The Western Museum of Flight was an unplanned stop on Theresa and I's elopment/honeymoon. Not a large facility, it makes up for it in character, with lots of artifacts exuding a classic feel. Focused on the Northrop Corporation (the museum was originally based at Northrop's hometown, Hawthorne), there's models and ephemera that appear to be donated by former employees of the industry. On site they have several rarities, including an early flying wing of Northrop's, as well as the prototypes YF-17 and YF-23 (no pictures of those, unfortunately, because we needed to get back on schedule and hadn't realized they'd been moved to an air park) just down the road.

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