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Hangar 79 Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum

Hangar 79

Overview
Hangar 79 picks up where the story in Hangar 37 leaves off, documenting the rise of American air superiority that was established in World War II and continued to climb in subsequent decades in the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the Gulf Wars. This 80,000 square foot maintenance and engine repair facility also withstood the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, as evidenced by the blue glass windows...

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Hangar 79 picks up where the story in Hangar 37 leaves off, documenting the rise of American air superiority that was established in World War II and continued to climb in subsequent decades in the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the Gulf Wars.

This 80,000 square foot maintenance and engine repair facility also withstood the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, as evidenced by the blue glass windows riddled with bullet holes left by the battle. During World War II it was a maintenance and engine repair facility, filled with fighters, bombers and patrol aircraft that were based in Pearl Harbor or en route to the front lines.

Hangar 79 is the proud home of The Shealy Restoration Shop, a genuine aircraft restoration shop that brings the aircraft of decades past back to life. The Shealy Restoration Shop is filled with an array of vintage aircraft awaiting preparation for future display, including the legendary B-17 Swamp Ghost and TBM Avenger.

Snapshot
Time_spend30 to 40 minutes
Age_rangeAll Ages
AccessibilityAccessible
AdmissionIncluded in Museum Admission
Overview

Hangar 79 picks up where the story in Hangar 37 leaves off, documenting the rise of American air superiority that was established in World War II and continued to climb in subsequent decades in the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the Gulf Wars.

This 80,000 square foot maintenance and engine repair facility also withstood the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, as evidenced by the blue glass windows riddled with bullet holes left by the battle. During World War II it was a maintenance and engine repair facility, filled with fighters, bombers and patrol aircraft that were based in Pearl Harbor or en route to the front lines.

Hangar 79 is the proud home of The Shealy Restoration Shop, a genuine aircraft restoration shop that brings the aircraft of decades past back to life. The Shealy Restoration Shop is filled with an array of vintage aircraft awaiting preparation for future display, including the legendary B-17 Swamp Ghost and TBM Avenger.

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The Shealy Restoration Shop Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum
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The Shealy Restoration Shop

The Shealy Restoration Shop is genuine aircraft restoration shop that maintains and restores authentic aircraft from World War II and beyond.

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