Aviation Museums

and airworthy collections

USA

The Collins Foundation

Stow, Massachusetts

Founded in 1979 by Robert F. Collings and Caroline Collings, the Collings Foundation is a private non-profit educational foundation with a mission dedicated to the preservation and public display of automobile and aviation history. With a satellite operations base at Ellington Field Houston, Texas, the organisation operates both Korean and Vietnamese War jets and helicopters.

Date of visit: 19th October 2018 (Wings over Houston Airshow)

Collection as listed November 2019

EARLY AVIATION COLLECTION

1909 Curtiss Pusher

1909 Bleriot Type XI

1911 Wright Vin Fiz (Replica)

WORLD WAR II COLLECTION

Curtiss P-40B WARHAWK

41-13297 / 284 (ex-G-CDWH The Fighter Collection - Transferred to the USA in December 2013)

Duxford 2012
Duxford 2013

also

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress

Boeing PT-17 Tuskegee Stearman

Cessna UC-78 Bobcat

Consolidated B-24J Liberator

Grumman FM-2 Wildcat

Grumman G-21 Goose

Grumman TBM Avenger

Messerschmitt ME-262

North American A-36

North American B-25 Mitchell

North American TP-51C Mustang

North American TF-51D Mustang

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX

Waco UPF-7

KOREAN WAR COLLECTION

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star

51-6953 TR-953 / N648

also

North American AT-6F Texan

Vought F4U-5NL Corsair

VIETNAM WAR COLLECTION

Grumman US-2A Tracker

USN 133242 / N31957

McDonnell Douglas F-4D Phantom

USAF 65-0749 / N749CF

North American TF-100F Super Sabre

USAF 56-3844 (displayed as 63-951 / SS) / N26AZ

also

Bell UH-1E Iroquois

Douglas A-1E Skyraider

McDonnell TA-4J Skyhawk

UNDER RESTORATION

Douglas A-26 Invader

Fairchild PT-19A “Tuskegee Airmen”

Focke Wulf Fw 190 F-8

Grumman F6F-3N Hellcat