AAA Editor Notes
Oregon Air & Space Museum is at the south end of the Eugene Airport at 90377 Boeing Dr. The museum encompasses two hangars and features such aircraft as a McDonnell A-4 Skyhawk, a Grumman A-6E Intruder, a MiG-17, a Fokker DR-1 triplane and a Nieuport 17-C biplane. A space exploration time line examines the history of flight and includes artifacts and models.
The first General Electric engine built and a dynamic operating Pratt & Whitney Wasp Major 4360 radial engine are among the collection of jet and piston engines on display. Other highlights include more than 1,200 scale model airplanes, a number of flight suits and uniforms and an exhibit honoring Oregon's Fighter Aces.
Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.