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  BuNo Location Website
display-photo 157982 Cradle of Aviation Museum - Garden City, NY http://www.cradleofaviation.org/
157984 NAS Pensacola, FL http://www.naval-air.org/
157986 INTREPID Sea-Air-Space Museum (USS Intrepid) - New York, NY http://www.intrepidmuseum.org/
157990 March Field Museum (March AFB) - CA http://www.marchfield.org/
158617 Egypt VFW Post 7293 Whitehall, PA  
158623 Naval Base Ventura (NAS Point Mugu, Pedestal Mount, Front Gate Airpark) - CA http://www.nbvc.navy.mil/
158978 San Diego Carrier Museum (USS Midway/MCAS Miramar) http://www.midway.org/
  158985 Yanks Air Museum - Chino, CA http://www.yanksair.com
158998 Air Victory Museum (South Jersey Regional Airport) - Medford, NJ http://www.airvictorymuseum.org/
158999 NAS/JRB Ft Worth (Carswell AFB) - TX http://www.afcee.brooks.af.mil/er/carswell/nasfw/default.htm
159025 Patriot's Point Naval & Maritime Museum (USS Yorktown) - Mount Pleasant SC http://www.state.sc.us/patpt/
159432 Cradle of Aviation Museum - Garden City, NY http://www.cradleofaviation.org/
  159445 NAS Norfolk (Front Gate Airpark) http://www.navstanorva.navy.mil/about_us.htm
159448 Naval Inventory Control Point http://www.navicp.navy.mil/
159455 NAWC-AD Strike Test Squadron (NAS Pax River) http://www.nawcad.navy.mil/STRIKE/
  159600 OV-10 Bronco Association - Ft. Worth, TX http://www.ov-10bronco.net/
159610 National Air and Space Museum, DC http://www.nasm.si.edu/museum/udvarhazy/
  159619 Lakeland Air Museum Florida  
159620 Pioneer's Museum - Imperial, CA http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/1154090
159626 NAS Fallon - NV http://www.fallon.navy.mil/
  159629 Wedell-Williams Aviation Museum Louisiana - Patterson http://lsm.crt.state.la.us/wedellex.htm
159631 San Diego Aerospace Museum - Gillepse Field Annex CA http://www.aerospacemuseum.org/
  159829 Wings Over the Rockies Denver, CO http://www.wingsmuseum.org/
159830 Western Museum of Flight (SCHAF) Torrance Airport, CA http://www.wmof.com/index.html
  159841 NSWC-DD (AIRFIELD RAMP) - Virginia Bch, VA http://www.nswc.navy.mil/
159848 TILLAMOOK AIR MUSEUM - OR http://www.tillamookair.com/
159853 Defence Supply Center Richmond, VA http://www.dscr.dla.mil/
  159856 NAF El Centro, CA http://www.nafec.navy.mil/
160382 Museum of Flight - Seattle, WA http://www.museumofflight.org/
160386 Delaware Valley Historical A/C Association (NAS Willow Grove, PA) http://www.dvhaa.org/planes.html
160391 Texas Air Museum - Slaton, TX http://www.texasairmuseum.com/slaton_aircraft.htm
160395 Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum (Kalamazoo/Battle Creek Intl AP, MI) http://www.airzoo.org/
160401 Fleet Air Control & Surveillance Facility VACAPES - Virginia Bch, VA http://www.nasoceana.navy.mil/
160403 American Airpower Heritage Museum (Midland International Airport, TX) http://www.airpowermuseum.org/
160411 Empire State Aeroscience Museum - Glenville, NY http://www.esam.org/
160658 NAES LAKEHURST (NAWC-AD Lakehurst) - NJ http://www.lakehurst.navy.mil/nlweb/
160661 U.S. Space & Rocket Center - Huntsville, AL http://www.spacecamp.com/museum/
160666 Western Aerospace Museum - Oakland, CA http://www.westernaerospacemuseum.org/index.htm
  160671 Yanks Air Museum - Chino, CA http://www.yanksair.com
160684 Pima Air & Space Museum - Tucson, Arizona http://www.pimaair.org/
  160686 Yanks Air Museum Chino, CA http://www.yanksair.com
160694 USS LEXINGTON Museum - Corpus Christi, TX http://www.usslexington.com/
160889 Pacific Coast Air Museum - Santa Rosa, CA http://pacificcoastairmuseum.org/
160898 Palm Springs Air Museum - Palm Springs, CA http://www.air-museum.org/
