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EKW (Swiss Federal Aviation Works) C-3605

Aircraft Type: Attack Aircraft
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Eidgenossisches Flugzeugwerk (F+W)
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1943
Remarks: Converted post-war to C-3605 'Schlepp' Target Towing Tug by Farner Werke.

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).

Northrop F-89J 'Scorpion'

Aircraft Type: Interceptor
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Northrop Aircraft Corporation
Location: Storage
Year Built: 1954
Remarks: First aircraft designed as an all-weather interceptor and the first equipped with guided missiles and air-to-air nuclear weapons (photo not of the museum's aircraft).

Douglas A-4C 'Skyhawk'

Aircraft Type: Attack Aircraft
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Douglas Aircraft Company
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1960
Remarks: This was a Night and All-Weather variant of Skyhawk.

North American F-86H 'Sabre'

Aircraft Type: Fighter
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: North American Aviation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1953
Remarks: Transferred to U.S. Navy China Lake and converted to QF-86H target drone.

Lockheed F-104G 'Starfighter'

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.

Vought F8U-1 'Crusader'

Aircraft Type: Air Superiority Aircraft
Aircraft Status: Unrestored
Manufacturer: Vought Aviation
Location: Chino
Year Built: 1958
Remarks: The Museum’s F8U-1 is a first-production version of the carrier-based air superiority aircraft. The 'Crusaders' were in service with the U.S. Navy from 1957 until 1976.

Ling-Temco-Vought A-7A 'Corsair II'

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.

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.

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