Lots of interesting aircraft and their tie in with the Navy. There is also a section devoted to the Coast Guard as well. Among the planes there are relics from a hundred years ago as well as WWII planes including a P40 Flying Tigar and a German jet fighter and a Jap Zero. There is even a helicopter used by Nixon.
Pensacola is home to the Blue Angels flying stunt team. One of the older planes is the blue one in the attached.
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That is a great collection of aviation..... everything from a 1941 Ford Tudor to a
Consolidated PB2Y Coronado. If only it wasn't literally at the other end of the
country from me.
I haven't been back to the Smithsonian collection in 50 years, maybe next summer
I'll take a road trip back east to see some of these things. But more likely I won't...
Peace is that brief, quiet moment in history.......... when everybody stands around reloading.