March Field Air Museum

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March Field Air Museum
Established 1979
Location Riverside County, near Moreno Valley, California
Coordinates 33°53′02″N 117°16′00″W / 33.883848°N 117.266682°W / 33.883848; -117.266682
Type Aviation museum
Director Patricia Korzec
Curator Jeff Houlihan
Website March Field Air Museum

The March Field Air Museum is an aviation museum near Moreno Valley and Riverside, California, adjacent to March Air Reserve Base.

Origins[edit]

The museum was founded in 1979 as March Air Force Base Museum. Originally operated by the Air Force, the museum's operation was transferred to a nonprofit organization in 1996.

Exhibits[edit]

Aircraft[edit]

The museum has over 70 aircraft on display.[1][2] Some of the more notable aircraft include:

Indoor Exhibits[edit]

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

Memorials[edit]

Photo gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ogden, Bob. Aviation Museums and Collections of North America, Sudbourne, England, 2007. ISBN 978-0851303857.
  2. ^ Parker, Dana T. Building Victory: Aircraft Manufacturing in the Los Angeles Area in World War II, Cypress, CA, 2013. ISBN 978-0-9897906-0-4.
  3. ^ Native American Warrior Series: War Dogs Monument, Riverside, California-Home At Last!
  4. ^ "H.R. 330 - Summary". United States Congress. Retrieved 30 October 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°53′02″N 117°16′00″W / 33.883848°N 117.266682°W / 33.883848; -117.266682