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