Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

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Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Outdoor exhibit aircraft looking northwest.jpeg
Established 1997 (at current location)
Location 4203T Anderson Avenue
Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
San Diego, California
United States
Type Military Aviation History
Website Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is located at Building T, 4203 Anderson Avenue, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, California. The museum contains exhibits and artifacts relating to the history and legacy of United States Marine Corps Aviation.[1] The outdoor exhibits include approximately 30 vintage aircraft, multiple military vehicles and equipment as well as a vast range of historical items inside the museum building.[1]

Aircraft displayed[edit]

  • CH-46E Sea Knight - The helicopter on display is known as Lady Ace 09 and flew Graham Martin, the last Ambassador of the United States to South Vietnam out of the country on April 30, 1975 prior to the Fall of Saigon. [2]

Complete list of aircraft on exhibit[edit]

Other exhibits[edit]

In storage (not on display)[edit]

MCAS Miramar Post Exchange[edit]

The following items, being located away from the museum complex, are available only to visitors who have access to the post exchange.

See also[edit]

Photo gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation and Aviation Museum. "Museum", Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation and Aviation Museum website, 2008. Retrieved on March 29, 2008.
  2. ^ Lance Corporal Christopher O'Quinn (1996). Museum to host final Cockpit Days of summer (PDF). United States Marine Corps. Retrieved 2008-08-15. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°53′28″N 117°8′21″W / 32.89111°N 117.13917°W / 32.89111; -117.13917