Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum

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Valiant Air Command, Inc. Warbird Museum
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Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum is located in Florida
Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum
Location within Florida
Established1977 (1977)
LocationSpace Coast Regional Airport
6600 Tico Road
Titusville, Florida
Coordinates28°31′18″N 80°47′40″W / 28.52169°N 80.79431°W / 28.52169; -80.79431
TypeAviation museum
WebsiteValiant Air Command Warbird Museum

The Valiant Air Command, Inc. Warbird Museum is located at the Space Coast Regional Airport in Brevard County, just south of Titusville, Florida. The VAC contains vintage aircraft and a 30,000-square-foot (2,800 m2) hangar with a restoration area.[1] The VAC also has a Memorabilia Hall with flight gear, dress uniforms, weapons and artifacts. The collection includes fixed and rotary wing aircraft from World War I to the present.[2] The flagship aircraft of the museum is a Douglas C-47 Skytrain called "TICO Belle" which returned to flying status in July 2009 after the aircraft was involved in an accident.[3]

Aircraft on display[edit]

The museum collection includes:

Aircraft under restoration[edit]

Restoration to static display[edit]

Restoration to airworthy[edit]

Aircraft on display[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Florida Today. The Fact Book: Your Guide to Brevard County (Melbourne, Florida: Florida Today, February 28, 2004), p. 119.
  2. ^ Lyn Dowling. "Warbird Air Museum opens hangar doors," Florida Today, November 09, 2007, TgIF 25.
  3. ^ Valiant Air Command website
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w "Static Non-Flying Collection". Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum. Valiant Air Command. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  5. ^ "F-100C Restoration". Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum. Valiant Air Command. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  6. ^ "B-52 Restoration". Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum. Valiant Air Command. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Grumman TBM Avenger". Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum. Valiant Air Command. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  8. ^ "English Electric TT.18 WJ574 Canberra Restoration". Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum. Valiant Air Command. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  9. ^ "Douglas C-47 Skytrain 42-100591 "Tico Belle"". Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum. Valiant Air Command. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  10. ^ a b c d e f "Resident Flying Aircraft". Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum. Valiant Air Command. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  11. ^ "F-86 Sabre". Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum. Valiant Air Command. Retrieved 13 May 2017.

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