Arizona Photo Gallery: Commemorative Air Force

The Commemorative Air Force Museum, Airbase Arizona, at Falcon Field (FFZ), in Mesa, was founded in 1978 to acquire, restore, and preserve in flying condition a complete collection of American military combat aircraft.


Stinson tail logo Stinson cockpit

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress WW II heavy bomber "Sentimental Journey", with Betty Grable nose art:

"Sentimental Journey" "Sentimental Journey" "Sentimental Journey" nose art "Sentimental Journey" nose gun "Sentimental Journey" cockpit "Sentimental Journey" interior

In restoration hangar, Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor/Model B WW II transport/cargo, undergoing engine work and painting:

restoration hangar

In the restoration hangar, North American B-25 Mitchell "Maid in the Shade" WW II medium bomber, having landing gear repairs done:

"Maid in the Shade" "Maid in the Shade" nose art

Douglas C-47/DC-3 Skytrain WW II transport/cargo:


Orignal Cessna tail logo:

old-style Cessna tail logo

Schweizer TG-3A WW II training glider:

army Schweizer glider

North American SNJ/T-6 Texan WW II fighter trainer:

SNJ (T6 Texan)

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Last modified 18 January 2014