Lockheed YO-3A

Lockheed YO-3A

In the height of the Vietnam conflict, Lockheed’s YO-3A silently sailed overhead, observing everything and everyone – undetected.

NASA AD-1

NASA AD-1

This research aircraft has a wing that can pivot up to 60 degrees during flight to increase speed, range and fuel efficiency.

Hiller XH-44

Hiller XH-44

The XH-44 was designed and built by 18-year-old entrepreneur, Stanley Hiller Jr. and his team in a small automotive garage in Oakland, California.

Curtiss Pusher

Curtiss Pusher

Many aviation firsts took place in early northern California. None may have had more impact than Eugene Ely’s epic landing on the heavy cruiser U.S.S. Pennsylvania in his Curtiss Pusher.

Boeing 747

Boeing 747

The 1970 Boeing 747-100 was the first production version of the epochal large-body aircraft, with a unique spiral staircase which led to a second story first-class cabin and flight deck that you can explore.