160899 Cradle of Aviation Museum - Garden City, NY http://www.cradleofaviation.org/
160902 Grumman Memorial Park - Calverton, NY http://www.grummanpark.org
160903 Mid-America Air Museum - Liberal, KS http://www.tinfeathers.com/Museum/USA/Liberal/Liberal.htm
160909 NAS Atlanta http://www.cni.navy.mil/Atlanta/Index.html
160914 Willmar Municipal Airport Willmar, MN http://www.ci.willmar.mn.us/menu/departments/airport/airport.htm
160925 Eisenhower Park, WaKeeney, KS http://www.wakeeney.org/tour/f-14-tomcat-fighter-jet
160928 Yanks Air Museum - Chino, CA http://www.yanksair.com
161134 Valiant Air Command - Titusville, FL http://www.vacwarbirds.org/
161141 NAF Atsugi https://www.cnic.navy.mil/Atsugi/index.htm
  161151 Tobyhanna Army Depot - Pocono, PA http://www.tobyhanna.army.mil/
  161159 National Museum of Naval Aviation - Pensacola, FL http://www.naval-air.org/
camera 161163 Prairie Aviation Museum - Bloomington, IL http://www.prairieaviationmuseum.org/
161166 Carolinas Aviation Museum - Charlotte, NC http://www.carolinasaviation.org
  161422 NAS Wildwood - NJ http://www.usnasw.org/
161426 Deland Naval Air Station Museum - DeLand, FL http://www.delandnavalairstation.org
161598 Tulsa Air & Space Museum www.tulsaairandspacemuseum.com
  161605 Wings of Eagles Discovery Center (Elmira-Corning Regional Airport), NY http://www.wingsofeagles.com
  161611 USS ALABAMA
Battleship Memorial Park - Mobile, AL
  161615 Combat Air Museum -Topeka, KS http://www.combatairmuseum.org/
161620 Selfridge Military Air Museum, Mount Clemens, MI http://www.selfridgeairmuseum.org
161623 Patuxent River Naval Air Museum http://www.paxmuseum.com/
  161860 Aviation Museum of Kentucky - Lexington, KY http://www.aviationky.org/
161863 Heritage Park - NAS Jacksonville, FL  
162591 Quonset Air Museum - North Kingstown, RI http://www.theqam.org/
162592 Ronald Reagan Presidential Library - Simi Valley, CA http://www.reaganlibrary.net/index.html#quicktour
162595 Naval Test Wing Atlantic, NAS Patuxent River http://www.nawcad.navy.mil/
162607 Yanks Air Museum - Chino, CA http://www.yanksair.com/
162608 Southern Museum of Flight - Birmingham, AL http://www.southernmuseumofflight.org/
162689 USS HORNET Museum - San Francisco, CA http://www.uss-hornet.org/
162694 MAPS Air Museum - Akron/Canton, OH http://www.mapsairmuseum.org/
162710 North Atrium, National Museum of Naval Aviation (Sherman Field) http://www.naval-air.org/
  162910 NAS Key West  
  162911 Estralla Warbird Museum - Paso Robles, CA http://www.ewarbirds.org/
162912 Grissom Air Museum - Peru, IN http://www.grissomairmuseum.com
162926 New England Air Museum - Windsor Locks, CT http://www.neam.org/inventory/airprofile.asp?ID=139
163893 Arnold AFB, TN http://www.arnold.af.mil/
  163897 Aerospace Museum of California - Sacramento, CA http://aerospacemuseumofcalifornia.org/
163902 Hickory Aviation Museum - Hickory, NC http://www.hickoryaviationmuseum.org/
  163904 Pacific Aviation Museum, Ford Island, HI http://www.pacificaviationmuseum.org/
164342 Wings Over Miami Air Museum - Miami, FL http://www.wingsovermiami.com
164343 Evergreen Aviation Museum - Minnville, OR http://www.sprucegoose.org
164346 Virginia Aviation Museum - Richmond, VA http://vam.smv.org/
164350 Joe Davies Heritage Airpark - Palmdale, CA http://www.cityofpalmdale.org/airpark/index.html
164601 Castle Air Museum - Atwater, CA http://www.elite.net/castle-air
164603 Northrop Grumman Plt 25 Bethpage, NY http://www.northropgrumman.com/
164604 NAS Oceana, VA http://www.nasoceana.navy.mil

Random Tales

by Pete Purvis 
This article was first published in Flight Journal magazine in April 2001. With kind permission of the author.


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