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Pima Air & Space Museum
Link Director of Collections & Aircraft Restorations: Scott Marchand
6000 E. Valencia Road
Tucson AZ 85706

This is the third largest aviation museum in the United States. Most famous for the USAF 'bone yard' nearby, it also has an impressive museum and restoration facility that with many WWII Pacific aircraft in its collection, or being restored.

World War II Hanger
There are two main display hangers of World War II aircraft, one dedicated to European theater aircraft, and the other to the Pacific. Aircraft displayed include B-29 "Sentimental Journey", C-46, B-24 (ex Indian Air Force) and others.

B-24J Liberator Serial Number 44-44175
Former India Air Force, painted "Paisano / Shoot You're Covered", later "Bungay Buckaroo"

B-18B Bolo Serial Number 38-593
Displayed inside Hanger 1

TBM-3E Avenger Bureau Number 69472
Displayed inside the World War II Hanger

Restoration Hanger
This is the main hanger where restoration work is undertaken.

A-20G Havoc Serial Number 43-21627
Recovered from Tadji in 1974, owned by David Tallichet / MARC under restoration PIMA

P-39Q Airacobra
Recovered from Tadji in 1974, owned by David Tallichet / MARC fuselage only stored outdoors

Michael F. Harrah Restoration Staging Hanger
This hanger contains aircraft in storage awaiting restoration.

P-40K "Swing It" Serial Number 42-45981 Tail 30 (5)
Crashed in PNG, recovered in 2000 by Robert Greinert and donated to PIMA

P-40K Kittyhawk Serial Number ?
Crashed in PNG, recovered by Robert Greinert and donated to PIMA

P-47D "Frankie Serial Number 42-8130
Force landed in PNG, recovered to PNG Museum, acquired by Greinert sold to PIMA

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