Aircraft On Display

While visiting the USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum our guests will have access to some of the most integral aircraft in United States Military history. These aircraft are on continuous display throughout the USS Sea, Air & Space Hornet Museum in the Hangar Deck and on the Flight Deck.

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FJ-2 Fury

The first jet fighter in the world to complete an operational tour at sea.

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S-3B Viking

Long range anti-submarine & sea surface search aircraft.

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HUP-1 Retriever

A ship based utility helicopter for search and rescue.

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T-28B Trojan

Over 2200 of each model built and flown by twenty-one nations.

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US-2B Tracker

The first carrier-based anti-submarine aircraft combining detection and attack roles.

T-A Skyhawk

TA-4J Skyhawk

The primary role of the TA-4J was to train carrier pilots.

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F-14A Tomcat

Supersonic, twin-engine, variable sweep wing, strike fighter.

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SH-2 Seasprite

Developed in the Mid-1950’s as a shipboard utility helicopter.

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TBM-3E Avenger

During WWII the Avenger was regarded as a rugged torpedo plane; used in the Pacific.

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F-8 Crusader

The United States Navy’s first supersonic jet fighter.

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F8U-1 Crusader

The first supersonic carrier based aircraft, primarily used in Vietnam.

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F-11 Tiger

A simple, lightweight, day interceptor to protect the fleet.

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SH-3H SeaKing

All weather helicopter designed for anti-submarine warfare.

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UH-34D Seahorse

Vietnam era personnel transport and combat assault helicopter.

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F-4J Phantom II

In 1961, an F-4 set the world speed record at 1,604 mph.

Enjoy Everything the Hornet Has to Offer