Where possible the museum likes to make movie associations with exhibits.
The greatest weakness of the design was its use of the pilot's legs as landing gear. If he stumbled during landing or take-off the blades would quickly turn into thousands of potentially lethal splinters as they pounded themselves to bits on the ground. This was, quite correctly, seen as ridiculously hazardous and the idea was quickly abandoned.
GYRODYNE QH-50C DASH
DASH is an acronym for "Drone Anti-Submarine Helicopter" and was the world's first unmanned helicopter.
FA-18 Hornet and Harrier
Northrop F-5B "Aggressor"
Northrop T-38 Talon
These are expected to be still in service with US air force when the airframes are 100 years old.
Douglas B-23 Dragon
Rows and rows of F-16s
The "boneyard" has three types of storage, short term, long term but may be returned to service, and waiting for scrap.
Air Force humor
Not a great photo, but an interesting aircraft. This 747 was a testbed for laser weapons.
Tasty local brew
B-17 has it's own hanger
Western Scrub Jay
One of the many observatories on Kitt Peak
Raven as part of the Raptors show
...are REALLY hard to photograph
Those bitten by rattlesnakes fit a profile. They have a high TTR. Tattoo to Teeth Ratio.
Bison tastes good.
Part of the desert garden
Cave and mineral exhibit
Mountain Lion is bored by you
Sierrita Mountains on the left, Kitt Peak is the tallest mountain in the center.