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
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

Aircraft
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 Superfortess Flagship 500 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 GB-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
  • A Aichi D3A Val Dive Bomber
  • An F-86 Sabre
  • A MiG-15
  • A MiG-21
  • A MiG-23
  • An F-100 Super Sabre


Indoor Exhibits
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
  • A memorial to War dogs.


Photo gallery


Building Activity

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