California Aerospace Museum, Los Angeles Photos

A small aviation collection in Exposition Park run by the California Science Center is housed in a building noted for an F-104 Starfighter jet on the facade. The building is by architect Frank O. Gehry. Outside the museum sit an A-12 Blackbird & a DC-8 Jet Mainliner.

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A-12 Blackbird trainer with two cockpits at California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Titanium skin of A-12 Blackbird trainer at California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Doubled cockpits of A-12 Blackbird painted black to cut glare. Los Angeles, CA.A-12 Blackbird nose view before California African American Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
A-12 Blackbird (1963) trainer with two cockpits at California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Titanium skin of A-12 Blackbird trainer at California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Doubled cockpits of A-12 Blackbird painted black to cut glare. Los Angeles, CA.A-12 Blackbird nose view before California African American Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Engines of A-12 Blackbird before California Science Center Air & Space Museum. Los Angeles, CA.California Aerospace Museum with jet fighter cantilevered off front in Exhibition Park. Los Angeles, CA.Details of Gehry's Los Angeles Air & Space Museum with F-104 Starfighter jet. Los Angeles, CA.Detail of F-104 Starfighter jet on California Aerospace Museum building. Los Angeles, CA.
Engines of A-12 Blackbird before California Science Center Air & Space Museum. Los Angeles, CA.California Aerospace Museum (1982-4) with jet fighter cantilevered off front in Exhibition Park. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Frank O. Gehry.Details of Gehry's Los Angeles Air & Space Museum with F-104 Starfighter jet. Los Angeles, CA.Detail of F-104 Starfighter jet on California Aerospace Museum building. Los Angeles, CA.
United DC-8 Jet Mainliner at Los Angeles Air & Space Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Satellite models in California Aerospace Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Police helicopter in California Aerospace Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Jets hung for ceiling of California Aerospace Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
United DC-8 Jet Mainliner at Los Angeles Air & Space Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Satellite models in California Aerospace Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Police helicopter in California Aerospace Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Jets hung for ceiling of California Aerospace Museum. Los Angeles, CA.

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