Kalamazoo Air Zoo

The Kalamazoo Air Zoo, in Kalamazoo MI, is one of the more impressive aviation museums that I've seen.


A WWII P-40 fighter, hanging in the entrance lobby.  They tell me that the pink color is "desert camouflage"


An overall view of the main exhibit hall in the first of their two buildings


The last remaining SR-71B, the trainer version of the famous Blackbird spy plane


Note the raised cockpit for the instructor pilot


A colorful WWII B-25 bomber


A WWI Spad VII fighter


Texaco #13, a between the wars Travelaire racing plane


A WWII P-39 Airacobra fighter


The OV-10 Bronco observation plane


The interior of a WWII CG-4 airborne attack glider


The outside of the CG-4


A T-34 Mentor trainer


The GE I-16, the first American production jet engine


A Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major  "corncob" engine, the ultimate American reciprocating aircraft engine