The Aviation History and Technology Center features a variety of civilian and military aircraft from the latter half of the twentieth century. The 15 acre park also features several examples of aircraft that were produced right here in Marietta. The first aircraft produced in Marietta were produced in the early 1940’s by Bell Aircraft. Aircraft production continued to grow with Lockheed Martin from the 1950’s to present.
The center’s collection of airplanes include:
- Lockheed AC-130A Spectre “Ghost Rider”
- Lockheed YC-141B StarLifter (visitors can go inside the plane)
- Lockheed S-3B Viking
- Lockheed L-1329 JetStar I (visitors can go inside the jet, formerly owned by Kenny Rogers)
- Douglas A-4A Skyhawk
- Grumman A-6E Intruder
- Grumman F-14A Tomcat
- Grumman OV-1C Mohawk
- LET L-13 Blanik
- LTV A-7E Corsair II
- Republic F-84F Thunderstreak
- Thorp T-18 Tiger
- Ryan BQM-34A Firebee
Aviation has been an integral part of Marietta’s history, and continues to be a prominent industry in the area. The mission of The Aviation History and Technology Center is to honor local aviation and military history through education, preservation, and events.
For more information, please call the The Aviation History and Technology Center at (770) 919-5700.
Aviation History and Technology Center
555 Perrin Rd SE