Virginia Aviation Museum

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Virginia Aviation Museum
Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird 01.jpg
Location 5701 Huntsman Road, Richmond, Virginia
Type Aviation Museum
Website Virginia Aviation Museum

Coordinates: 37°31′1″N 77°20′2.8″W / 37.51694°N 77.334111°W / 37.51694; -77.334111 The Virginia Aviation Museum is an aviation museum in Richmond, Virginia, adjacent to Richmond International Airport (formerly "Richard Evelyn Byrd Flying Field"). The museum houses a collection of some thirty four airframes, both owned and on-loan, ranging from reproductions of Wright Brothers kite gliders to the still state-of-the-art SR-71 Blackbird. It is a subsidiary of the Science Museum of Virginia.

Exhibits and artifacts[edit]

(arranged chronologically by date of original manufacture)

Wright brothers reproductions[edit]

WWI and Golden Age of Aviation[edit]

The Vultee V-1A Special at the museum

Postwar[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Data from the display placards in the museum.