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  • A Short History of Hill Air Force Base

    Hill Air Force Base has enjoyed a long and colorful history. The base traces its origins back to the ill-fated Army Air Mail "experiment" of 1934, during which time the idea originated for a permanent air depot in the Salt Lake City area. In the years that followed, the Army Air Corps searched the region for an ideal location for its permanent
  • A/M32A-60B Generator Set

    A/M32A-60B Generator Set The A/M32A-60B Generator Set, commonly called the "dash 60 start cart," was a trailer-mounted power unit capable of providing AC and DC power for aircraft electrical systems as well as high volume air for starting aircraft engines. The U.S. Air Force and other branches of the military, as well as many allied nations around
  • A-10A "Thunderbolt II"

    Fairchild A-10A "Thunderbolt II" S/N 73-1666 Crew:  One Engines:  Two General Electric TF34-GE-100A turbofans; 9,065 lbs thrust each Wingspan:  57 ft 6 in Length:  53 ft 4 in Height:  14 ft 8 in Weight:  max: 50,000 lbs Speed:  max: 450 mph; cruise: 335 mph Range:  2,900 miles Service Ceiling:  45,000 ft Armament:  One 30mm GAU-8/A rotary cannon;
  • A-26B "Invader"

    Douglas A-26B "Invader" S/N 44-35617 Crew:  Three to Four Engine:  Two Pratt & Whitney R-2800-27 18-cylinder, double-row radial; 2,000 hp each Wingspan:  70 ft 0 in Length:  50 ft 8 in Height:  18 ft 6 in Weight:  22,362 lbs empty; 41,800 lbs loaded Speed:  376 mph Range:  2,914 miles Ceiling:  24,500 feet Armament:  16-to-18 .50 cal. machine guns;
  • A-C Programs

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  • ACE Demonstration Project

    Demonstration Project The first of several interactive and participatory exhibits arrived at the museum on 6 February 2003. After assembly and testing they became the cornerstone of an in-house demonstration project to test the feasibility and audience response to the idea of creating a fully-fledged Aerospace Center for Education facility on the
  • ACE Educational Objectives

    Educational Objectives A team of Utah educators documented the ACE educational requirements. These requirements correlate directly with the Utah Science Education Core Curriculum. This direct correlation furthers understanding and interest in aerospace-related sciences currently taught in Utah schools. The complexity of all exhibits and activities
  • ACE Exhibits

    Exhibits The five ACE sections will be comprised of several highly interactive exhibits to answer specific questions related to their fundamental principles. Exhibits will range from small tabletop-size units to full-size aircraft cockpit simulation devices. Science and technology used in the aerospace industry will be highlighted. During an 18
  • ACE Facilities

    Facilities The finished ACE facility will consist of at least 15,000 square feet on the grounds of the museum. The construction of the building will allow for future expansion and enhancement. The specific space allocations of the ACE will be as follows: Aerospace Science Sections - This is the heart of the ACE containing approximately 30 exhibits.
  • ACE Mission

    Aerospace Center for Education (ACE) The mission of the Aerospace Center for Education is to strengthen America's youth by promoting interest in aerospace science, thereby enabling the United States Air Force and our Nation to continue leading the world in aerospace technology and national defense. Science is classified as an "elective subject" for