Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum

Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum

The Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum is a combination of the Weisbrod Museum and the International B-24 Memorial Museum, designed to honor the men and women who served during World War II with emphasis on the Pueblo Army Air Base and the B-24 Liberator bomber. The museum is located six miles east of Pueblo, Colorado on US Highway 50 at the Pueblo Memorial Airport, occupying space on what was the Pueblo Army Air Base during World War II. It is managed and maintained by the Pueblo Historical Aircraft Society.

The aircraft currently on display are on loan from the various military services, with the exception of the McDonnell Douglas F-101 Voodoo, recorded as having a civilian owner. The museum also hosts periodic open cockpit days featuring a select aircraft. Also, there is a research library, including a video tape collection. The museum relies on many men and women volunteers who assist its visitors with admissions, store purchases, tours, and aircraft restorations.

Aircraft on display

* Bell H-13G Sioux - US Army M*A*S*H colour scheme
* Boeing B-29 Superfortress - USAF B-29-60-BN s/n 44-62022 "Peachy"
* Boeing B-47 Stratojet - USAF
* Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar - USAF
* Locheed F-104A Starfighter - USAF
* Republic F-80 Shooting Star - USAF
* Grumman F9F-6 Cougar - US Navy
* Grumman F11F/F-11 Tiger - US Navy
* Vertol H-21C Workhorse - USAF
* Bell UH-1 Iroquois "Huey" - US Army Medivac, codename "Dust Off"
* Lockheed P2V-5 Neptune - US Navy
* Lockheed T-33 T-Bird - USAF
* Lockheed RB-37 Ventura - USAF(USAAC)
* McDonnell F-101A Voodoo - USAF
** This Voodoo, serial number 53-2418 was the first production A-model was delivered in August 1954, to Edwards AFB. Its maiden flight was on September 29, 1954, with a McDonnell test pilot Robert C. Little. Test flight results: Mach 0.9 at 35,000 feet, with a maximum test speed to Mach 1.4. [ [http://home.att.net/~jbaugher1/f101_1.html Joe Baugher;s F-101A Voodoo History] ]
* North American F-100D Super Sabre - USAF Thunderbirds colour scheme
* North American T-28C Trojan - USAF
* North American A-5 Vigilante - US Navy RA-5C BuNo 151629
* Republic F-84 Thunderjet - USAF
* Sikorsky H-34J Choctaw - US Army
* Beechcraft T-34 Mentor - USAF
* Cessna T-37 Tweet - USAF
* F4D Skyray - US Navy F4D-1 BuNo 134936


* [http://www.pwam.org/ Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum official website]

External links

* [http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=h&ll=38.282265,-104.496374&spn=0.00304,0.006405&z=17 Aerial View]
* [http://www.pwam.org/loc_map.html Location Map]

See also

* Colorado Aviation Historical Society Denver, CO
* Pueblo Historical Aircraft Society Pueblo Airport, Pueblo, CO
* Peterson Air and Space Museum Peterson AFB, Colorado Springs, CO
* Spirit of Flight Center Lafayette, CO
* Vintage Aero Flying Museum Platte Valley Airpark, Husdon, CO
* Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum Old Lowry AFB Campus, Denver, CO

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