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Ten Days That Shook the Nation - First Flight of the Wright Brothers
Ten Days That Shook the Nation - First Flight of the Wright Brothers
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Aviation California - Colorado

 
  Aviation Pages:  AK-CA, CA-CO, CT-IDIL-LA, MA-MTNC-OH, OK-TX, UT-WY  

 
California
Hawthorne
Western Museum of Flight
12016 South Prairie Avenue
Hawthorne CA 90250
Phone
310 332-6228
Web Site
http://www.wmof.com/
Description
located at Jack Northrop Field with half the space used as a restoration workshop and half displaying aviation artifacts & memorabilia
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Research /Reading Library
Owner/Operator: Southern California Historical Aviation Foundation
New or Updated: 04/12/2003

CA

  Hemet

  Hemet Ryan Air Museum

  4082 Walden Weaver Road

  Hemet   CA  92543    

  Phone   909 658-2716

  Web Site  *****

  Description

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  New or Updated:   8/24/2004

 

  California
Oakland
Western Aerospace Museum
8260 Boeing Street #621
Oakland CA 94621
Phone 510 638-7100
Web Site www.aerospace.org/
Description aviation and space, 24 planes
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation
Field of Study Science Facility Space
 

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Palm Springs
Palm Springs Air Museum
745 N Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs CA 92262
Phone 760 778-6262
Web Site www.palmspringsairmuseum.org
Alt Web www.air-museum.org
Description
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation
 
  California
Palmdale
Air Force Flight Test Center Museum
Edwards AFB
405 S Rosamund Boulevard
Palmdale CA
Phone 661 277-8050
Web Site http://afftc.edwards.af.mil/trip/docs_html/museum.html
Description planes tested at this facility. Since this is a military base, access is restricted. See web site and call before visiting
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation

California
Palmdale
Blackbird Airpark AFFTC Museum Annex
Edwards AFB
Plant 42
Palmdale CA
Phone 805 277-8050
Web Site http://afftc.edwards.af.mil/museum/docs_html/blackbird_airpark.html
Description features A12 spyplane and SR-71
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation

Madcaps and Oddballs
Madcaps and Oddballs

 

   
  California
Paso Robles
Estrella Warbird Museum
4251A Dry Creek Road
Paso Robles CA 93446
Phone 805 227-0440
Fax 805 238-9317
Web Site http://ewarbirds.org/
E-mail mailto:aero@tcsn.net
Description commemorates Estrella Army Air Force Base, now Municipal Airport, museum buildings on 4 acres of airport land
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation
Research or Reading Library
Era WW II
 
 

  CA

  Riverside

  March Field Air Museum

  22550 Van Buren Blvd

  MAIL PO Box 6463 March AFB

  Riverside  CA  92518    

  Phone   951 697-6600

  Web Site http://marchairmuseum.com/membership.php

  Alt Web http://www.marchfield.org/mfm.htm

  Description 15th Air Force Courtyard, 70 aircraft, displays

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  New or Updated:  4/9/2007

 
  California
San Carlos
Hiller Aviation Museum
601 Skyway Road
San Carlos CA 94070
Phone 650 654-0200
Fax 650 654-0220
Web Site www.hiller.org/
Description vintage through futuristic aircraft, all indoors; restoration shop has viewing window
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation

California
San Diego
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
MCAS Miramar
PO Box 45316
San Diego  CA 92145
Phone
858 577-6125
Web Site http://flyingleatherneck.netfirms.com/
Description Marine Corps aviation with 41 airframes from WWII to the present, 2400 patch images
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 04/21/2003

California
San Diego
Torrey Pines Gliderport Historical Society
PO Box 370433
San Diego CA 92137
Phone 858 455-6429
Web Site http://www.tpghs.org/
Description soaring, hang gliding, paragliding, sailplanes, and RC model sailplanes
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Aviation
New or Updated: 07/04/2003
 
  California
San Martin
California Antique Aircraft Museum
600 State Drive
Exposition Park
San Martin CA 90037
Phone 213 744-7432
Web Site http://www.wingsofhistory.org/
Description from models to flying aircraft, including replicas
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation

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  California
San Martin
Wings of History
12777 Murphy Avenue
San Martin CA 95046
Phone 408 683-2290
Web Site www.wingsofhistory.org/index.html
Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation
  California
Santa Paula
Aviation Museum of Santa Paula
Santa Paula Airport, 824 East Santa Maria Street
PO Box 908
Santa Paula CA 93061
Phone 805 525-1109
Alt Phone  805 933-1961
Web Site http://www.amszp.org/
Alt Web http://www.flightzone.net/articles/new_air_museum.htm
Description six hangars, beginning at Hangar #1 with 1927-30 aircraft, mannequins, memorabilia display
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation
  California
Santa Rosa
Pacific Coast Air Museum
2330 Airport Boulevard
Santa Rosa CA 95403
Phone 707 575-7900
Web Site http://pacificcoastairmuseum.org/
Description 16 historic aircraft
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation
 
  California
Shafter
Minter Field Air Museum
401 Vultee Avenue
Shafter CA 93263
Phone 661 393-0291
Web Site www.militarymuseum.org/www.minterfieldairmuseum.com
Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation
 
  California
Travis AFB
Travis AFB Heritage Center
Burgan Boulevard
Travis AFB CA 94535

Phone
707 424-5605
Web Site https://www.travis.af.mil/museum
E-mail mailto:Gary.leiser@travis.af.mil
Description 28 aircraft outdoors, five additional aircraft and other exhibits indoors -- call ahead for security rules
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Industry Profession Air Force
Research Reading Library
 
  California
Van Nuys
Constellation Historical Society
7702 Woodley Avenue
Van Nuys CA 91406
Phone 805 484-1403
Web Site http://members.tripod.com/~N73544/
E-mail aerocon@earthlink.net
Description maintains and flies one of last five flyable Constellation aircraft
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation
 
  Colorado
Denver
Wings Over the Rockies Museum
Aviation & Space Center of the Rockies
7711 East Academy Parkway #1
Denver CO 80230
Phone 303 360-5360
Web Site http://www.wingsmuseum.org/
Alt Web http://www.swaviator.com/html/issueAM00/worAM00.html
Description 17 military aircraft including a B-52, additional aircraft, and WWI and women's military uniform collections
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Industry /Profession Air Force
Collection N-Z Uniforms
Last changed: 03/08/2003
 
  Colorado
USAF Academy
U S Air Force Academy Visitor Center
2304 Cadet Drive #324
USAF Academy CO 80840
Phone 719 333-1110
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation
 
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