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Jackie Cochran Collection

Jackie Cochran was an exceptional pilot and an exceptional woman. During her lifetime, she received more than 200 awards and trophies and set more speed and altitude records than any other pilot. In addition...

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Dirigible Artifact Collection

Large dirigible airships graced the skies for nearly four decades, from the turn of the century to the late thirties. During that period they were extensively used for both transportation and as weapons...

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John Glenn's Watch

This stopwatch manufactured by Tag-Heuer of Switzerland, was modified with elastic bands to fit over the sleeve of Glenn’s spacesuit. After the failure of other brand of watches on the earlier flights...

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Messerschmitt Bf 109K Panel

The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was the workhorse of the German Luftwaffe in World War Two. Produced in large numbers and in many variants, it saw service from the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) through the end...

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Thompson Trophy

Early in the summer of 1929, Cleveland buzzed with excitement about the National Air Races scheduled to come to town. Mr. Lee Clegg of Thompson Products was approached by a volunteer worker of the National...

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