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  • RB-57A "Canberra"

    Martin RB-57A "Canberra" S/N 52-1492 Crew:   Two - pilot and navigator/camera operator Engines:   Two Wright J-65-W-5 turbojets of 7,200 lbs thrust each Wingspan:   64 ft 0 in (without tip tanks) Length:   65 ft 6 in Height:   15 ft 7 in Weight:   51,000 lbs Speed:   max: 610 mph at 45,000 ft; cruise: 530 mph Range:   2,650 miles Service Ceiling:  
  • Republic P-47D "Thunderbolt"

    P-47DS/N 44-32798 Crew:   One Engine:   One Pratt & Whitney R2800 Double Wasp eighteen-cylinder radial; 2,500 horsepower Wingspan:   40 ft 9 3/8 in Length:   36 ft 1 3/4 in Height:   14 ft 7 in Weight:   empty: 10,700 lbs; max: 13,500 lbs Speed:   cruise: 260 mph; max: 433 mph at 30,000 ft Range:   950 miles w/o external fuel Service Ceiling:  
  • RF-101A "Voodoo" Nose Section

    McDonnell RF-101A-25-MC "Voodoo" Nose Section S/N 54-1503 Crew:   One Engines:   Two Pratt & Whitney J57-P-13 turbojets; 15,000 lbs thrust each in afterburner Wingspan:   39 ft 8 in Length:   69 ft 4 in Height:   18 ft 0 in Weight:   empty: 25,335 lbs; max: 50,000 lbs Speed:   max: 1,012 mph; cruise: mph Range:   max: 2,195 miles Service Ceiling:  
  • RF-4C "Phantom II" S/N 65-0905

    McDonnell Douglas RF-4C "Phantom II" S/N 65-0905Hill Air Force Base had a long and involved history with the McDonnell Douglas F-4 family of aircraft beginning in January 1962, when the Ogden Air Materiel Area was designated as the System Support Manager for the Air Force's new F/RF-110A aircraft, later to be designated the F-4. In June 1966 Hill's
  • RF-4C-32-MC "Phantom II"

    McDonnell Douglas RF-4C-32-MC Phantom II S/N 66-0469 Crew:   Two Engines:   Two General Electric J79-GE-15 turbojets; 17,000 lbs thrust each w/afterburner Wingspan:   38 ft 5 in Length:   62 ft 11 in Height:   16 ft 6 in Weight:   28,276 lbs empty; 58,000 lbs max take-off Speed:   max: 1,459 mph; cruise: 587 mph Range:   1,750 miles ferry; 840
  • RF-84F "Thunderflash" Nose Section

    Republic RF-84F-26-RE "Thunderflash" Nose Section S/N 51-17046 Crew:   One Engines:   One Wright J65-W-7 turbojet; 7,800 lbs thrust Wingspan:   33 ft 7 in Length:   47 ft 8 in Height:   15 ft 0 in Weight:   14,014 lbs empty; 25,390 lbs maximum Speed:   679 mph maximum Range:   2,000 miles with two 450 gallon drop tanks Service Ceiling:   46,000 ft
  • Robert H. Hinckley

    Civil Aeronautics AuthorityRobert H. Hinckley was born in Fillmore, Utah, on June 8, 1892. He first flew in 1913 with famous aviatrix Melli Beese while in Berlin, Germany. He graduated from Brigham Young University in 1916 and started Pacific Airways in Ogden in 1927. Under his leadership Pacific Airways led the way in a number of innovations in
  • Robert Lawrence

    Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr. (1935-1967) United States Air Force Major Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr., was the first African American chosen by NASA to be an astronaut. He was a senior USAF pilot, accumulating well over 2,500 flight hours--2,000 of which was in jets. Major Lawrence flew many tests in the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter to investigate the
  • Rocket Launcher

    LAU-61C/A 2.75 Inch Rocket Launcher The LAU-61C/A rocket launcher carried nineteen unguided 2.75-inch diameter folding-fin aircraft rockets and was used on a variety of U.S. Air Force aircraft. The reusable aluminum launcher allowed for single or ripple firing of the rockets. Its design allowed the rockets to stay in the same container from their
  • Ruth Law

    Ruth Bancroft Law (1887-1970) Ruth Law, who received her pilot's license in 1912, was an accomplished flyer who had set the American nonstop cross-country record for men and women and the world nonstop cross-country for women in November 1916 while flying from Chicago to New York. She landed at Hornell, New York, where a young Lieutenant Henry H.