Wings of History Museum
The Wings of History museum has two large hangars filled with aircraft and instrument parts.
Hangar 1 consists mainly of antique aircraft parts, like engines, and a full-size, complete albeit non-flying replica of the Wright Brothers' original Wright Flyer. This hangar also has many models and other highly detailed aircraft engines including
- 95 horsepower British Cirrus engines, flown by such planes as the Westland IV, the Fairchild 22, and the Miles Hawk
- 65 horsepower Continental, A-65, 4-cylinders, horizontally opposed
- 220 horsepower Continental, R-670-4, 7 cylinders
- Kiekhaefer, Model V-105-2
- McCullock, Model 4310-A
- Nelson, Model H-44
- Salmson, Model 9-AD
- Pratt and Whitney, R-1830
Outside the hangars, there is a [1938 American Eagle A-101, 1934 Aeronca C-3, 1934 Pietenpol Air Camper, 1940 Stinson Model 10]. Various experimental aircraft and the Vickers Viscount are also on display. Many of the restored or partially restored aircraft have working flight surfaces that are controllable through the cockpit.
- McKenzie, Kathryn (August 26, 2011). "GREAT ESCAPE: Wings of History Air Museum - Cupertino, CA Patch". patch.com. Retrieved January 16, 2012.
- Wings Of History Museum "THE WINGS OF HISTORY MUSEUM | SAN MARTIN CA | VENUE DIRECTORY | VENUE DETAIL" Check
value (help). livesv.com. Retrieved January 16, 2012.
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- Museum webite
- Cupertino Patch-GREAT ESCAPE: Wings of History Air Museum-August 26, 2011.
- About the library
- About the prop shop
- SF Gate-Wings of History Air Museum.
- Mercury News-Wings of History Aviation Museum.
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