"Personal Courage Wing WW II Gallery" Museum Of Flight Tip by SteveOSF
Museum Of Flight, Seattle: 27 reviews and 79 photos
The Museum of Flight contains a two level Personal Courage Wing. The bottom level is the World War II Gallery. The gallery is far darker than the Great Gallery within the museum. Scenes are set up around the perimeter that add some additional history and flavor to the exhibit.
Fighters from the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Russia, and Japan are on display. Some are suspended as if in flight. Others are parked on the floor level. An outstanding collection of fighters fills the gallery.
A rare Japanese “Oscar” fighter is among the collection. A sleek P-38 Lighting is also present. The famous P-51 mustang takes is place among these historic fighters. Anyone interested in seeing P51s in flight show should visit the National Air Races in Reno Nevada.
Here is a list of the fighters on display:
--Messerschmitt BF 109E-3
--Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX
--Curtiss P-40N Warhawk
--Nakajima Ki-43-Iib Hayabusa (Oscar)
--Lockheed P38L Lightning
--General Motors FM-2 Wildcat
--Goodyear FG-1D Corsair
--Republic P47D Thunderbolt
--North American P-51 Mustang
Address: 9404 East Marginal Way South
Directions: Located within the Museum of Flight.
Phone: (206) 764-5720
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