Delaware Valley Historical Aircraft Association

Naval Air Station – Joint Reserve Base
Willow Grove, PA 19090

Dedicated to the preservation and display of the aviation history of the Delaware Valley. We have a top notch research facility, including thousands of books, technical documents, magazines, still and motion pictures, and other media.

Currently, our exhibit contains nearly 40 display cases with separate focuses on World War I, the Pitcairn Era, World War Two, the Tuskegee Airmen, the Cold War, women in aviation, Korea, Southeast Asia, and contemporary aviation and space exploration. We also feature a history of our ME-262 jet fighter and early jet development. We now have over 200 hand crafted scale models on display and a growing number of aviation related ephemera.

Messerschmitt 262b-1a

Some of the things you will see :

Chance Vought F7U-3 “Cutlass”
Kaman SH-2G “Sea Sprite”

B-17 Bombardier Display Caseigh altitude flight gear and artifacts: G.M. Bell of Bells Aviation. Norden Bomb sight: restored by and on loan from the John Spencer Collection, This exhibit honors Medal of Honor recipient (posthumous) Joseph R. Sarnoski, Bombardier-United States Army Air Corps 1943.

Aircraft are on both indoor and outdoor display at the Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove.

Piasecki HUP-2 “Retriever”
Convair YF-2Y “Sea Dart”
McDonnell Douglas A-4M “Skyhawk”

The DVHAA Museum is located along Route 611, adjacent to the NAS-JRB
Willow Grove, three miles north of Pennsylvania Turnpike Exit 343.


Naval Air Station – Joint Reserve Base
Willow Grove, PA 19090
Phone: 215-443-6039

Our museum facility is free and open to the public