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Annual Events at Airbase Arizona

A Gathering of Legends 2014

  • Monday, November 10th - Dinner with the Legends - Reception at 5:15pm, Dinner at 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, November 11th - A Gathering of Legends - at our musem from 10:00am - 2:00pm


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Dinner with the Legends - Monday, November 10th 5:15 - 8:00PM - Purchase Reservations

Hosted at our very own Aviation Museum, the AZCAF invites you to join us for Dinner with the Legends and your chance to sit and dine with these remarkable people. Reservations are $50 per person or $400 for a table of 8. Keynote Speaker will be Medal of Honor recipient Col. Bruce P. Crandall (U.S. Army, ret.). Colonel Crandall received the Medal of Honor for his gallantry in the Ia Drang Valley battle, depicted in the 2002 film "We Were Soldiers", in which Col. Crandall was played by actor Greg Kinnear.

Seventh Annual Gathering of Legends - Tuesday, November 11th 10:00AM - 2:00PM

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Airbase Arizona is pleased to present the "Seventh Annual Gathering of Legends," the largest gathering of military aviators in the southwestern United States. The event honors aviators who have participated in U.S. military conflicts for more than 70 years and serves as the museum's Veterans Day celebration. Visitors are invited to meet and speak personally with up to 40 military aviators, including fighter pilot aces, bomber and cargo aircraft crewmen, Tuskegee Airmen, Womens Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs) and many others.

RAF Cadet Memorial - Sunday, November 9th at 10:45AM

On Sunday, November 9th CAF Airbase Arizona will conduct a memorial service for 23 Royal Air Force Cadets who died in flight training at the #4 British Flying Training School at Falcon Field. The service, which has been conducted for more than 30 years, will be held at 10:45 a.m. at the City of Mesa Cemetery located at 1212 N. Center Street, Mesa, AZ. The British Plot is located near the center of the cemetery. Representatives of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Royal Air Force, the Daughters of the British Empire, and numerous other civic and patriotic organizations will attend. The Mesa Caledonian Pipe Band will perform. This is a FREE public event and all are invited.

For more information call 520-245-5095 or email airbaseleader@azcaf.org.

International Plastic Modelers Society Presents Modelzona

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

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The International Plastic Modelers Society will hold their international gathering in the museum hangar. The event will feature plastic models of aircraft, ships, missiles, spacecraft, figures, automobiles, etc. as well as a model contest. Vendors will offer plastic model kits and other modeling supplies.