Monday we spent the day at the Pima Air and Space Museum. The museum has a collection of over 275 aircraft. One of the largest space museums in the world.
This air craft served as the official Air Force One for Presidents Kennedy and Johnson 1961-1964
President Kennedy’s seat and work space on the air craft.
Starr Bumble Bee, built specifically for taking the worlds record for smallest aircraft.
Supper Guppy cargo aircraft 1966-1994
Sikorsky CH-5A “Skycrane”, used in Vietnam for transport and retrieval of downed aircraft.
Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird, is the world fastest and highest flying “air breathing” air craft. On July 28, 1976 the plane set a world speed record of 2193 miles per hour. It can fly at an altitude of 85, 068,997 feet . The plan was retired in 1996
The museum is a must see if your in the Tucson area. We enjoyed our second visit as much as the first.