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Mission Statement

The March Field Air Museum strives to instill pride and appreciation of the USAF heritage in current service members; educate the general public on the impact of aviation and aerospace on the security and economy of the United States and world; and stimulate in youth the desire to serve their country as members of the Armed Forces or in the aviation and aerospace career fields. The museum also provides a site for the acknoledgment of the nation's veterans and a place where they can reflect on their contributions to the ongoing security of our country.

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The museum is home to thousands of artifacts that present the history of March Field and the Air Force from 1918 to the present. On the flightline you will find over 50 aircraft from trainers and fighters to bombers and propeller driven aircraft to jets. The museum has on display one of only four combat B-17's in the United States; a P-59, the first operational jet used by the Air Force; and the fastest airplane ever built, the SR-71 Blackbird Spy Plane, as well as many other unique aircraft. From the museum flightline you can watch active military aircraft such as the F-16, the C-141, and the KC-135, take off and land.

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http://www.marchfield.org

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