Wings of Eagles Discovery Center: Outdoor Aircraft Walking Tour

Take a walking tour through aircraft used from WWII to the present!

Wings of Eagles Discovery Center: Outdoor Aircraft Walking Tour

Horseheads, New York 14845, United States

Created By: Wings of Eagles Discovery Center

Tour Information

Wings of Eagles Discovery Center has an extensive collection of aircraft on display for public viewing. Most of the aircraft on display were originally used in military settings for either training or combat purposes. The age of the aircraft ranges from World War II to the present. This is a walking tour of aircraft located outside the museum building and is free to the public and includes the following aircraft.

  • McDonnell/Douglas F-15A (Eagle)
  • Martin RB-57 (Canberra)
  • Ling-Temco-Vought A-7D (Corsair II)
  • Grumman OV-1C (Mohawk)
  • Hughes OH-6A (Cayuse)
  • Douglas B-26B (Invader)
  • Mikoyan MiG-21 (Fishbed)
  • Grumman F-14A (Tomcat)
  • Museum Donors Memorial Rock Garden
  • Museum Entrance location

Information and data provided by Wings of Eagles Discovery Center and this tour on PocketSights was created by 7th grade student Michael B. Rutzke in Mr. Levy's Computer Literacy class at Lehman Alternative Community School in Ithaca, NY.


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What You'll See on the Tour

1
McDonnell/Douglas F-15A (Eagle)

Type: single-seat US Air Force air superiority fighter Wingspan: 42'10"     Length: 63'9" Gross Weight: 42,206 pounds Power Plant: Two 23,000+ pound thrust Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-100 turbofans with afterburner Maximum Speed: 1,650 ... Read more
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Martin RB-57 (Canberra)

Type: US Air Force Reconnaissance Aircraft Crew: Two Wingspan: 64'     Length: 65'6" Gross Weight: 32,448 pounds Power Plant: Two 7,220 pound thrust Wright J65-W-5 Sapphire turbojet Maximum Speed: 580 mph Service Ceiling: 44,550' Ar... Read more
3
Ling-Temco-Vought A-7D (Corsair II)

Type: Close air-support fixed-wing combat aircraft Crew: one Wingspan: 38'8"    Length: 16'1" Gross Weight: 39,325 pounds Power Plant: Allison TF41-A-1 turbofan engine, offering 14,500 pounds of thrust Maximum Speed: 690 mph Service ... Read more
4
Grumman OV-1C (Mohawk)

Type: US Army battlefield surveillance aircraft Crew: Two Wingspan: 48'     Length: 41'1" Gross Weight: 12,900 pounds Power Plant: Two 1,150 HP Lycoming T-53-L-15 Turboprop Maximum Speed: 305 mph Service Ceiling: 25,000' Armament: N... Read more
5
Hughes OH-6A (Cayuse)

Type: Light Observation Helicopter Crew: Two Wingspan: 30'10" - 32'2"     Length: 8'6" - 11'2" Rotor Diameter: 27'4" Maximum Takeoff Weight: 3,549 pounds Power Plant: 1 x One Alison TT63-A-5A or T63-A-700 turboshaft, 317 hp (236 kW) M... Read more
6
Douglas B-26B Invader

Type: US Air Force Light Bomber Crew: three (3) Wingspan: 70'   Length: 50'10" Gross Weight: 31,775 pounds Power Plant: Two 2,000 hp Pritt & Whitney R-2800-79 radial engines Maximum Speed: 370 mph at 10,000' Service Ceiling: 19,200... Read more
7
Mikoyan MiG-21 (Fishbed)

Type: All Weather Fighter-Interceptor (former Soviet aircraft) Crew: One Wingspan: 23'6"   Length: 51'9"     Height: 15'9" Gross Weight: 18,080 pounds Power Plant: One Tumansky R-11F2-300, 13,492 lbs of thrust Maximum Speed: 1,300 ... Read more
8
Grumman F-14A (Tomcat)

Type: Carrier-based air superiority fighter Crew: two Wingspan: 38'2" (full sweep)   Length: 62'8" Gross Weight: 59,714 pounds Power Plant: Two 20,714 lb thrust Pratt & Whitney TF-30 turbofans with afterburners Maximum Speed: 1,58... Read more
9
Donors Memorial Rock Garden

Donors honor family members with an engraved stone in the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center Memorial Rock Garden near the museum entrance. 
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Inside Museum Entrance

Here is the museum entrance.  Come inside for more aircraft, history and science exhibits!

 

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