The F/A-18E/F Super Hornet is great if you want to hire a private jet as the combat-proven strike fighter with built-in versatility. The Super Hornet's suite of integrated and networked systems provides enhanced interoperability, total force support for the combatant commander and for the troops on the ground.
C-17 Globemaster III
The C-17 Globemaster III is the newest, most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. The aircraft can perform tactical airlift and airdrop missions and can also transport litters and ambulatory patients during aero medical evacuations when required. The inherent flexibility and performance of the C-17 force improve the ability of the total airlift system to fulfill the worldwide air mobility requirements of the United States.
C-130J Super Hercules
The Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules is the world's most advanced tactical airlifter. Designed and developed with mission flexibility in mindâ€š combat delivery, air-to-air refueling, special operations, disaster relief and humanitarian missions â€šthe C-130J has a unique mix of agility and performance to consistently operate at very high tempo operations efficiently and reliably.
The Sea Fury was a British fighter aircraft that was developed for the British Royal Navy during World War II, good if you need to rent private jet parts.
B-17 Yankee Lady
The award winning B-17G Yankee Lady is the finest example of this type of aircraft still flying in the world today. The Boeing B-17, nicknamed the "Flying Fortress", was a long range heavy bomber that was given the task of destroying enemy war facilities through precision strategic bombardment in World War II.
Rides on the Yankee Lady will be available at the show for a fee.
The original "Panchito", named after the feisty rooster from Disney's animated musical The Three Caballeros, was a bomber with the 396th Bomb Squadron, 41st Bomb Group, 7th Air Force, stationed in the Central Pacific. After several attacks on various Japanese strongholds in Southern Japan as well as Japanese help Eastern China, she was scheduled for another bombing run to Japan on the day the Japanese surrendered.
P-51 Mustang QuickSilver
The P-51 Mustang is an American single-seat fighter aircraft that the Allied Forces used during World War II and the Korean War. In addition to being economical to produce, P-51's were fast and highly durable aircraft.
The QuickSilver Mustang 51 HY, "The Resurrected Veteran", is the result of a fourteen-year reconstruction program. The pain scheme is a flying celebration of this nation's veterans, and those who give the ultimate sacrifice.
P-47 private charter jet parts and why they are great!
As one of the main United States Army Air Force fighters used in World War II, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt was effective in both air combat and on the ground. It was the largest single-engine fighter of its time period and, when loaded to capacity, could weight upwards of eight tons. Airworthy War birds are the foundation of the aircraft collection at the Tennessee Museum of Aviation. This museum is said to be the only place in the country where two airworthy P-47 Thunderbolts are based. There are less than a dozen of these rare airplanes currently flying in the United States.
Medal of Honor AC-47 gunship
The Douglas AC-47, nicknamed "Spooky", was the first in a series of gunships developed by the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. "Spooky" is restored as Airmen 1st Class John L. Levitow's Medal of Honor gunship. Levitow was a AC-47 loadmaster who won the Medal of Honor on a February 24, 1969 mission. The Douglas AC-47 "Spooky" was used in basic missions to defend ground positions, escort and patrol, and forward air controlling for fighter strikes.
1936 Lockheed 12a Electra Junior
This eigh-seat, six-passenger all-metal aircraft was primarily used by smaller airlines and private owners. Continental Airlines used them as their primary aircraft in the late 1930s. Only 130 were manufactured. This aircraft is used as the "hero" plane in the upcoming film "Amelia."
Foreseeing the need to replace its fleet of F-4 Phantoms, the US Air Force issued the FX requirement for a long-range air superiority fighter in 1965. Performance requirements called for beyond visual range air-to-air capability, close-in dog fighting capability, twin engines, an internal gun, sufficient ferry range to deploy to Europe without refueling, and a maximum speed of Mach 2.5. McDonnell Douglas was selected over rivals North American and Fairchild Republic to build what would become the F-15 Eagle.
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota is a military transport that was developed from the Douglas DC-3 airliner. It was used extensively by the Allies during World War II and remained in front line operations through the 1950s with a few remaining in operation to this day.
The Fairchild PT-19 was a USA Fairchild Aircraft monoplane primary trainer aircraft that served with the United States Army Air Forces, RAF and RCAF during World War II. It was a contemporary of the Kaydet biplane trainer and was used by the USAAF during Primary Flying Training as the introductory pre-solo phase trainer for introducing new pilots to flying before passing them on to the more agile Kaydet.
Boeing PT-17 Stearman
The Stearman is a biplane, of which at least 9,783 were built in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s as a military trainer aircraft. Stearman became a subsidiary of Boeing in 1934. Widely known as the Stearman, Boeing Stearman or Kaydet, it served as a Primary trainer for the USAAF, as a basic trainer for the USN (as the NS1 & N2S), and with the RCAF as the Kaydet throughout World War II. After the conflict was over, thousands of surplus aircraft were sold on the civil market. In the immediate post-war years they became popular as crop dusters and as sports planes.
At the beginning of World War II, the U.S. Navy evaluated modified civilian aircraft for use as aerial ambulances. It was a descendant of the famous J-3 Cub, but with a wider fuselage, larger engine, and improved landing gear.