Dakota Territory Air Museum
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The Dakota Territory Air Museum is an aerospace museum on North Hill in Minot, North Dakota near Minot International Airport. It was founded in 1986. The museum is open to the general public mid-May into October. The museum consists of a main information room, a restoration hangar, the new Texas Flying Legends hangar, and the Oswin H. Elker Hangar.
The mission of the Dakota Territory Air Museum according to their official website is to be a vital historical aviation resource honoring the men, women and machines that have impacted the rich history of aviation through displays and events that educate, inspire and entertain people of all ages.
This is a partial list of airplanes on display at the museum. Displays change often as planes do go to air shows or other museums occasionally.
Military (* Denotes Texas Flying Legends Owned):
- Lockheed T-33 jet trainer
- Douglas C-47
- Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
- McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
- LTV A-7 Corsair II
- P-51 Mustang* Little Horse
- A6M2 Zero* Last Samurai One of the few left in flying condition in the world.
- FG Corsair* Whistling Death
- Replica Wright Flyer
- 1929 Waco
- 1930's Arrow-Sport Bi-Plane and MonoPlane
- the oldest Stolp Starduster biplane in the world
Recent and Future Expansion
The museum expanded in 2013 when it added the Texas Flying Legends Hangar. In a cooperative venture with the Texas Flying Legends Museum in Houston, each spring, the growing collection of World War II warbirds is flown from Texas to the Dakota Territory Air Museum where they are typically on display from mid-May through July.
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