Built by Republic Aviation Corporation of Farmington New York, in December 17, 1954, the museum acquired the F-84F from the National Guard May 2006. Known as the Thunderstreak, this aircraft saw action in Europe at Toul-Rosieres Air Force Base and during the Berlin Crisis at Araumont Air Force Base in France.
Wing Span 33 feet 7 inches, weight 14,025 Lbs., armament six 50 cal. machine guns, with 2.75 inch rockets, 500 lb bombs, and could carry a MK7 nuclear bomb. The engine is a Wright J65-W-3 with 7,220 lbs thrust, Maximum speed 685 MPH. Cost: $769,000. The aircraft can be viewed at the Springfield Flying Service located 2546 East Division, Springfield, Missouri.

This helicopter was donated to the museum by the 1107th Missouri Air National Guard in 1994. All military aircraft decommissioned from service must be rendered not flight worthy. When the museum received the aircraft, the Guard had removed all instruments in the pilot and gunners position. The engine was also missing. All electronic equipment was removed including hydraulic flight controls and control panels. In order to make the aircraft unusable for flight, the pylons supporting the main rotor transmission, were partly cut to weaken them. This is common practice for military demilitarization.

Radioplane OQ-2A
This aerial target drone, model RP-5 was manufactured by the Radioplane Company at Van Nyes California. It is an expendable radio remote controlled air plane designed for aerial target practice. It has a wingspan of 12 feet 3 inches, length 8 feet 8 inches, weight 104 pounds, speed 90 mph, flight endurance 1 hour. The aircraft has a fabric covering over a tubular steel frame. The power plant is a Righter 2-GS-17, 2 cycle, 7 horsepower engine. driving 2 contra-rotating propellers. The plane was launched either by catapult or conventional runway. Recovery was by runway or parachute.

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