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Macchi M.39 Schneider Trophy Winner

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.

Martin 4-0-4 Airliner

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 a pressurized fuselage.

Messerschmitt Bf 108B-1 'Taifun'

Aircraft Type: Sport Aircraft
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 (photo not of the museum's aircraft).

Messerschmitt Bf 109E-7 'Emil'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Messerschmitt AG
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1939
Remarks: Actual WWII combat veteran. In April 1942, German ace Wulf-Dietrich Widowitz was shot down in this Bf 109E-7, which was recovered in 2003 from the bottom of a Russian lake.

Messerschmitt Bf 109G-10/U4 'Gustav'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Messerschmitt AG
Location: Grand Canyon/Valle
Year Built: 1943
Remarks: Actual WWII Combat Veteran of the Luftwaffe's II./JG 51 fighter group.

Messerschmitt Me 163 'Komet'

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.

Midget Racer 'Mr. D'

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-15bis '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.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis 'Fagot'

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 Design 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: 1959
Remarks: Built under license in Poland as LIM-5.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21R 'Fishbed'

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

Miles & Atwood 'Special'

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.

Miss Cosmic Wind Midget Racer

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.

Mitsubishi A6M5 'Zeke'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Flying Aircraft
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1943
Remarks: The Museum’s Zero is the only fully authentic flyable example in the world. Allied code name: Zeke

Mitsubishi J2M3 'Raiden'

Aircraft Type: Interceptor
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1944
Remarks: Planes of Fame Air Museum's aircraft is the sole surviving Mitsubishi J2M3 Raiden; Allied code name: Jack

Mitsubishi J8M1 'Shusui'

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.

Mong MS1 Sport Biplane (Homebuilt)

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'.

Mooney M-18C 'Mite'

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.

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