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(33.4522,-111.736)
 

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Mission Statement

To preserve, in flying condition, a complete collection of combat aircraft which were flown by all military services of the United States during World War II.

To provide museum buildings for the permanent protection and display of these aircraft as a tribute to the thousands of men and women who built, service and flew them

To perpetuate in the memory and in the hearts of all Americans the spirit in which these great planes were flown in the defense of our nation.

To establish an organization having the dedication, enthusiasm and esprit de corps necessary to operate, maintain and preserve these aircraft as symbols of our American military aviation heritage.

To educate present and future generations and provide programs that preserve aircraft, period artifacts and documents.

Description

Located at historic Falcon Field Airport in Mesa, AZ, the Arizona Wing Aircraft Museum boasts one 30,000+ square foot hangar filled with WWII aircraft , artifacts and memorablia. On static display, a A6M2 Japanese Zero, FM-2 Wildcat, Our pride and joy: the B17 'Sentimental Journey', the most authentically restored B17 flying today, and the B25J Mitchell among others. A Canteen with beverages and snacks, a PX filled with unique aviation gifts. Public and private special events take place here, celebrations of all sorts! Donations from a by gone era are brought in daily, so we have a very active archive. In our restoration hangar, volunteers refurbish WWII aircraft to its original and pristine condition. Welders, mechanics and pilots all working together. Our Docents greet our visiting public and schedule group tours, our flight ride coordinators reserve seats for paid flights on our historic aircraft, coordinating closely with our Flight Operations Director, our tour coordinator and committee schedule our Sentimental Journey all over the country each summer. Volunteers join on tour as crew members, bringing America's Legacy of Freedom across the United States.

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http://www.arizonawingcaf.com

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