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Mojave Airport, California

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The Mojave Airport is the home of many rarely seen former military aircraft. It is the home of the Civilian Test Center and accommodates a multitude of stored airliners.

I am not associated with the Mojave Airport. I just have a lot of pictures of the Mojave Airport on display on my web site. If you want to see the retired airliners at Mojave visit the Mojave Air and Space Port web site.

September 10, 2001

Civil aircraft at Mojave, September 2001 Pictures of retired airliners at Mojave on September 10, 2001.

Former military aircraft at Mojave, September 2001 Pictures of former military aircraft at Mojave on September 10 , 2001

September 5, 2002, January 21, 2003, and March 23, 2003

2003 Mojave Airport Update Photos from visits to the Mojave Airport on September 5, 2002, January 21, 2003, and March 23, 2003.

June 21, 2004: SpaceShipOne reaches 100 kilometers altitude

SpaceShipOne reaches 100 kilometers altitude Scaled Composites' SpaceShipOne made the first privately funded manned flight to 100 Kilometers altitude from the Mojave Airport early in the morning on Monday, June 21. Pilot Mike Melvill earned his astronaut's wings and experienced three minutes of weightlessness during the flight into space.

October 4, 2004: Burt Rutan's SpaceShipOne takes the X-Prize

White Knight and SpaceShipOne Burt Rutan's SpaceShipOne won the Ansari X-Prize on October 4, 2004 for making two flights to an altitude of 100 kilometers from the Mojave Airport within two weeks.

March 15, 2005: Rutan's Proteus sighted at Mojave Airport

Rutan's Proteus landed at the Mojave Airport on Tuesday, March 15, 2005.

August 2, 2005: Rutan's White Knight, N318SL Returns to Mojave

Rutan's White Knight, N318SL at the Mojave Airport Rutan's White Knight, N318SL returned to the Mojave Airport from display at the Experimental Aircraft Association Fly-in at Oshkosh, Wisconson on August 2, 2005. It left SpaceShipOne at Dulles International Airport to be put on display in the Milestones of Flight Gallery at the National Air & Space Museum. On its journey it visited Albuquerque, Tulsa, Dane County Regional-Truax Field at Madison, Wisconson, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dulles International, Spirit of St. Louis Airport at St. Louis, Missouri, and Pueblo, Colorado.

December 10, 2005: Scaled Composites Proteus, N281PR at Mojave

Proteus, N281PR at Mojave, December 10, 2005 Proteus returned to the Mojave Airport from a four-day visit to McGhee-Tyson Airport at Knoxville, Tennessee on December 10, 2005.

November 11, 2007, Veterans Day Observance at the Mojave Airport

Veterans Day Observance at the Mojave Airport The Mojave Airport hosted a Veterans Day observance and fly by. Marine Corps Major William Barber was the guest speaker at the event. Al Hansen brought out his Bell UH-1H Huey, Canadair Sabre Mk.6 (F-86E), and Grumman S-2F-1 Tracker for the public to view up close. Skyraider Bob flew his A-1H up from Ramona and made several passes over the airport. Wallasch Aviation's Canadair T-33A also performed for the crowd.

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