Museum of Aviation
Located in Robins AFB, GA, Museum of Aviation houses exhibits of many different aircraft including but not limited to: Curtiss P-40N "Warhawk", Convair F-102A "Delta Dagger", and Boeing B-1B "Lancer". Overall, there are twelve different categories of aircraft exhibits. Each of these categories contains a minimum of four different aircraft. In addition to aircraft, the Museum of Aviation shows exhibits on World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. And It also contains the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame.
Backstory and Context
The Museum of Aviation exhibits several types of aircraft from various points in history. Some of these are: B-25, B-29,B-52, and B-1B bombers, cargo planes from WWII, and numerous helicopters. Additionally, the museum exhibits a large number of fighter aircraft and a C-130 fuselage which is open to the public.
Not only does the Museum of Aviation contain exhibits on aircraft, it has many exhibits about Airmen. In particular, there are exhibits about the 14th Air Force Flying Tigers, the 483rd Bomb Group, and the Tuskegee Airmen. There are exhibits about the history of Robins Air Force Base which is adjacent to the museum.
The museum is home to The Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame (GAHOF) which was created by Georgia Governor Joe Harris in 1989. The GAHOF is located in the Century of Flight Hangar and displays achievements of men and women who have made contributions to aviation in Georgia.