Cavanaugh Flight Museum

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Address(1)4572 Claire Chenault,
Address(2)Addison Airport

Exhibits - By Primary role
Advanced Trainer - 'AT' 1924-1948
 North American AT-6D (Texan) Serial No: 42-85697 
Anti-Submarine - 'S' 1962-Present
 Grumman US-2B (TRACKER) Serial No: 136431 
Bomber (Germany)
 Heinkel HE 111 Serial No: Unknown 
Bomber - 'B' 1924-Present
 North American B-25J (Mitchell) Serial No: 44-28925 
Fighter (Germany)
 Fokker D.VII Serial No: Unknown 
 Messerschmitt Me-109G (Gustav) Serial No: Unknown 
Fighter (UK)
 Hawker HurricaneMKIIb Serial No: Unknown  
 Sopwith F.1 (Camel) Serial No: B7260 
 Supermarine SpitfireMk VIII Serial No: MT719 
Fighter (USSR)
 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F (Fishbed) Serial No: Unknown 
 Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-17F (Fresco C) Serial No: Unknown 
Fighter - 'F' 1922-1962
 General Motors (Eastern Aircra FM-2 (Wildcat) Serial No: Unknown 
 Grumman F9F-2B (Panther) Serial No: 123078 
 Vought F4U-4 (Corsair) Serial No: 97280 
Fighter - 'F' 1948-Present
 Lockheed F-104A (Starfighter) Serial No: 56-0780 
 North American F-86E (Sabre) Serial No: 51-2821 
 Republic F-105F (Thunderchief) Serial No: 63-8543 
Fighter - 'F' 1962-Present
 McDonnell-Douglas F-4C (Phantom II) Serial No: 64-0777 
Liaison - 'L' 1942-1962
 Piper L-4J (Grasshopper) Serial No: 45-55210 
Primary Trainer - 'PT' 1925-1947
 Ryan PT-22 (Recruit) Serial No: N46217 
Pursuit - 'P' 1925-1947
 Curtiss P-40N (Warhawk) Serial No: Unknown 
 North American P-51D (Mustang) Serial No: 44-72339 
Scout trainer - 'SN' 1939-1948
 Vultee SNV-2 (Valiant) Serial No: 44177 
Torpedo Bomber - 'TB' 1935-1946
 Eastern (GM) TBM-3E (Avenger) Serial No: Unknown 
Trainer / Utility Transport (USSR)
 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTI Serial No: Unknown 
Trainer - 'N' 1922-1926
 Stearman N2S-4 (Kaydet) Serial No: N741BJ 
Utility Transport (UK)
 De Havilland D.H.82 (Tiger Moth) Serial No: Unknown 
Utility Transport (USA)
 Piper J3 (Cub) Serial No: NC24934 
 Pitts S-1S (Special) Serial No: N215JC 


Reviews / Comments by our visitors
 Bob Abney
 , Texas

I have a modest collection of 1/72 scale, finely detailed WWll aircraft. I was wondering if your flight museum would be interesed in adding to your collection/display area. These are in new condition --- most have never been out of their box. Many, if not all, are replicas of actual fighter aircraft from specific squadrons, piloted by named personell.
11/05/2015 @ 05:28 [ref: 55808]
 McKinney, Texas

As most museums (aviation and others) go the route and "engage" the visitor, this is old school. Everything is pristine, take a picture, and move on. Not a place to take children, young adults or a person not interested in aviation, this will just re-enforce why they are not interested.
05/14/2010 @ 20:37 [ref: 9357]
 Matthew Cameron
 , Texas

hi i love your museum but i have a question when will the mustang be ready for display
01/20/2010 @ 12:16 [ref: 9237]
 willamina, Oregon

03/17/2008 @ 18:39 [ref: 7110]
 willamina, Oregon

hi my name is perry todahl i am 11 years old and i am faccinated with planes and aircraft i like very detailed plains me and my family were wondering if you could send us some info about planes that would be very kind also some pictures of your musume our adress is 354 nw 5th street willamina oregon zip 97396 thank you for your time
03/17/2008 @ 18:37 [ref: 7109]
 Ken Argo
 , Oregon

I was a crewchief on acft F4C 64-0777 when it was assigned to Luke AFB in 1971 . I joined the Oregon Air National Guard in 1986. I found that the old Phantom and I were again in the same unit . I have always wondered where it ended up. Good job on the F4C it looks great.
06/14/2007 @ 19:55 [ref: 5971]
 Roger Botting
 Atlanta, Georgia

Nice museum, little tight to take pictures on some of the hangared aircraft but all are in great condition. Some aircraft are outside which makes for good picture taking. If in the DFW area with a couple of hours to spare then its worth the effort to visit this well run museum
02/27/2007 @ 17:59 [ref: 5661]
 Rob Putman
 sheridan, Wyoming

I had the extreme pleasure of stumbling upon CFM while accompanying my wife on a training seminar. I spent about 4 hours looking over the many wonderfully preserved (and mostly all flying) aircraft. I've been to many air museums and I have to say that CFM falls right into place with my other favorite - the Evergreen museum in McMinville, Oregon. There's just something very special about being able to smell these aircraft, in addition to seeing them up close. Don't forget to look at the wonderful aviation art exhibit! Thanks to all the staff, and Mr. Cavanaugh, for a GREAT experience!
02/24/2007 @ 06:10 [ref: 5650]
 Tim V.
 , Texas

This museum has a decent collection... unfortunately I have to give it low marks as it takes an extremely hands-off philosophy to its exhibits. Numerous spit & polished WWII-era planes are tucked away behind chains. It was disappointing to me to not be able to peek in an aircraft window and try to imagine a WWII air battle or get a close look at construction methods and smell the faint whiff of grease. My youngster kept wanting to sit in a plane and there was nothing to appease him. Most museums put a few touch & feel exhibits out; this is not one of them.
12/01/2006 @ 11:59 [ref: 5457]
 , Ontario

We accidently walked in to this museum a few years back and let me tell you, this is a world class museum. Great collection in very good condition. Excellent job guys!
02/11/2006 @ 11:14 [ref: 4793]


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