Rosie the Riveter Photo Shoot

This is the FIRST and LAST BTD-1 Destroyer! 

Help us in her restoration.

BTD-1 Destroyer Project

News and Press Releases

09/24/15 - Air Museum Network Article


09/25/15 - Rome News Tribune Article


10/28/13 - BTD-1 Destroyer Headed to Tennessee Museum


History of this particular BTD-1 Destroyer - Youtube




Stats and More

NASA - Historic BTD-1 Destroyer


Virtual Aircraft Museum - Douglas BTD-1


Bill Maloney  2010 Photos of the BTD-1 at Wings of Eagles


Dan Shumaker Collection - Douglas BTD-1 Destroyer US Navy




Top Speed: 334 MPH

Wingspan: 45’

Length: 39’

Height: 13’ 7”

First Flight: 8 April 1943

Introduced: 1944

Retired: 1945

Engine Type: Wright R-3350 Duplex-Cyclone Radial


The Hixson Flight Museum is accepting donations to help cover the costs of the  restoration of this unique piece of history.



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