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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTI 'Midget'

Aircraft Type: Trainer
Aircraft Status: Static Display
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.

Rand Robinson KR-1

Aircraft Type: General Aviation
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Rand-Robinson Engineering
Location: Storage
Year Built: 1980
Remarks: Over 6,000 plan sets of this single-seat were sold beginning in 1972.

Fleet Model 2

Aircraft Type: General Aviation
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Fleet Aircraft
Location: Storage
Year Built: 1929
Remarks: Designed by Major Reuben Fleet as a smaller version of the military PT-3 trainer, this was the first aircraft specifically intended for the civilian flight training market.

Curtiss Robin J-1

Aircraft Type: General Aviation
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: Curtiss-Robertson Airplane Manufacturing Company
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1929
Remarks: The 1929 Curtiss Robin J-1 used by Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan for his cross-Atlantic solo flight from New York to Dublin, Ireland in 1938.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17F 'Fresco'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: WSK-Mielec Aviation
Location: Offsite: Palm Springs Air Museum
Year Built: 1958
Remarks: Built under license in Poland as LIM-5. On loan to the Palm Springs Air Museum.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 'Fagot'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Static Display
Manufacturer: PZL Mielec Aviation
Location: Offsite: Palm Springs Air Museum
Year Built: 1955
Remarks: Built under license in Poland as LIM-2. On loan to the Palm Springs Air Museum.

Lockheed L-18 (C-60A) 'Lodestar'

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.

Bell P-39N 'Airacobra'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Restoring to Static Display
Manufacturer: Bell Aircraft Company
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1942
Remarks: Actual WWII Combat Veteran

Northrop Alpha 4A

Aircraft Type: Transport
Aircraft Status: Restoring to Static Display
Manufacturer: Northrop Aircraft Corporation
Location: Storage
Year Built: 1931
Remarks: Seventeen Northrop Alphas were built. Planes of Fame Air Museum's Alpha is one of only two known to survive (color photo not of the museum's aircraft).

Lockheed C-60A 'Lodestar'

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.

North American F-100D 'Super Sabre'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: North American Aviation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1956
Remarks: Converted to QF-100D Target Drone. Suffered tail damage in 1988 when hit by AIM-120 air-to-air missile fired from F-15 at Holloman AFB.

Republic F-84F 'Thunderstreak'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Republic Aviation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1951
Remarks: The F-84F 'Thunderstreak' was a swept-wing design of the earlier straight-wing 'Thunderjet.' The swept wing provided better aerodynamics and performance.

North American FJ-3 'Fury'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: North American Aviation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1954
Remarks: Single seat fighter-bomber with U.S. Navy from 1955 until 1962.

North American T-2A 'Buckeye'

Aircraft Type: Trainer
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: North American Aviation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1960
Remarks: Provided introductory jet aircraft training to U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps student aviators from 1959 until 2008.

Beech SNB-5/UC-45 'Expeditor'

Aircraft Type: Transport
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Beech Aircraft Corporation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1954
Remarks: One of the longest production runs for any aircraft. From 1937 until 1969 over 9,000 were built.

Boeing B-50A 'Superfortress'

Aircraft Type: Bomber
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Boeing Airplane Company
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1948
Remarks: Fuselage only; This aircraft, “Lucky Lady II” was the first aircraft to fly nonstop around the world (1949).

Grumman F7F-3N 'Tigercat'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1946
Remarks: Two-seater Night Fighter version of F7F used by USMC.

Cessna A-37 'Dragonfly'

Aircraft Type: Attack Aircraft
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company
Location: Storage
Year Built: Circa 1970
Remarks: Developed by Cessna from their T-37 'Tweet' Basic Jet Trainer. The A-37s delivered a range of attack armament during the Vietnam War (photo not of the museum's aircraft).

Curtiss C-46A 'Commando'

Aircraft Type: Transport
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Location: Storage
Year Built: 1944
Remarks: The workhorse of the China-Burma-India (CBI) theater of WWII. These aircraft flew countless missions 'over the hump' of the Himalayan Mountains (photo not of the museum's aircraft).

Douglas A-4E 'Skyhawk'

Aircraft Type: Attack Aircraft
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Douglas Aircraft Company
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1962
Remarks: Played key roles in Vietnam War, Yom Kippur War, and Falklands War.

Douglas A-4L 'Skyhawk'

Aircraft Type: Attack Aircraft
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Douglas Aircraft Company
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1960
Remarks: This aircraft was upgraded to A-4L from A-4C in 1969.

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