Pima Photo Gallery

The Pima Air and Space Museum is near Tucson, just south of Davis Monthan Air Force Base. It houses one of the largest collections of historic aircraft in the world.

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The indoor hangars include a really-unsafe-looking personal backpack helicopter (the "hopicopter"), an SR-71 Blackbird, many WW II planes including a B-17 Flying Fortress in the 390th Memorial Museum building, and amphibious planes.

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Outdoors are many military planes including a Harrier, planes used as Air Force 1, and several NASA planes including the "Vomit Comet":

Harrier outdoor exhibits Blue Angels turboprop plane prop plane prop plane the "vomit comet" plane Air Force 1 plane plane warbird warbird plane plane warbird flying crane

NASA cargo transport planes, including the "Super Guppy":

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More amphibious planes in the outdoor exhibits area:

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Last modified 17 January 2014