March Field Air Museum
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|March Field Air Museum|
|Location||Riverside County, near Moreno Valley, California|
|Website||March Field Air Museum|
The museum has over 70 aircraft on display. Some of the more notable aircraft include:
- A Lockheed P-38L Lightning replica. (The prototype XP-38 first flew on January 27, 1939 from March Field.)
- A Boeing B-29A Superfortress Three Feathers III that flew 11 combat missions during World War II.
- A Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter.
- A Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird. This aircraft appeared in the movie Space Cowboys (2000).
- A Boeing B-52D Stratofortress that flew 175 combat missions in the Vietnam War.
- A Northrop YA-9A, designed to the same requirements as the A-10 Warthog.
- A Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (44-6393), CP-627, CP-891
- Three F-4 Phantoms
- An F-14 Tomcat
- An Aichi D3A Val Dive Bomber
- An F-86 Sabre
- A MiG-15
- A MiG-21
- A MiG-23
- An F-100 Super Sabre
Indoor displays include:
- A Flight Simulator
- A movie played on a regular recurring schedule
- An AT-6 Texan
- Replicas of a German 30mm cannon and jet engines
- Missile and bomb cross-sections
- Rep. Calvert proposed, in the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act (H.R. 330; 113th Congress), that a memorial in honor of current and former members of the Armed Forces who have been awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross be created here.
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- "H.R. 330 - Summary". United States Congress. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
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