2008 Museums: Wings Over the Rockies, Denver, CO

The Wings over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is quite nice and has well restored aircraft in its collection.  It is located on the site of what used to be the Lowry Air Force Base, near Denver and is installed in two of its surviving hangars.

I took many pictures on my visit there; here they are, in the order which they are shown on-site:


Aircraft exhibited outside:

Boeing B-52B Stratofortress
  Side view
  Tail view
  Engine nacelles

Adams A-500 (N309A)
  Side view
Apollo Command Module Boiler Plate
Learjet


Aircraft exhibited inside the large hangar:

Grumman F-14A Tomcat
  Tail view
  Nose view
  20mm Vulcan gatling gun
Goodyear FG-1D Racing Corsair
  Side view
Martin EB-57E Canberra
  Detail of nose art
  Tail view
Schweizer SGS 2-33A glider
Rand KR-1
Moni N39JG
Nord 3202 Trainer
  Engine view
McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II
  Detail of nose art
  Tail view
FB-111A Aardvark
  Detail of nose art
  B-61 Nuclear missiles
Kitfox Monoplane
Cessna U-3A Blue Canoe
  Tail view
Woody Pusher N393EA
Rockwell B1-A Lancer
  Side view of cockpit area
  Tail view
  Cruise missiles
Republic RF-84K Thunderflash
  Nose gear
North American F-86H Sabre
  Nose side view
  Tail view
Ball-Bartoe JW-1 NX-27BB
Lockheed T-33A T-Bird
  Tail view
  Nose view
Vought A-7D Corsair II
  Detail of the nose art
  Side mounted missiles
  More ordinance

Squadron Artwork
 

The Century Series Fighters:
Republic F-105D Thunderchief
  Air-refueling probe
  Emergency generator
  Nose view
  Tail view
Lockheed F-104C Starfighter
Convair F-102A Delta Dagger
  Detail of artwork on tail
  Missile bay
  Nose view
McDonnell F-101B Voodoo
  Tail view
North American F-100D Super Sabre
  Nose view
  Side cockpit view
  Cluster bomb

Beech UC-45 Expeditor
  Side view
  Tail view
Piper J-3 Cub
  Front view
Douglas B-18A Bolo
  View of the cargo compartment
  Side view
  View of the engine
  Nose gun
  Tail view
Eaglerock Biplane, 1926
  Nose view
Der Cricket N603DM
Christen Eagle
Pitts Special
Basic Glider N8013
Schweizer SGS 1-24 N91888
Piasecki H-21C
  Side view
Ultralight
B-29 "Torchy" (scale model)

 


Here are pictures of their engine collection:

Auxiliary power unit
Continental A-65-8
Curtiss C-6
Curtiss OX-5
GE J-35A-13D
Jacobs R755-9 Radial

? Jet engine

Lycoming 6 cyls
Titan II Rocket, Stage 1 engine
  Front view
  Stage 2 engine - front
  Back
Westinghouse J-46