Tillamook Air Museum

History Housing History

Over 25 aircraft, gift shop and outstanding exhibits- all housed in a 70 year old hangar. Welcome to history housing history.

Grumman F-14A Tomcat

The museum’s Tomcat is an F-14A received by the U.S. Navy in 1976 and which served in several Naval squadrons, where it logged 6,844 landings, 937 ship arrests and 925 catapult launches. It came to the museum from NAS Oceana on December 17, 1997 on loan from the National Museum of Naval Aviation. 

The F-14 Tomcat entered service in 1972 as the replacement for the F-4 Phantom II, the Navy’s premier fighter aircraft.