Airplane Museums and Space Museums in Arizona
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Air and Space Museums in Arizona.

This is a list of Arizona Airplane Museums.  This list is updated regularly so if you have any suggestions, please contact me at the bottom of this page.  C. Jeff Dyrek, webmaster.

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The last updates on the museum listings were added 18 Jan 2011
Due to legal changes in Illinois, I will not be updating this list until further notice.
These museums change their information and locations very often.
Please try to contact the museum before you try to visit it, it may not be there anymore.

Help also thanks to Nathan Hennessy

 Notice: The Champlin Fighter Aircraft Museum in Mesa, Arizona is now closed. The collection has moved to The Museum of Flight, Seattle, WA

Notes from the WebMaster:
Now moved to Seattle, WA, but when I first went to this museum I thought, Am I actually going to pay to get into this place.  What a fool I was.  They have a great section on just Aviation Paintings. It was worth the entrance price to see just the paintings alone.  But believe me, the rest of the museum is fantastic with a lot of other aircraft stuff other than airplanes. The only thing that I could say is that this place is fantastic and you should never miss this museum. It must have the worlds greatest inventory of WWI aircraft.  It's Great!!!!
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About 33 Aircraft


 Arizona Wing CAF
Commemorative Air Force
2017 North Greenfield Road
Mesa, Arizona 85215
480-924-1940

Information Upgrade thanks to Rick Senffner
About 16 Aircraft

 
 Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
AMARC Aerospace Maintenance And Regeneration Center

Tucson Arizona
Information thanks to Davis Monthan
Update thanks to Pat Carry
Airplane Boneyard 4200 Aircraft Plus

 

 Pima Air Museum 
6000 E. Valencia Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85706
602-574-9658
 http://www.pimaair.org

We also do the tours over to DAVIS MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE BASE. It is called the AMARC tour.

Information Upgrade thanks to Ron Miller
About 280 Aircraft

 
 Titan Missile Museum 
Duval Mine Rd.
Green Valley, AZ 85614
602-791-2929
This museum was, prior to 1987, an active Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Silo.  The museum was maintained so the public can inspect, first hand, a complete Titan missile and all of the supporting equipment required for an operational missile silo. 
One Titan Missile and Missile Silo Complex

 
 Phoenix Sky Harbor Air Port
161st Tanker Arizona ANG 
Lockheed T-33A-1-LO 53-5397 
Republic F-84E-25-RE 51-486 
North American F-86F-40-NA 55-3818 
Lockheed F-104C-5-LO 56-891 
Information thanks to Gilbert Bliss
5 Aircraft near front gate

 
 Planes of Fame
755 Mustang Way 
Valle-Williams, Az  86046

 (909) 597-3722

half way between Williams, Arizona, and the Grand Canyon
The exact location is still unknown but we will let you know as soon as we can.

http://www.planesoffame.org/

Here is a great picture of the Baka Bomb in 1945 
by Richard Notestine courtesy of Ron Notestine

Information Upgrade thanks to  Jack Cahill
About 200 Aircraft
I saw on your museum page for Arizona that you did not have a location for the Planes of Fame Museum. It is located at the Valle Airport which is located on Arizona Highway 64 at the junction of US Route 180, in Valle,  Arizona.  This is halfway from Sedona to the Grand Canyon Airport as the crow ( or any other aviator) flies!     Ken Romm

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I wanted to thank you for your help.  We have called the airfield in Arizona and have made arrangements for my husband's birthday present - flying a fighter plane.  I'm sure he will be excited and it will be a present he will remember forever.  Thank you again for all your help.  

Deb Wood

Dear Debra,

Yes, there are a number of military aircraft that can be flown, some are very expensive and some you can even have a real dogfight with another aircraft with laser bullets and smoke and the whole works.  Here is the link to the website that has the whole shooting match. http://www.avitop.com/

One of my friends took a MiG-25 to 80,000 feet last year and loved every minute of it. Thank you very much for writing and have a nice day,

C. Jeff Dyrek, webmaster
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Take a tour of an operational World War 2 fighter squadron stationed on the Western Pacific Island of Ie Shima.  This is a historical event showing the complete fighter operation from the Mess Hall to the P-47 in flight.  You can also see the Japanese Surrender Delegation visit the Island.

Click on this exhibit for a lot more Exhibits about WW2
the 34th fighter squadron on ie shima in ww2

 

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