft
Manufacturer: Mikoyan-Gurevich Desogn Bureau
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1953
Remarks: The UTI is a two-seat, dual-control trainer of the MiG-15 fighter. Many of these trainers remained in service until the 1990s.

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: WSK-Mielec Aviation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1958
Remarks: Built under license in Poland as LIM-5.

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: WSK-Mielec Aviation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1959
Remarks: Built under license in Poland as LIM-5.

Aircraft Type: Interceptor
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1970
Remarks: Flown by Czech Republic Air Force.

Aircraft Type: Air Racer
Aircraft Status: Replica
Manufacturer: Leland Miles and Leon Atwood
Location: Chino
Year Built: Replica base on 1932 aircraft
Remarks: Set world speed record and won 1933 Greve Trophy. Original destroyed in 1937 crash.

Mitsubishi A6M5 'Zeke'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Flying Aircraft
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1943
Remarks: Allied code name: Zeke

Aircraft Type: Interceptor
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1943
Remarks: Allied code name: Jack

Aircraft Type: Interceptor
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1945
Remarks: Captured at the close of WWII and brought to U.S. for evaluation. It is one of two surviving J8M1 aircraft.

Aircraft Type: Air Racer
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: John Dudley
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1973
Remarks: Won at 1992 and 1999 Reno NCAR Biplane Gold Class as 'Glass Slipper #88'.

Aircraft Type: General Aviation
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Mooney Aircraft Company
Location: Grand Canyon/Valle
Year Built: 1991
Remarks: Intended as single-seat personal aircraft for returning pilots from WWII. 283 Mooney 'Mites' were built from 1947 to 1954.

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Replica
Manufacturer: Societe Anonyme des Etablissements Nieuport
Location: Grand Canyon/Valle
Year Built: 1998
Remarks: Scaled-down replica based on 1916 aircraft.

North American AT-6D/SNJ-5 'Texan'

Aircraft Type: Trainer
Aircraft Status: Flying Aircraft
Manufacturer: North American Aviation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1944
Remarks: Advanced trainer of the U.S. Army Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and Royal Air Force during WWII. These aircraft continued to serve other nations until the 1970s.

North American B-25J 'Mitchell'

Aircraft Type: Bomber
Aircraft Status: Flying Aircraft
Manufacturer: North American Aviation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1945
Remarks: Twin-engine, medium bomber from WWII. Named in honor of Major General William 'Billy' Mitchell, the B-25 served in all theaters of WWII.

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