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Sneak peek inside the Air Force Museum's new fourth building

The National Museum of the United States Air Force will open its new $40.8 million, 224,000-square-foot fourth building on Wednesday, June 8. A total of 71 aircraft or aerospace vehicles have been moved into the new building for display.

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Right inside the front door

National Museum of the United States Air Force new fourth building
BARRIE BARBER

The Space Shuttle Crew Compartment Trainer and STEM Learning Node are now located in the Space Gallery of the new fourth building at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

Earth-shaking rocket

National Museum of the United States Air Force new fourth building
TY GREENLEES

The 204-foot Titan IVB rocket will be on display in the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force fourth building. The Titan IVB could launch payloads as heavy as 23.9 tons and was the largest and most powerful expendable rocket in the Air Force inventory.

Mammoth and rapid

National Museum of the United States Air Force new fourth building
TY GREENLEES

The 183-foot North American XB-70 Valkyrie towers over other X-planes in the fourth building of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Aircraft from the Presidential, Research and Development, Space and Global Reach Galleries are now inside the new hangar. 

Check out more details about the Air Force Museum's new building over at myDaytonDailyNews.com

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