PRESERVATION RESTORATION OPERATION EDUCATION

AIRCRAFT

The Westfield Aviation Museum is located within a unique flying community, Hangar 3. Aircraft in Hangar 3 range from the Golden Age of Aviation to the modern era. Come visit us at the Barnes-Westfield Regional Airport and see history come alive!

1936 Dehavilland dh.82 tiger moth

This unique WW2 primary trainer is a world traveler! England to Africa, then a stint in Hollywood, and finally Massachusetts!

OWNER: BOB WELCH 

1930 FAIRCHILD KR-21B

From George Farnsworth's collection comes this rare Kinner-powered biplane from the Golden Age of Aviation.

OWNER: TIM VECCHIARELLI

1943 Fairchild PT-23A

Rescued from a farmer's airstrip hangar and meticulously restored is this primary WW2 trainer that's a crowd favorite! 

OWNER: HARLAND AVEZZIE

1976 cORBEN JR ACE MODEL e PROJECT

Built by an exacting engineer, this aircraft was originally at the Bradley Air Museum from 1983-2022. It's undergoing a much needed IRAN. 

OWNER: RAY ROBIDOUX

1929 Command Air 3c3-AT Project

Having the distinction as the oldest aircraft in the hangar, this aircraft is being restored to original condition. 

OWNER: BILLY JANUS

1947 rEPUBLIC rc-3 sEAbEE

A unique post-war amphibious design, the Sea Bee is a large and graceful aircraft that can do a little bit of everything. 

OWNER: BILLY JANUS

Cessna uc-78 Bobcat
restoration project

OWNER: WESTFIELD AVIATION MUSEUM

1965 Aero-pegaso m-100s sailplane

The museum's latest addition will be gracing the skies in 2024! A little Italian beauty that fits into the FAI's Standard Class, this aircraft was restored and should be putting smiles on member's with their glider ratings when the weather warms up! These pictures are from when it was at a glider club in Germany.

OWNER: WESTFIELD AVIATION MUSEUM

Safari 400 helicopter

A 'mini' Bell 47 look-alike, this helicopter is powered by a 195-hp Aero Sport engine, and we're working on a flying club program that will allow member's to fly it soon! If you're interested in joining as a flying member, please contact us! 

OWNER: WESTFIELD AVIATION MUSEUM