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The Frontiers of Flight Museum aircraft gallery contains examples of flight from the Wright Brothers to modern jet aircraft. Many of our aircraft are rare one-of-a-kind survivors or unique replicas.
Apollo 7 Command Module
The first manned flight of the Apollo Program was accomplished by Walter Cunningham, Walter Schirra, and Donn Eisele in this spacecraft from October 11 to 22, 1968.
Chance Vought V-173 “Flying Pancake”
Tested during WWII as a short take off and landing (STOL) fighter aircraft, this Chance Vought V-173 "Flying Pancake" is the only example in existence.
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The Frontiers of Flight Museum, a Smithsonian-Affiliate, introduces visitors of all ages to the rich diversity of aviation and space flight history. The Museum’s mission is to educate, motivate, and inspire the next generation. Housed in a state-of-the-art 100,000 square-foot facility near Dallas Love Field Airport in Dallas, Texas, the Museum houses over thirty aircraft and space vehicles. Come see the one-of-a-kind Vought V-173 “Flying Pancake,” the Apollo 7 Command module, and thousands of supporting artifacts and flight-related memorabilia.
Scaled Composites SpaceShipOne (Replica)
A full-scale replica of SpaceShipOne, the first privately designed, built, and flown spacecraft. In 2004, SpaceShipOne won the $10 million Ansari XPRIZE.
Renowned for its performance and flight characteristics, the Pitts S-2B is a sought-after aircraft for aerobatic airshow pilots around the world.
Northrop T-38A “Talon”
The first supersonic trainer for the US Air Force in 1961, the Northrop T-38A “Talon” continues to introduce generations of pilots to supersonic flight today.
LearAvia Lear Fan 2100
One of the last aircraft designed by Bill Lear, the LearAvia Lear Fan 2100 is one of the first business aircraft constructed with carbon fiber materials.
Sopwith Pup (Replica)
The Sopwith Pup, the first aircraft to land aboard a moving ship, served the Royal Navy as a fighter, interceptor, and shipboard test plane in 1916-18.