Western Air Museum

Local nameWestern Air Museum
LocationTorrance, California, USA

The Western Museum of Flight is an aviation museum located at Zamperini Field, the municipal airport in Torrance, California. WMOF is operated by the Southern California Historical Aviation Foundation. It houses not only historic aircraft, many of which were built in Southern California, but also has an extensive collection of historic photographs and blueprints.The museum has several rare aircraft among its collection, including the second Northrop YF-23 Advanced Tactical Fighter 5th generation stealth fighter demonstrator. Also on display is the first Northrop YF-17 Cobra, a lightweight fighter which was the basis for the Boeing F/A-18 Hornet currently used by the United States Navy and Marine Corps. In addition, a Grumman F-14 Tomcat and Douglas A-4A, plus numerous other notable jet- and propeller-drive airplanes.

The WMOF is one of three museums that house the only surviving Jack Northrop flying wings.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Museum_of_Flight

Official website http://www.wmof.com/

Email info@wmof.com

Phone +1 310 326 9544

Address Airport Drive, 90505 Torrance

Coordinates 33°48'5.268" N -118°20'32.674" E

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